Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 8 months ago.
Author: Andrea Walney, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.
Play involves simply moving either left or right or flipping from floor to ceiling. You cannot flip while in mid-air so need to think ahead before making your move. The control of your player requires impeccable timing and positioning as you try to evade enemies and dangerous spikes. As you play, the map of the spaceship you are exploring is revealed and the size of the task at hand.
Those of a certain age may feel nostalgic over the design and sounds of this game as it draws inspiration from classic early computer games. Very simple graphics, a simple control system, but it's challenging as the puzzles get more and more difficult as the game continues. The developer made this as an experiment in gameplay, and in homage to his childhood favourites. It is surprisingly challenging, absorbing and expansive for a game with very simple visual forms.
Release Date: 11/01/2010, updated in 2017
Price: 50% off
Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch, Web and iOS
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds
Genres: Action, Platform (Adventure, Brain Game, Puzzle and Traversal)
Components: 2D Side-On and Pixels
Developer: Terry Cavanagh (@TerryCavanagh)
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8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. You do need patience and perseverance to play this, but youngsters with this kind of determination will love progressing.
We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our VVVVVV Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@TerryCavanagh) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.
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