A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying man's memories to artificially fulfill his last wish.
User reviews:
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Very Positive (444 reviews) - 94% of the 444 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (21,513 reviews) - 97% of the 21,513 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 1, 2011

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Reviews

“How do I explain why it’s brilliant without spoiling what makes it so?”
9/10 – Eurogamer

“It’s simple, poignant, and full of heart.”
10/10 – GamePro

“To the Moon is a game you must play.”
8/10 – GameSpot

"I guess the music's kinda nice..."
-Developer's Aunt

"It is no less than absolutely beautiful."
10/10 – PC PowerPlay

About This Game

Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts have peculiar jobs: They give people another chance to live, all the way from the very beginning... but only in their patients' heads.

Due to the severity of the operation, the new life becomes the last thing the patients remember before drawing their last breath. Thus, the operation is only done to people on their deathbeds, to fulfill what they wish they had done with their lives, but didn’t.

This particular story follows their attempt to fulfill the dream of an elderly man, Johnny. With each step back in time, a new fragment of Johnny's past is revealed. As the two doctors piece together the puzzled events that spanned a life time, they seek to find out just why the frail old man chose his dying wish to be what it is.

And Johnny's last wish is, of course... to go to the moon.

Key Features

  • A unique & non-combat story-driven experience
  • Innovative mix between adventure game elements and classic RPG aesthetics
  • Acclaimed original soundtrack that closely ties to the story
  • An espresso execution with zero filler and no time drains

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS:Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor:Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:1024x768 High Color +
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space
    • OS: OS X 10.6.8
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Major Linux Distribution from 2010
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
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Very Positive (444 reviews)
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Overwhelmingly Positive (21,513 reviews)
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Chaplain
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Put aside 3-4 hours and treat it like a great big soppy movie.

Fantastic experience with a very fitting soundtrack, would recommend to anyone.

(Don't be afraid to board the feels train, it will happen and it won't stop)
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_Nova002
( 5.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Interesting Game. At times confusing plot/goals, but masterfully scripted. Music effectively establishes atmosphere very well in emotional scenes.
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KittenKirby
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Right in the feels.

Pretty much all there is to say about this game.
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[SkyB] Aesc
( 4.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
One of the best story rich games I've played, ever.
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Knet
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
Buy a book instead/10.
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Bluey
( 0.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
T hriller
O ptimistic

T ime
H ope
E nergy

M erry
O ne
O verjoyyed
N everending

Would you follow your dreams if you wanted to?

Overall Rating: 10/10

My Group's Curator Page!
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Keren
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 29
The only thing I can say to this game is that it is truly wonderful. All the twists and turns that happened in the story will make you wanting for more. I have played quite a few games that I really liked, but this one tops it all off. The gameplay is simple, but the music--the story is so amazing and heart pumping. For $10 I didn't know so much story can happpen in a single play span. If I was going to redo any game or show, no doubt would I do this again <3
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nintendobanana101
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
The only times I've ever cried in a video game were Undertale and Mother 3. This game can be added to the slowly growing list. I mean- Jesus Christ on a skateboard. I definently reccomend a play for this game, and I look forward to the new installment of the series "Finding Paradise" ;3.
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mariesvaren
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
I do not want to spoil any part of this game, so the only thing I will say is this: It is incredibly moving, and I love the story even though I actually do not agree with how everything played out in the end.

PS. Do not play this if you do not like storybased games.
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meganramos1211
( 4.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
Product received for free
Everything is NOT alright
How dare this game make me feel feelings
0/10 Would not feel again
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Walorikot
( 6.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 28
One of my fabourite games ever. The plot thrills you.
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alien742
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
To the Moon is a emotinally impactful game that left me in awe. There are countless aspects of this game that I liked and few that i didnt like about the game.
I'll start off listing the positives:
+ Amazing story, make sure to pay attention! Its what this game is all about!!
+ Characters attach to you more and more as the story goes on.
+ Quick and fun to play if you have a afternoon with no plans.
+ Makes you reflect and really think about life as a big picture.
+ Immersive soundtrack.

Here are some negatives that come to mind:
- Gameplay is a tad dull and repetative.
- Very short game. (Took 3 hours to beat)
- Graphics werent my style but the design went well with this game.


Overall this is a stunningly amazing game and I for sure recommend it to anyone.
My Rating: ★★★★☆
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MorphicZenith
( 3.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Had a great story and i would recommend it to anyone wanting to relax and play a good game.
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×☻×
( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
This game changed my life :) Amazing storyline with unexpected plot twists. I loved it and recommend it!
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Trump 4 Prez
( 8.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
There is much gameplay but the story is pretty cool. I might be heartless but I didn't think the ending was as sad as many people make it out to be. It was a pretty good story but nothing too special. 6/10
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FooFighter
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
If you ever decide at any point in time to play one RPG Maker game, pick this one. Its narrative is leagues ahead of other offerings. It is rich, nuanced and frankly quite magical for a game created with such simple development tools.
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Cαsε
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
The Best game ever !
Such a nice profound story , gets you very emotional tho !
Must Buy! Must Play!
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Chuskisnet
( 6.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 27
Better than Inception
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Aragon
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
Started playing at 11:00 PM, finished the game at 3:30 AM.
Game is Amazing.
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zeusse_leow
( 9.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 26
The first game I can done it without any weapon or spell.

And the most important thing, here's my first perfect game on Steam.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
20 of 21 people (95%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Product received for free
It's rare to find a game with a profound story that really touches you, and delivers a satisfying ending. This one succeeds. I hunt for those rare, meaningful stories in any medium, and I'm always thrilled when I find one.
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14 of 14 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
To enjoy this game, you must meet two criteria:
First, you must focus on the story.
Second, you must have a soul.
Then, you will find this short tale captivating, emotional, and stunning.
Like I said, the story is the focus. The gameplay revolves around exploring until you find enough secrets to unlock the next level. This can get repetitive, but is really the only downside.
A huge upside is the soundtrack. It's beautifully done piano that adds to the emotion and nostalgia that ties in the present with your exploration of the past.
This game is short and cheap, so you don't have much to lose. But if you play it, I think you will find you won't lose anything.
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13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Unless you're a heartless piece of s***, how can anyone think of this game like a pointless waste of time?
I give this a 10/10. Great game. Great story. I would totally reset the memory I have of me playing this game just to cry some more. :D
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10 of 10 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
This game could seriously make a rock cry... Multiple times.

.·´¯`(>▂<)´¯`·.

Waterworks aside this definitely lived up to the hype. Music is amazing. Story is amazing. Loved it!
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 17
Wrekd.... this game is devastating and utterly beautiful.

I have had this game in my library for quite some time and saved it for.... well, I'm not sure, but I've been feeling kinda down lately and this was a great way of releasing a lot of those emotions.

Only things I can hold against it is the controls are a little wonky and some parts of the first act become a bit tedious, but you won't even care.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
I've never in my entire life been touched more by a game. I cared about these characters as they went through their lives, and suffered with them. I can honestly say that this isn't a game, it's a work of art. If you have the spare change, buy it. It will be a part of my library for years to come.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
·´¯`(>▂<)´¯`·. I can't play to the moon, but i needed that achievement!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
'To the Moon' is intelligent, well written and extremely creative. Two scientists dive into a dying man's mind to alter his memories in order to fulfil his final wish. And yes, the game is just as awesome as it sounds. It has some really cool moments and even though the idea is pretty surreal, it is presented to you in a way that it just sucks you in and the game MAKES you believe it is all actually possible. Not only that, you will feel for these characters. Rarely have there been games that tug on my heart strings the way this game did. Some people seem to finish it in one sitting, take 2 or 3 hours to complete it but it took me 5.2 hours for 1 playthrough from beginning to end. I like to be thorough in my games, especially the story heavy ones that rely on exploration. You will want to take it all in with this game because it is just that good.

It is a very basic point and click game, nothing overly complicated and it doesn't require too much work, there are some minor riddles to solve but in the end, it relies for the most part on its emotion heavy story. The game is story driven and the visuals and soundtrack are both there to intensify the experience. Some songs might come over as repetitive (something actually made fun of within the game itself) but you will hardly notice this because the music is just that good. The graphics are reminiscent of the Super Nintendo era and it works for this game. Finally 'To the Moon' is jam packed with useless nerdy trivia for gamers and people who watch all the good tv shows.

'To the Moon' is dark, atmospheric and you won't leave the game unmarked.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 16
在某吧友的建议下,昨天一口气把游戏《去月球》通关了,这款被称作神作(神作泛滥的时代)的作品,感动了那么多人,但是我个人倒是没怎么感冒,还有点不以为然。
虽然是很美丽的爱情故事,虽然我多多少少也为之动容了一点,即使改变了记忆也没有错过爱你的人,爱你的人终究还是爱你,多么美好浪漫的事情,但是因为科幻色彩浓重,加上本来对爱情就失望透顶的我,竟会觉得有点坑,果然是因为初期对游戏的期望太高了吗?当然,还有其他一些原因,后续说明。
据说游戏的容量是4个小时,因为是抽时间出来玩这个游戏的,所以我是抱着快速通关的心理去玩这款游戏的,这个在一定程度上影响了我去好好地欣赏它,不过既然是剧情游戏的话,文字当然是很重要的,我有好好地看游戏中的每一句台词。
初期以为游戏中要打怪兽什么的,我甚至都做好了使用修改器的准备(为了快速通关),但是实际玩了一会儿之后发现不需要打怪,这点让我很喜欢,而是类似于发现道具做任务一样的游戏流程。
游戏充满了科幻要素,剧中的台词也很有意思,两个博士都属于很可爱的人,尤其是男博士,虽然看上去吊儿郎当的,但是实际上是个很实在的人,也可以看得出来很喜欢女博士。
于是,二人组就开始到病人的记忆里去穿梭了,不过我开始就有疑问,如果只是篡改记忆的话,那么实际上不是还是没有达到“让约翰去月球”的愿望了吗?就是说,只是篡改了记忆让那些事“好像是真的”,但是实际上仍然是一场梦不是吗?这让人稍微绝点有点坑,真的去月球的话又是没可能的,一个垂死的病人又是要如何才能够去到月球呢。
游戏的过程中,因为程序bug原因意外卡住一次,害我只能从上一个存档载入也坑了我一把。还因为人物不能奔跑让我很是着急,于是我使用了变速齿轮,将速度×4之后终于可以比较顺利地“奔跑”了。
一个类似倒叙的故事,让我们先知道了结果,然后再去寻找原因,历程还有点坎坷,中间有一次不知道怎么攻略下去了因为找不到记忆要素,本来就想快速通关的我,不能顺利攻略让人有点着急,于是只好看了一下攻略然后总算顺利通关了。
剧情的高潮就是二人对于如何处理病人的委托意见发生了分歧,要说二人都是没错的,最后折中的方案成功了也算是万幸了,在那之前女博士临危不惧也让人动容。
老人了无遗憾地走了,房子给了佣人莉莉,结尾处红色的闪屏仿佛暗示了什么,比如这发生的一切其实只是一次某人的记忆的探索历程。
于是故事就结束了,我没有被感动,但是却有着淡淡的感伤,不知道是这游戏带给我的感伤,还是我最近因为工作上的事情本来就感到压力大了,亦或者是其他。
游戏的体裁还是很喜欢的,科幻类型,冒险要素和游戏手法都是挺不错的,还有音乐也很赞,尤其是主题曲那首音乐《去月球》,再次听到的时候这个故事自然就浮现在脑海里了。
喜欢浪漫爱情故事的朋友或许可以试试这个据说超过《仙剑》的RPG游戏
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
Product received for free
Made me wanna learn to fold orgami rabbits. Would To the Moon again.
10/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 24
This is an amazing game to me and my brother. When I first played the game it took me a few hours to finish the game, but the story of this game was outstanding making every second worth the money spent on thsi game. During the game play that I experianced made me cry a few times and if I played the game severl times the game would still be as interesting as the first time I played the game. Still this is just my opinion, but I still highly recommend this game.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 10
A very beautiful game. Many call it "story-rich", and it's story is truly what makes this game. There are some flaws, of course, but the narrative of this game earns its rating. Lots of symbolism to be had, and hearts to be touched, but there's a good amount of humor to balance it all. Worth its keep.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
One of the most beautiful stories in a video game. While it is a very light puzzle game, and I mean very light, the story alone is enough driving force to keep you invested until the end. Highly reccomend this as a purchase. You will not regret it!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
A beautiful story with a perfectly paired musical accompaniment. Despite the text bubble clicking method of delivery being an absolutely brutal and uninvolving way to deliver a story, this game was amazing and was well delivered.

However; between the method of delivery and the incredibly slow movement speed of the characters the game becomes a grind towards 'Act III'. Yet, from the feeling of 'What a beautiful story' to 'OMFG pls effing end already' the game was worth the sale purchase but should have ended after they first met, when they were looking at the stars.

Could use:
-a volume slider
-steam overlay
-a click counter
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 27
Better than Inception
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
This game hit me right in the feels. And then ripped my heart out.

11/10 - Waiting for episode 2
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 21
Sappy story that is well-written and well-told ;-;

A+
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
Play this game, it is in a world of its own.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
11.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 6
If you play this game without getting emotional:
Congratulations, you are a truly hearless &@$+@&0
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