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Mixed or average reviews- based on 15 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 15
  2. Negative: 3 out of 15

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  1. Jul 8, 2013
    Lovely 2D art, beautiful soundtrack, lots of cool weapons (all of which have an alt-fire), Half-Life 2-like gravity gun, gravity RAM, and jetpack. If that doesn't get you curious then I can't really understand the workings of your brain, but let me continue anyway. It costs $10. Open-ended level design. Interesting powerups and secrets to find. Great replayability if you're into topping your own score and going for perfect level runs. Simple but intriguing story. Check out the demo to be sure it's up your alley, but I highly recommend a purchase. Expand
  2. Jul 19, 2013
    Capsized is a surprisingly cool side-scrolling action game reminiscent of Turrican and similar games from around 20 years ago.

    The emphasis is on exploration and combat in a beautiful but hostile alien landscape.

    There are a large number of distinctly different guns which have secondary fire modes and are fun to discover and experiment with. The enemies are well designed and
    satisfying to kill and the graphics/sound design is quite unique.

    There are other modes of play to unlock and local co-op which is very welcome.

    Where it sets itself apart is the way you traverse the levels, you have an extremely useful grapple beam and you can 'gravity ram' the ground to jump extra high. You can wall-grab/jump and there is also a jetpack so players have many options when trying to reach secret areas.

    Try the demo and you'll know what the score is, an old-school flavoured shoot-em-up which offers the satisfying gameplay of classic games with some modern twists. Top quality.

Mixed or average reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 22
  2. Negative: 0 out of 22
  1. Sep 9, 2013
    A throwback to SNES platformers for your Xbox 360.
  2. Sep 1, 2013
    For those who enjoy a devious logical puzzle, although even on normal difficulty it offers a stiff challenge. [Oct 2013, p.71]
  3. Aug 21, 2013
    It's just a shame the combat side of Capsized is hampered by something the developers can do little about. [Issue#138, p.115]