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7.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 77 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 62 out of 77
  2. Negative: 8 out of 77

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  1. Jan 28, 2013
    3
    It tries really hard to be funny, it isn't.
    Overly short.
    Character abilities are near insignificant with few exceptions.
    Puzzles are underwhelming (there is the occasional moon logic one but those aren't hard to figure out either)
  2. Jan 28, 2013
    3
    This is pretty much a kids game only IMO. For an adult I felt that the platforming was very tedious in the sense that it was slow and clunky. Climbing a ladder in this game is just brutal and it has to be done quite often. The puzzles were not very well designed. If you were looking for clever puzzles that give you a huge sense of satisfaction after solving this is not it (unless you are aThis is pretty much a kids game only IMO. For an adult I felt that the platforming was very tedious in the sense that it was slow and clunky. Climbing a ladder in this game is just brutal and it has to be done quite often. The puzzles were not very well designed. If you were looking for clever puzzles that give you a huge sense of satisfaction after solving this is not it (unless you are a kid of course). The characters unique special abilities mattered so little I'm really not sure why they wasted time putting them in the game at all. Kinda frustrating to see all that wasted potential there. The scenrey was cool though and the art really had me sucked into the game. I would have rather dealt with bad art than bad gameplay though. Expand
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70

Mixed or average reviews - based on 44 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 44
  2. Negative: 2 out of 44
  1. The Cave is a game worth experiencing at least once. Truly funny games are rare, much less funny games that cover themes as diverse as sin, murder, redemption and desire. The fact that it covers these topics with a sense of style and ease (and without feeling like you’re being bludgeoned with a philosophy textbook) is praiseworthy.
  2. Feb 27, 2013
    80
    A brilliant adventure, platform and puzzle game. [Issue#95, p.84]
  3. Feb 25, 2013
    50
    More a disappointing rocky hole than a glorious crystal cavern.