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No Time To Explain arrives on Steam next week

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After a successful Kickstarter campaign, multiple Steam rejections, and a subsequent, triumphant, Greenlight bid, tinyBuild Games' 2D comedy platformer No Time To Explain will finally reach the digital distribution daddy on January 25th. That's over a week away, which should give us plenty of time for an explanation.

No Time To Explain is a fantastically frantic paradoxical platformer in which a version of you from the future travels back with a grave warning. And a giant crab. Using your future-self's jetpack gun - which doubles as both a weapon and a method of propulsion - it's your job to traverse each trap-filled level and reach the portal at the end.

While tinyBuild have been selling the game (and its bundled second season expansion) directly from their website , they've been working to make the Steam release the definitive version. It will feature the following:

  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud Saves
  • Working Full screen
  • Lots of ribs in people's eyes
  • Hundreds of levels
  • Including levels made by our Kickstarter supporters, and even a dedicated Minecraft universe since Notch helped us a lot during the Kickstarter campaign
  • Many bug fixes since initial release

There are also collectible hats.

Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.