My Time at Portia – Nintendo Switch

My Time at Portia - Nintendo Switch

Restore your Pa’s neglected workshop to its former glory by fulfilling commissions, growing crops, raising animals, and befriending the quirky inhabitants of this charming post-apocalyptic land!

Armed with your Pa’s old handbook and workbench, you must gather, mine and craft your way to being crowned the number one workshop in Portia. Help the locals rebuild the town and uncover the secrets locked deep away beneath it. Be prepared though…it won’t be easy!

The town of Portia is full of friendly new faces for you to meet. Make friends, complete requests, exchange gifts, go on dates and let romance blossom!

BUILD YOUR WORKSHOP: Gather resources and craft marvellous machines as you work through daily commissions and villager requests.

RUN YOUR OWN FARM: Grow crops and raise animals.

GET CREATIVE: With craftable furniture, decorations and workshop upgrades.

JOIN THE COMMUNITY: Meet and make friends with a vibrant cast of unforgettable faces.

EXPLORE AND BATTLE: Delve deep into the ancient ruins and dungeons of Portia.

AND THERE’S MORE: Explore new lands, attend in-game festivals, ride horses and llamas, cook, play mini-games and go fishing. How will you spend your time in Portia?

My Time at Portia - Review £24.99
  • Overall - 92%
    92%
92%

Our Thoughts...

So this game starts with you arriving in Portia on a boat to start a life in your Father’s old slightly rundown cabin.

You meet a multitude of locals who all have different roles to play in Portia. There are farms of various animals and crops that fill the landscape as far as the eye can see.

You must register to become a builder which then leads onto you being commissioned for a multitude of different jobs. In order to make money you must undertake these commissions.

You can also grow crops and keep animals as the game progresses. There are mines where you can dig up relics of a bygone era and discs. The church in Portia want to destroy the discs as they feel that they will bring along the destruction of Portia.

Why not make friends with all of the quirky and unusual townspeople who make up Portia, they will ask you to make things for them and that will help you friendships grow.

Hey who knows you may even find romance. You can go on dates with the eligible singletons that reside in Portia and see where that takes you.

My Time at Portia is a beautiful and well thought out game, there are many different things for you to fill your days with such as raising animals, building commissions, farming, mining and so much more.

Life in Portia at first seems idyllic but there is a suspicious undertone to this with the mention of what happened years ago and the downfall of the previous way of life and I personally can’t wait to find out more.

The only major downside that we have found to this game is that some of the load times between scenes are a little lengthy, but given the quality of the game we are willing to forgive this fault.

Obviously there is still a lot more of this world for us to explore and we hope that you will enjoy the adventure along with us.

Review copy supplied by Team 17

Check out our walkthroughs below for hints and tips on how to play the game!

Pros

  • Beautiful graphics
  • Lovely music
  • Enjoyable and easy to pick up and play

Cons

  • Takes a while to load
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