Geometry Dash Review

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Posted: 2 weeks ago.

Author: Ben Kendall and @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Geometry Dash is a running, jumping and dashing game. It features over 20 stages where you play as a small cube, which you can customize, that attempts to dodge 2D obstacles to the rhythm of electronic music using a single button to control the cube. If you hit any of the obstacles, they get sent back to the beginning of the level and have to start again. The levels get harder as you progress through the game and each level's difficulty is clearly indicated.

While the first several levels are relatively straightforward, the later ones are far more complex and require significant memorization and quick reflexes and reactions to beat. Each level introduces a new type of gameplay, be it a portal that switches your direction or gravity or one that turns your cube into arrow that waves up and down the screen. The levels are designed with a retro style, although the later levels introduce more modern and detailed design elements. You can also create your own levels in the level editor and upload them for other players to enjoy.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 3+, ESRB EVERYONE

Release Date: 13/08/2013, updated in 2017

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC and iOS

Genres: Creative, Platform and Rhythm

Developer: @RobTopGames

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 1 minute and 5 minutes to play a round of this game. Although a successful run will last only a coupe of minutes, you could easily find yourself having to practice and play for over an hour before you beat a level.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

You can try this game in a free demo. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.

While the game itself has no in app purchases, there is a separate demo app called Geometry Dash Lite, which contains the first few levels only. This game, along with the other spin-offs (Geometry Dash Meltdown, Geometry Dash SubZero and Geometry Dash World), will sometimes prompt you to buy the full version of the game from the App store or other game provider (depending on the platform).

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 3+

Rated ESRB EVERYONE


User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:

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How you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game.

Motion sickness friendly: Option to reduce motion sickness (motion blur, depth of field, field of vision).

System Settings

Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more about system accessibility settings.

Supported by PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors: Ben Kendall


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