Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Sep 13, 2011
    73
    For $5, you could do worse than this brief-but-bewitching platformer. [Nov 2011, p.79]
  2. Jul 25, 2011
    65
    It's a short, cheap, and fun game, and the difficulty curve seems just right.
User Score
7.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 11 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 1
  2. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. May 8, 2012
    6
    The charming Tobe's Vertical Adventure surfaces nostalgic memories of Spelunky, but suffers a common indie issue of thin content - forgettableThe charming Tobe's Vertical Adventure surfaces nostalgic memories of Spelunky, but suffers a common indie issue of thin content - forgettable level designs, simplistic monster design, uninspired and repeated cutscenes and repetitive music. The three game modes (coop, Tobe or Nana) serve as a gimmick since level designs do not differ. While controls can be unresponsive at times, the gameplay offers a satisfying - although simplistic and unoriginal - experience for platform lovers. The speedrun achievements offer a challenge to achievement hunters out there, even though they feel like needless and gimmicky padding. Full Review »