The Misadventures of Mr Winterbottom

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom: 800 points.

You control Mr. P.B. Winterbottom on his adventures to obtain the Chronoberry Pie, travelling through time and space to do so. Plenty of addictive puzzles to keep one entertained, the overall theme is a tribute to silent black and white movies, even with added film grain.
Visually, Winterbottom is simple yet still appealing to the eyes. Layered 2-D graphics give it an almost 3-D effect, but isn't distracting in any sense. The design of Mr Winterbottom is a bit on the small side, yet comical in the way his seemingly stickly limbs, compared to the size of his giant head, flail around with jumps and waving with his umbrella.
The music itself is quite catching, also reminiscent of the silent-movie era, with a dark-slightly-cheerful feel to it.
Controls are extremely easy: Left stick to move, A to jump, A again to float, and X to swing your umbrella. The game allows you to make clones that aid in getting all the delectable pies on each level, which is done by holding the right trigger and moving around. You also have the choice of hitting your clones towards the pies. How you clear each puzzle is really up to you.
Sadly, I've seen the "make the clones to solve the puzzle" type thing before at Kongregate.com: The Company of Myself. After playing this simple flash game, I was intrigued by the complexity of making such a game in Flash, and hoped someone would see this game and be inspired to make something similiar for the XBox. Seems my hopes came true.

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