Challenging platformer with striking visuals and deep engrossing story transports you to a world beyond ours!
User reviews: Very Positive (2,081 reviews) - 86% of the 2,081 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 31, 2012

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About This Game

A young boy named Kurt finds himself stranded on a peculiar planet, and he must find his way home. Finding help from unlikely allies and the curious tools in his backpack, Kurt must use gravity-defying beams to conquer every platform and solve every puzzle on this strange journey. Featuring over 12 hours of action-adventure gameplay and fully-realized co-op, players are poised to experience a beautiful world set to an evocative soundtrack. With twenty-two different locations, dozens of foes and hundreds of secrets, Pid is like your world… only different.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP SP2
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz single core
    • Memory: 1 Gb
    • Hard disk space: 2 Gb
    • Video Card: DirectX 9.0 compatibility
    • DirectX®: DirectX9
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 3.0 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 2 Gb
    • Hard disk space: 2 Gb
    • Video Card: GeForce 8 series, ATI Radeon HD2xxx
    • DirectX®: DirectX10
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: 2.6 GHz single core
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 2 GB
    • Video Card: OpenGL 2.0 compatible video card with 1 GB shared or dedicated RAM (ATI or NVIDIA)
Helpful customer reviews
22 of 23 people (96%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
18.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 17, 2015
Pid is a super atmosperic, dreamy and hard game. Really Freakin' hard.
I died 888 times (I swear I'm not making that up).

This is a punisihng game, and we're I using a controller, there would have been numerous holes in the wall by the time I finished Pid.

If it wasn't already clear - I'm not talking about "hard" difficulty.

I picked this up for cheap, but if you like platformers that are a little "different", then always look for games coming out of Scandinavia ;)

The main mechanic is quite uniqe (kind of a tractor beam) and this is what diffeerentiates pid from most other games of the genre.

Definitely worth picking up if you're into unforgiving platformers!
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
21.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 23, 2015
Pid was an excellent surprise for me. The gameplay is great and it's a pleasure to advance in beautiful levels. It isn't an easy game for 5 years old children. You will need some retries in some tricky passages. And if you can't find your way, there are useful walktroughs.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2015
Pid is a game about a small child who is unable to get his bus so he goes around stealing constellations to buy bombs.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 17, 2015
Pid is hard, man! I got this for free, and at first I thought what the hell, some kiddy game. But it's very interesting, relaxing and the bosses are hardasses!! I would have never expected. I haven't finished it yet, but my experience was very nice.
Keep making games like these!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 23, 2015
Pid is an extremely charming 2.5D puzzle platformer, but its unforgiving sections in the game can often make for a frustrating time. You play as Kurt, a boy who falls asleep on a space school bus and needs to get back home. Unfortunately the planet he's on is less than willing to let you go. You must dodge clever robots and learn about the planet, which has a surprising amount of lore.

The gameplay has a lot of satisfying controls like precise jumping, but its core mechanic is a superpower Kurt gets early on. You have the ability to place down up to two beams that can carry you like the Funnels in Portal 2. This opens up a lot of solutions to puzzles considering that you can place them down on almost any surface. These puzzles, as I've said before, can get a little frustratng because most of the game a single hit will kill you. And sometimes the beam placement can get finnicky and you get killed.

To top off the great story and puzzling, there's a co op mode that takes Audrey with you. With two people, each person gets only one beam. Personally I think the beams are a power you shouldn't dumb down to force co operation. Instead, either give one of the partners a different power, or just give both partners two beams.

Summing up Pid, it's really fun if you are normally really precise with your movement. The story is engaging and charming, and if you can part with half your power to enjoy the game with another human, then more power to you!
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