No Time to Explain for Xbox One
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No Time to Explain

Jul 17, 2015
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About this game

Developer: tinyBuild
Content Rating: Teen

Summary

No Time To Explain is a game about shooting the ground, putting on weight and setting your body on fire. Blast yourself through time and alternate realities to rescue your future-self from a giant crab sent by your evil time-twin from another dimension!

Critic Reviews

6 Reviews
6.44
Matt WhittakerJul 17, 2015
Remaking a game that is inherently flawed has to be an incredible challenge and tinyBuild did the best it possibly could. While its physics are largely suspect, its pacing ranges from great to dreadful and its boss battles are universally poor, the new version of No Time to Explain could potentially warrant a playthrough from someone looking for something inherently stupid (with this last word being used in the most endearing way possible).
John ElliottAug 02, 2015
There are redeeming qualities in No Time to Explain, such as the music and some of the character designs, but the rest of it doesn’t translate well to console. The controls are sluggish and impractical while the majority of the visuals could use some more oomph too. At the end of the day, if you are not a DIE HARD (caps for emphasis) fan of retro type games, I think you’d best stay away from this title as the negatives outweigh the positives.
Anthony BacchusAug 26, 2015
In the end, it's hard to recommend No Time To Explain. While its cutesy visuals and ridiculous plot are infectious from the offset, the punishing and unfair repetition of its gameplay will leave many players hard-pressed to find any enjoyment out of it. There's definitely been a rise in demand for difficult games out there, and No Time To Explain may scratch that itch for some, but it ultimately falls short due to inconsistent game design.

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