Metascore
77

Generally favorable reviews - based on 10 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 10
  2. Negative: 0 out of 10
  1. Aug 6, 2012
    89
    The indie hit is back, with touch and motion controls on the PS Vita. A must-download for all puzzle fans with some skills!
  2. Sep 16, 2012
    82
    One of Vita's best puzzle games. [Issue#222, p.81]
  3. Sep 3, 2012
    80
    One of the best puzzle games for the PlayStation Vita, Puddle delivers on its fun premise with 49 levels of smooth and even calming gameplay.
  4. Aug 3, 2012
    80
    Puddle may take a while to fully get going, but once it does it gives you no excuse not to take the plunge.
  5. Aug 6, 2012
    77
    On Vita Puddle is as much a thrill as it is on consoles, featuring an abundance of clever twists around gooey liquids. Some stages you might solve in an instant, others may take a number of attempts – while unfortunately you will recognize many traps only when it's too late.
  6. Aug 20, 2012
    75
    Puddle is another good puzzle game for PS Vita. Despite its charming graphic style and sound, its good longevity, its responsive control system and a well packed gameplay, Puddle fails to enchant and surprise as hoped.
  7. 75
    Trail and error approach can frustrate, but Puddle's attractive aesthetic and increasingly difficult challenges make it one of Vita's top puzzlers.
  8. Jul 30, 2012
    75
    Puddle presents the fascinating journey of several types of fluids through original levels like a garden, laboratory or inside the human body. It's great, for moments, fascinating, but Puddle's difficulty is too unfairly hard and overcoming these difficulties requires trial and error mechanics.
  9. Sep 17, 2012
    72
    More like Wetris. [Nov 2012, p.83]
  10. Jul 30, 2012
    70
    There are already better two-dimensional blob-based puzzlers on Vita, but Puddle is not entirely without merit. The title's impressive variety and evolving mechanics ensure that it's an experience worth dipping your toes into, even if its many difficulty spikes and inefficient communication will make you want to liquidate the expensive platform you're playing it on.
User Score
5.5

Mixed or average reviews- based on 25 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. Oct 8, 2013
    7
    Visually attractive action puzzle game with overall relaxing mood, which can sometimes really test your patience, because of its trial and error nature. Full Review »
  2. Apr 7, 2013
    3
    game play is far too simple, with the only controls being to tilt the game area left or right, which strangely uses touches on the rear touch pad, where tilting the vita, or even using the triggers would have made more sense.

    the camera movement is annoying as parts of your 'puddle' will get separated and the camera simply moves on making it impossible to recover from.

    the use of the word 'whine' for skipping a level is a little insulting, when it's the game's faults (camera/level design) which makes some levels infuriating to play and near impossible to finish.

    Very little fun to be had! same your and go for mutant space blobs attack if you want a great downloadable vita game
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  3. Apr 1, 2013
    6
    Puddle will satisfy with its visuals and gameplay but occasionally will frustrate you with its gameplay. Its nowhere near as fun or as satisfying as other PSVita titles. Full Review »