Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Jan 15, 2013
    90
    Niggles aside, escapeVektor is a game in which everything included works perfectly and anything left on the cutting room floor isn't missed. It's a fantastic value in addition to being fantastically fun to play, and it belongs on every 3DS.
  2. Dec 24, 2012
    90
    Make no mistake: escapeVektor is a great game. It's not without its flaws, but they're extremely minor when compared against everything the game gets exactly right.
  3. 90
    Minor issues aside, escapeVektor still packs a lot; in addition to the story and online leaderboards, the game features a variety of achievement-like badges, and every level has four high score medals.
  4. Apr 5, 2013
    80
    Anyone with a fond taste for such arcade classics as Qix, Pac-Man and the more recent Cubixx are likely to thoroughly enjoy escapeVektor, whilst anyone with an eye for action puzzle games in general will equally be hooked.
  5. Jan 23, 2013
    80
    escapeVektor is one of those fun little games that most people will overlook. It's a fast-paced puzzle game with loads of challenging action and quick thinking, clever level design and good atmosphere. It's a must for those who need something small on their portable gaming device.
  6. Jan 7, 2013
    80
    EscapeVecktor is a simple and thrilling puzzle-maze game that evolves its gameplay dynamics along the adventure development. An authentic "game drug".
  7. Jan 7, 2013
    75
    A very interesting title, whose content could have been improved. We may feel it's quite repetitive, so we recommend taking our time to go through it, having even a little break between episodes.
  8. Feb 6, 2013
    73
    escapeVektor is a smartly designed game which requires great skill both in the puzzle and in the action genre. It is also difficult, long and rewarding. Unfortunately the situations in the game tend to repeat themselves, and its aesthetic minimalism, while good for someone, will be a minus for many gamers.
  9. An interesting and stylish game that unfortunately lacks the charm necessary to cover the problems of the port.
  10. Feb 3, 2013
    65
    For short periods of time escapeVektor is a great game. The more time you invest in playing however, the more you see the flaws.
  11. Jan 8, 2013
    60
    It's a smart concept, skilfully realised in the main, and yet it's compromised by a truly boneheaded piece of design: the default perspective offers such a limited view of the field of play that you're forced to squeeze the zoom button throughout to make it playable, with no option to toggle it.
  12. Feb 12, 2013
    50
    Basically a Pac-man clone without much personality of its own.

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