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Ayo the Clown Review

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Ayo the Clown is an enjoyable platformer that takes around 10h to complete. The story is a bit childish, especially the way it is told but the gameplay is very good. No missable achievements.


Approximate amount of time to 100%: ~10h
Estimated achievement difficulty: 3/10
Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1
Is there a good guide available: I’ve made 2 guides. One with all the collectible locations and one with all the achievements
Multiplayer achievements: No
Missable achievements: No
Grinding Achievements: No
DLC-Only achievements: No
Speedrun achievements: No
Time-gated achievements: No
RNG-achievements: No
Does difficulty affect achievements: No, you can play on the easiest difficulty
Unobtainable/glitched achievements: No

Ayo the Clown is a very enjoyable platformer that feels like the old Donkey Kong or Mario games from the ’90s. The story is a bit childish and most of all the way it is told feels really childish but the gameplay is a lot of fun, and that does matter the most in a platformer. A few of the later abilities feel a bit clunky, like the wall jumping and the ground sliding, but with some practice, it is very doable. Although I kept struggling from time to time with the ground sliding ability.

None of the achievements are missable. I would suggest collecting as many collectibles during your playthrough so the mop-up phase doesn’t take that long. Visit the city from time to time to get new quests from the people you have helped during your adventures. In case you’re stuck on an achievement, please check out my guides on the steam community.



This review for Ayo the Clown was written on 2 August 2021, based on the current Steam version of the game which has 32 achievements at the time of writing this review. This information can be outdated, for example, when the developer adds or removes achievements or releases (new) DLC.

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