Their faces are the playing pieces. The rules are their emotions! Ridiculously charming puzzles, wrapped around an epic tale of love and danger, topped off with an authentic old-time stringband soundtrack! The goal is to put every one next to their friends. But you can't please everybody all the time.
User reviews: Very Positive (106 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 14, 2014
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"Showed at PAX East 2014 - Cute, endearing, and simply good fun."
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Reviews

“Ingenious, fresh and smartly designed, Girls Like Robots has been oiled to perfection.”
Eurogamer

“Remarkably charming”
PC Gamer

“Logic puzzles have never been so cute, quirky and entertaining.”
Kotaku

About This Game

Their faces are the playing pieces. The rules are their emotions!

Ridiculously charming puzzles, wrapped around an epic tale of love and danger, topped off with an authentic old-time stringband soundtrack!

The goal is to put every one next to their friends.

But you can't please everybody all the time. Sometimes you gotta break hearts to save the day. And the day definitely needs saving: Volcanoes, exploding chickens, planetary invasion and a boy who just wants to dance with a girl.

FEATURES:
  • Constantly evolving gameplay
  • A huge cast of moody folk
  • Like, a bajillion hand drawn places and things
  • Three Acts with 110 puzzles

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista®/XP, Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics Card made within the last 4 years (Pixel Shader 3.0, Vertex Shader 3.0)
    • Hard Drive: 350 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.6
    • Processor: Intel based Macs only.
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics Card made within the last 4 years (Pixel Shader 3.0, Vertex Shader 3.0)
    • Hard Drive: 350 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Something that can run Steam's client.
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics Card made within the last 4 years (Pixel Shader 3.0, Vertex Shader 3.0)
    • Hard Drive: 350 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
11 of 12 people (92%) found this review helpful
8.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 10
"Blocky Girls really like blocky Robots".

The Square University has sendout its blocky students to discover different places in this weird world.
Firstly everything seems very easy. Girls like Robots but dislike Nerds. So you have to manage the seats in a bus that nobody gets annoyed. With each level the complexity of seats and possible combinations raises.This little action puzzle game has probably not the greatest visual animations but it's still lovely designed and the logic puzzles feel quite comfortable. Highly enjoyable gameplay.

And then it goes crazy. Suddenly you get an Teacher character who loves bugs, ladybugs, fishes, fires, pies, and mustache robots. But that is still not the best. In the end you fly to space and handle space seals, alien slughats, alien girls and ofc alien nerds. Fantastic. Before you can think who likes who you must act to build up your laserproof shield. The endboss is quite challenging.
This game simple makes fun. Also to mention the endless squaredance soundtrack and that it is now in Japanese avaible. There must be some fans out there ...
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
20.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
I really wanted to enjoy this game. It caught my eye a while ago and it's been on my wishlist ever since. It looked so cute and entertaining, and the reviews for it seemed quite positive.

That said, Girls Like Robots really fell flat with me.
The charm of the game wore off very, very quickly.
The puzzles were boring and the music was terrible.
Even for a puzzle game the gameplay was subpar.

I played through and kept hoping its initial charm would make a surprise comeback... but instead the game slowly dragged on and on, getting more boring as it went. Even the art was hard to enjoy, when all the characters were just a bunch of heads bobbing up and down, it all felt lazy and uncreative. The puzzles became redundant and failed to evolve into anything challenging or interesting. A disappointment all around.

If you're planning on getting this game, aim to get it on sale. Don't waste $7 on it.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 11
It's actually logic puzzles; nothing to do with robosexuality. The art and the cutscenes/transitions can get abrasive, but it's entertaining enough, although it never gets very challenging.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Beyond terrible. Buy it if you are sheeple.
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38 of 42 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 30, 2014
This is one of the most insane puzzle games I've ever played. The mechanics are simple: you have a grid of X by Y squares, place your pieces down in a way that everyone likes who they're seated beside (the basic rule of the game: Girls like Robots. Girls don't like Nerds. Nerds like Girls, Robots, but not other Nerds).

Except then suddenly you're learning that June actually really likes Bugs. But Bugs don't like Girls. And Ben likes June, so make sure to leave a space near June for Ben so he can ask her out, and...

The game's complexity builds slowly, and it comes through adorably quirky cutscenes. It also has 3 tiers of medal per stage, but in a twist I absolutely adore, "gold" does not mean "perfect" - it just means "the highest". This is one of those games where the designer didn't go through and mathematically 'solve' every stage and expect you to do the same, and that goes a long way for me in saying "This is the kind of game devoted to fun first, humor second, and everything else is just a bonus".

Plus, if you score enough golds and things, you unlock alternate silly modes. I'm waiting to see what Nerd Drop is.

edit: Infinite Nerd Drop is everything I wanted from the name.
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