Derrick the Deathfin PlayStation 3

Metascore
72

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Play UK
    Jan 23, 2013
    83
    The papercraft-style visuals are the real treat. [Issue#227, p.77]
  2. Oct 19, 2012
    78
    This is like a visit to your favorite burger joint: Once you start, it is hard to stop. But unfortunately the shark rampage doesn't last too long, leaving you hungry for more.
  3. Dec 3, 2012
    75
    Derrick the Deathfin is an easy recommendation for anyone who likes their platformers with a unique flare. Its self-referential humor and topical environmental humor are more than enough to give it a personality that you won't find outside Banjo-Kazooie.

Awards & Rankings

User Score
8.1

Generally favorable reviews- based on 13 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Nov 7, 2012
    8
    After sitting down and playing through the first 8 levels of the self-proclaimed
  2. Oct 28, 2012
    10
    Here, I'll make it simple. If you can answer yes to at least one of the following:
    Do you like fun games?
    Do you like beautifully,
    Here, I'll make it simple. If you can answer yes to at least one of the following:
    Do you like fun games?
    Do you like beautifully, hand-crafted games?
    Do you have a sense of humor?
    Did you ever own a SNES?
    Did you ever own a Genesis (or Mega Drive of course)?
    Do you enjoy finely-tuned fluid character controls?

    Then buy this game. You won't regret it.
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  3. Oct 19, 2012
    10
    Derrick the Deathfin is one of the freshest, most imaginative, fun & vibrant gaming experiences I have ever had.

    And I'm not just saying
    Derrick the Deathfin is one of the freshest, most imaginative, fun & vibrant gaming experiences I have ever had.

    And I'm not just saying that because I'm the developer who made it.

    Oh actually I am.
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