Critics Say “The MISSING” is Not to be Missed!

It’s been three weeks since Hidetaka “SWERY” Suehiro’s first new game in four years, The MISSING: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories, released. The reviews are in and everyone’s fallen in love with the game’s story, characters, themes, and unique takes on the puzzle platformer. Hear what reviewers have to say!


8 / 10

IGN’s Full Review

“The MISSING: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories is an evocative, offbeat adventure with a sinister yet imaginative gameplay hook.”

8 / 10

Gamespot’s Full Review

“A dark, idiosyncratic experience that tells a deeply personal story that’s as confronting as it is sincere.”

8 / 10

Game Informer Full Review

“Like its surprisingly heartfelt narrative, this quirky indie side-scroller came out of nowhere, but I’m glad I didn’t miss out on The MISSING.”

9 / 10

Slant Magazine Full Review

“The way it tackles those themes is sensitive and heartfelt, never shying away from the pain involved while refusing to define its characters solely by their struggles.”

8 / 10

Nindie Spotlight Full Review

“I suppose the greatest compliment I could pay The MISSING is that I’ve never quite played anything like it in terms of its story, tone, and mechanics.”

10 / 10

Bonus Stage Full Review

The MISSING: JJ Macfield and the Island of Memories is such an unbelivably good, engaging, haunting, and heart breaking game.”

9 / 10

EGM Now Full Review

The MISSING’s clever innovations on the platforming genre are more than just gimmicks. They underline the game’s deeply emotional core and create a uniquely affecting experience.”

9 / 10

Indie Game Website Full Review

“The MISSING could well be the most honest game I’ve ever played, and it’s tricky to say why without taking from its most powerful moments.”

Grab The MISSING: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories now on console or PC (Steam)!


Title The Missing – J.J MacField and the Island of Memories –
Genre Action Adventure
Platform PlayStation®4/Nintendo Switch™/Xbox One/Steam
Release October 11, 2018
ESRB M for Mature
Price $29.99
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