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Mixed or average reviews- based on 83 Ratings

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  • Summary: There's something terrible wrong in an alternate dimension! Help Captain Viridian flip to find five crew members, 20 hard-to-reach Trinkets and save a dimension on the brink of destruction. It's a space opera in the most unique scale with a style that only VVVVVV can bring to you. Instead ofThere's something terrible wrong in an alternate dimension! Help Captain Viridian flip to find five crew members, 20 hard-to-reach Trinkets and save a dimension on the brink of destruction. It's a space opera in the most unique scale with a style that only VVVVVV can bring to you. Instead of jumping, control the direction of gravity by inverting your gravity and allowing Captain Viridian to flip between the floors and ceilings of the environment. For adventurers who save the dimension, there's still hours and hours of new gameplay with all-new Player Levels. Test your mettle and see if you have what it takes to beat a collection of levels created by other famous game developers. Inspired by classic 8-bit days gone-by and now with experience-heightening 3D, VVVVVV will challenge even the most battle-hardened old-school gamers. Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 0 out of 7
  1. Jun 18, 2014
    100
    A wonderful port-job, and newcomers and veterans alike will be able to enjoy it.
  2. Jun 12, 2014
    100
    VVVVVV is a platforming masterpiece. The only thing that could make it better is if it were longer.
  3. Jun 13, 2014
    100
    While some players will prefer to play VVVVVV with physical controls, this iOS port is a brilliant portable version of a truly excellent indie platformer.
  4. Jun 12, 2014
    90
    A brilliant port of a brilliant game. VVVVVV on iOS is well worth a first, second, or third download.
  5. Jun 16, 2014
    90
    Previously a gem on the PC, VVVVV is just as great on iOS, proving to be captivating and frustrating in equal measures.
  6. Jul 1, 2014
    90
    This great retro platform game works great also with a touch screen, thanks to perfectly calibrated controls.
  7. Jun 18, 2014
    90
    One of the best parts of VVVVVV is that is focuses on the core platforming gameplay above all else, and while it might not be beautiful visually, the level design is beautifully constructed. The gravity component keeps things fresh, so that you have to think a little too while using some quick reflexes.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 11
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 11
  3. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Jan 18, 2015
    10
    This is easily the best iOS game I have played, and one of the best platformers. The gameplay is great, utilizing an effective gravityThis is easily the best iOS game I have played, and one of the best platformers. The gameplay is great, utilizing an effective gravity technique to traverse through the treacherous landscape. The open world nature of it also sets it apart from most other games. The story is really funny in a dry humor sense and there are enough achievements and challenges to keep you entertained for an entire lifetime. Hopefully you will have the same experience I did with this game, because for me this is the definitive iOS app. Have fun. :) Expand
  2. Aug 27, 2014
    10
    Very good game. A little hard but I loved it. The soundtrack is incredible. Maybe the controls are not quite good. It´s a classic game and isVery good game. A little hard but I loved it. The soundtrack is incredible. Maybe the controls are not quite good. It´s a classic game and is 100% recommended. Expand
  3. Nov 16, 2014
    10
    Likely one of if not the best ios game I've played. It has a really long campaign, a perfect balance of difficulty (Unless you like easyLikely one of if not the best ios game I've played. It has a really long campaign, a perfect balance of difficulty (Unless you like easy games, then this may not be for you) and when ever you have nothing to do, you can just play this game. It doesen't deserve a 10, but I think a 7.1 is pretty low so ill just raise it a bit. Soundtrack is amazing btw. Expand
  4. Jun 17, 2014
    9
    Although this is an excellent game, the controls are not fit for precise play and result in many frustrating deaths. If possible, try to buyAlthough this is an excellent game, the controls are not fit for precise play and result in many frustrating deaths. If possible, try to buy this for the computer. Expand
  5. Jun 30, 2014
    9
    There's only one real word for this game: CHALLENGING. I had a lot of fun with this game, but I, like probably everyone else who's playedThere's only one real word for this game: CHALLENGING. I had a lot of fun with this game, but I, like probably everyone else who's played this, raged a LOT while trying to get through it. Yeah, it's one of THOSE games. Firstly, the controls: they're not exactly tight, but it does add to the challenge. Flipping gravity is real tight, however; there's no real delay when you land from flipping, so right as you land you can flip immediately after, which I liked. Second; the story, which honestly, since it's entirely told through dialogue and you can swiftly skip all the dialogue, I don't remember, for that exact reason; I'd skipped all the dialogue. Roughly, six little travelers get stranded when their ship crashes, and you, the captain, have t find your crew members. The difficulty now? VERY tough. Again, while I enjoy this game a lot, the difficulty is pretty great, with many obstacles and enemies to overcome. The twenty shiny trinkets add a whole LEVEL of difficulty as well; I've collected them all, but it took a LONG time to get them all. Overall, VVVVVV is a real good game, so I say try it out now! Expand
  6. Jun 28, 2014
    9
    Great game with a nice atmosphere to it and an awesome soundtrack. The controls might seem a bit strange at first but eventually you get usedGreat game with a nice atmosphere to it and an awesome soundtrack. The controls might seem a bit strange at first but eventually you get used to it. The game does contain additional bonus challenge modes but the story mode could have been a bit longer. Expand
  7. Jun 22, 2014
    8
    A great thing about VVVVVV is that it's all about the true platforming gameplay, and though it might be not-so-good visually, the levels areA great thing about VVVVVV is that it's all about the true platforming gameplay, and though it might be not-so-good visually, the levels are really well designed. In this game you have to think at least a bit, but some quick reflexes are mandatory. Expand

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