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7.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 20 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 20
  2. Negative: 3 out of 20

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  1. Nov 24, 2013
    9
    Divekick isn't your average fighter. It's the only game with two-buttons for attack and no joystick control. This game is either you like it or you don't. Me, this game purely fun, simple, and just fun. When you step into multiplayer with a friend, it gets even more fun. Give it a shot, you may end up liking it.
Metascore
70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 6
  2. Negative: 1 out of 6
  1. Sep 30, 2013
    70
    Divekick's ultra-basic approach is a revelation if you're looking to understand fighting games. And if you're prepared to look past the in-jokes found here, then this is an essential purchase.
  2. Sep 3, 2013
    85
    With only two buttons and 20-second rounds, DiveKick may sound too simple to be any fun. But that's where you're wrong. This is a game that will not only bring new fans to the genre, but also keep the hardcore fighting fans coming back for more. Throw in a memorable cast of characters and you have one of this year's best fighting games.
  3. Sep 1, 2013
    35
    I'm all for interesting choices and humor when making a game, but the appeal of a one-trick pony like Divekick wore off after just a few minutes. Like, five. Perhaps people steeped in the fighting game scene or those with friends (and beer) nearby might get more out of it than I did, but I can't imagine that many players will find value in this drawn-out gag.