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Score Breakdown Based on 220 ratings
  1. 10 (24)
  2. 9 (87)
  3. 8 (72)
  4. 7 (21)
  5. 6 (8)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (0)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    VVVVVV is an awesome game for what it is, but the 3D version has too little to set it apart from the original release.

    Rated on August 27, 2012 by julianozuca

    The Good: The same from the original PC version: a compelling hardcore-retro blast. The Bad: Nothing special about 3D effects; a bit overpriced. VVVVVV was released a couple years ago as an indi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    It's a great game but just too short

    Rated on March 09, 2013 by justcause2w

    I finished this game in 2 hours 1 minute with 854 deaths. Yes that's right but still it was a great experience. There's a little exploration in this game and I liked it. You have to rescue all your me...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Most frustrating game of the year!

    Rated on August 15, 2013 by orangetack

    VVVVVV is a 2D retro platformer with a difference. In this day and age, there are many different takes on the core platforming idea, but VVVVVV stands out as two things: 1, a very innovative platforme...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    VVVVVV is a fast paced hardcore platformer that manages to be compelling exactly because of its high difficulty level.

    Rated on January 23, 2012 by julianozuca

    The Good: Cool retro presentation (both graphics and sound wise); hard without being discouraging; simple (thus easy to get into) gameplay mechanics put to good use in diverse situations. The Bad: ...

    3 out of 4 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A great 2D platformer with a flipping twist! (get it?)

    Rated on November 21, 2010 by AdrenalinDragon

    As a big fan of 2D platformers myself, VVVVVV was a game I bumped into after playing Super Meat Boy, and despite finishing the game in just under 2 hours, I loved it. VVVVVV relies on the player being...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A brilliant twist on 2D platforming is both challenging and rewarding.

    Rated on November 27, 2010 by acousticpicker

    Leave it to indie game developers to make a game that is simple yet challenging, fun, and unique. Gameplay: 4/5 + This game is wonderful. The basic concept of this game reinvents the jumping aspe...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Although there isn't much content, VVVVVV is a fun, challenging blast from start to finish.

    Rated on December 25, 2010 by Anonymoe

    Pros: Fantastic level design that uses gravity flipping mechanic to its fullest; Charming and weird art style; Super catchy soundtrack; Tough, but fair, difficulty Cons: Brutally tough difficulty w...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Gravity-flipping and mind-bending puzzles!

    Rated on March 09, 2011 by Lord_Larsa

    Wow, this game really came out of nowhere for me. Got it for a few bucks in some Steam sale and was really pleasantly surprised. The music is fantastic and even though the game is basically built arou...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A retro-styled platformer with extreme challenges that are often as satisfying as they are difficult.

    Rated on July 28, 2011 by barinelg

    For most people, the fun of a game is overcoming the challenges that come along as we progress through it. With every game, the challenges can be too easy, just right, thought provoking, brain-melting...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Without a doubt, VVVVVV is one of the hardest platformers around. It's also one of the best of its class.

    Rated on October 02, 2011 by c_rakestraw

    1309 deaths in 2 hours and 43 minutes of gameplay. The total amount of times I died by the time I finished VVVVVV. I think that alone says something for how brutal this game is. Don't let it's simp...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.