Manual Samuel

Manual Samuel

Curve Digital



Manual Samuel is a classic adventure game with a wild twist. After making a deal with Death, our hero, the spoiled rich-kid Samuel, must survive for 24 hours controlling his entire body manually. From breathing and blinking to driving and working, all these tasks will fall to you. It won’t be easy, with Death himself tagging along for the ride, you might be in some very deep feces! Features: A hilarious story of love, redemption and death with secrets to uncover along the way. Unique, hand-drawn 2D art and animation bring the world of Manual Samuel to life. Play solo or share control of Sam’s body with a friend for local co-op fun. Master the brutal time-attack mode. Scintilating soundtrack by Sondre Jensen and Ozan Drøsdal. Over 600 lines of dialogue expertly executed by eloquent voice actors.

Available on

Xbox One

Xbox One


  • Local multiplayer (2)
  • Local co-op

Additional info

Published by
Curve Digital

Release date

Approximate download size
2.4 GB

  • Age rating
  • Entertainment Software Rating Board



    Crude Humor


    Suggestive Themes

    Use of Tobacco


Install on your home Xbox One console plus have access when you’re connected to your Microsoft account.

Additional terms
Xbox Live code of conduct

Seizure warnings
Photosensitive seizure warning

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Awesome but read before you buy

If you like a short but funny game that offers some challenge then this game is meant for you. PS: offers 2-4 hours of gameplay, 4 hours if you spend your time on the time attack mode or decide to play both single player AND the co-op mode.

124 out of 133 people found this helpful.

Worth A Look

Yes the game is short, but it's still worth it. It's funny, sarcastic, and fun to play. Death, the narrator, and poor Sam are excellent characters. If you're looking for something that differs from your everyday shooters or rpgs, get this game.

28 out of 31 people found this helpful.

You need good brain

This really made me question my brain usage in multitasking. Cool to play with your friends locally. Got great .png. Cool achievements. Funny stuff. Wish I could know all the secret funny stuff opposite of what outcomes I had. Hot. :D

56 out of 67 people found this helpful.

Absolutely Hillarious!!

a bit short, but one of the funniest games you will ever play! it will keep a smile on your face from beginning to end!

31 out of 36 people found this helpful.


I enjoyed this game just enough crude humor to keep u playing. It was a bit challenging but well worth it.

27 out of 33 people found this helpful.


i have to say this is the most creative and funniest game i have played. i highly reccomend this unique gem.

23 out of 29 people found this helpful.

Good Game

This is a really fun and enjoyable game that really differs from most modern games and really makes you think about how much you actually multi task without realizing it

10 out of 12 people found this helpful.

Great concept...

Controls are slow and unresponsive often requiring you to finish the animation for the previous command before the game will acknowledge a new command, meaning that you issue the correct command but the game doesn't respond. Disappointingly frustrating.

9 out of 11 people found this helpful.

Good but short

Awesome game with good humor.

10 out of 14 people found this helpful.

too short, unresponsive controls

This game is only about 2 hours long. it feels like it should be a demo not a full game. controls during the final section are incredibly unresponsive.

9 out of 13 people found this helpful.

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