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Get ready for a unique experience through Bastion's universe, where the world literally rises to your footsteps. This is the game everyone is talking about.

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"A charming hack-and-slash RPG, with an excellent soundtrack, great colouring, and a superb narration gimmick." - PCGamer UK

"This game is amazing and you owe it to yourself to download it." - IGN.com

Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces. Wield a huge arsenal of upgradeable weapons and battle savage beasts adapted to their new habitat. Finish the main story to unlock the New Game Plus mode and continue your journey!

Key Features:

  • Stunning hand-painted artwork in full 1080p resolution

  • Critically-acclaimed original music score

  • Hours of reactive narration delivers a deep story

  • Action-packed combat rewards playing with finesse

  • Controls custom-tailored to PC plus gamepad support

  • 10+ unique upgradeable weapons to be used

  • 6 powerful Bastion structures to be discovered

  • 'New Game Plus' mode unlocked after finishing the story

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Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
Supergiant Games
Action, RPGs, Mac
Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment
Saturday, October 1, 2011
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Digital PC Download
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Minimum Requirements


  • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7
  • Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core or Greater
  • Memory: 2 GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 1.0 GB
  • Video Card: 512 MB DirectX 9.0c compatible graphics card (shader model 2)
  • DirectX®: 9.0c
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible


  • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
  • Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core or Greater
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 1.5 GB Free Space
  • Video Card: 256 MB OpenGL 2.0 compatible graphics card
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One Word Beautiful

The artwork of this game is very beautiful. The narration is memorable and the story is well developed too. Really enjoyed a lot playing this game.

Looks Good, Sounds Good, Plays... Okay

The game is stunningly gorgeous. The art style is absolutely phenomenal. The story, too, feels surprisingly deep as a result of the expertly paced narration, which you will genuinely look forward to hearing. Note: I say 'will' because you absolutely owe it to yourself to pick up this title. The combat feels responsive on mouse and keyboard, but it feels like it was optimised for a dual analog stick controller. Actually, the entire perspective feels as if it would be more manageable with a controller. For instance, it can be difficult to know how to manoeuvre yourself to not fall off the edges of the world - or, indeed, not roll right into the attack you were rolling away from. Aside from that, the 'lock on' function is tied to the shield, and I am personally not okay with that - even though it was never an actual problem, as it is never actually necessary to use the lock on. It can be occasionally annoying when fighting multiple opponents, however, as you cannot manoeuvre yourself to block an attack coming from the side easily. The game will easily last you through 2 playthroughs - likely more. It has enough unique ideas, and the combat is fun and responsive enough that you will never be bored, and you will always want to push forward in the game.

Surprisingly Deep

Bastion is easily one of the best Indie games in recent years. Vivid backdrops and colorful visuals are art in themselves. Levels come together right in front of your eyes, while your own personal narrator narrates your every action. Combat is fluid and varied, with many weapon configurations, making multiple play-throughs a must. Only downside ? character sometimes falls through what should be solid ground. But the best part of the game is its surprisingly deep and emotional story. Bastion is a good book with bright pictures, and it will make you think.

One of the best indies of all time

Amazing game. Story mode takes about 9-10 hours. For this price, the game is an absolute steal. The art is colourful and fluid; the music is catchy and creates a relaxing ambience. The difficulty is quite easy, but the game gives you the option to make enemies stronger, which is another benefit. There is also a New Game Plus mode after finishing the story, letting you continue the journey and become stronger.

Best voice acting, best art, best soundtrack, awesome gameplay

All stories start at the beginning. Ain't so simple with this one. Boy wandered for a while... Videogame was beautiful for one. Caelondians really have a way with art, he thought, then heard a girl humming in the distance. He took her to the Bastion, where everyone had agreed to meet in case of trouble. Old man was right, the calamity was no accident. Boy had a mission now, a purpose. Go ahead boy, show us what you got.

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