Steam 250, the site that compiles Steam reviews. And also those impartial game rankings has seen Size Five’s critical smash hit number one. Lair of the Clockwork God is an old school adventure game. Not to mention a wannabe indie darling platformer. Working together to stave off ALL the Apocalypses. Now taking the top spot.
“That number one rank is reserved for games with near-universal praise. So it’s a delight to get there” said Dan Marshall, Director of Size Five. “We now have over 350 reviews. And out of all of them only one person who didn’t really like it. The rest are choc full of glowing praise.”
“I’ve been making indie games for over 15 years now. And releasing Lair of the Clockwork God has been a real eye-opener for me. It’s the toughest, hardest game release I’ve ever done. All in an incredibly harsh market conditions. And the hugely positive feedback from fans is what’s kept me going.”
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In Lair of the Clockwork God, BEN is an old school LucasArts point and click fanboy. So his feet never leave the ground. And likewise, he’s happiest collecting junk for his inventory. Then combining items to solve puzzles. DAN comes to the conclusion that there’s no money in point and click adventures anymore. So he’s eager to become the next hit indie darling platformer instead.
Together, Dan and Ben will each using their own unique characteristics and gameplay style to help the other out, and save the world from all the Apocalypses happening outside.
Lair of the Clockwork God sees you switching between both characters and using their unique abilities together in a race-against-time effort to stop all the Apocalypses happening simultaneously, by teaching an old computer about feelings.
Lair of the Clockwork God also now has the 24th highest rating for game of the year on Steam. It has a Metacritic rating of 84. While received glowing reviews from the likes of EDGE, RockPaperShotgun and PCGamer. And of course ranked as a Hidden Gem on Steam 250.