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Posted: 2 years ago, last updated 13 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.


No Time to Explain is a running, jumping and shooting game where you play a man chasing his future self through time. As the game evolves you must progress to solve time puzzles and complete platforming challenges.

The game features time travel, time paradox effect, and alternate time-lines. It starts pretty strange but gets ever more confusing and absurd as you go. The side-scrolling running, shooting and jumping is consistent throughout, along with using a huge laser as an unusual means of propulsion.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 17/06/2015

Price: 75% off

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Wii U and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Players: 1

Genres: Action, Platform (Adventure, Puzzle and Simulation)

Components: 2D Side-On, Cartoon and Hand-Made

Developer: tiny Build (@tinyBuild)




Play Time: This game will take between 2 hours and 4 hours to complete.

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 16 for frequent scenes of arcade-style violence featuring blood or gore, and sustained depictions of death or injury. Violence is typical of a platform-style arcade game, with moderate blood and gore shown throughout including scenes of decapitated corpses.

Rated for younger players in the US. Rated ESRB TEEN for Violence & Blood.


No Time to Explain usually costs £11.99 to £12.79. 

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No Time to Explain

XBox Store Xbox One £11.99
PlayStation Store PS4 £11.99
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our No Time to Explain Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@tinyBuild) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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We haven't documented diversity and inclusion information for this game yet.

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