- Publisher: Devolver Digital
- Release Date: May 22, 2018
- Also On: PlayStation 4, Switch, Xbox One
Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings
User score distribution:
Positive: 9 out of 12
Mixed: 1 out of 12
Negative: 2 out of 12
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Jun 29, 2018I Hate Running Backwards is a fairly good game, but I can also understand people’s mixed feelings about it. The game is basically a thirty minute top-down shooter (if you can survive that long), but the further you progress, the more difficult you can make it if you wish. Add in a dozen characters to choose from across Digital Devolver’s games and there are plenty of ways to have fun taking down Mental’s minions.
Jun 11, 2018I Hate Running Backwards doesn’t pretend to be more than it is: a fantastic, engaging arcade shooter. Its replay value is massive, and it can be enjoyed by gamers of all ages.
May 24, 2018The game is really quite brutal, but individual runs quite short. It’s a perfect palate-cleaner game – quick to load, easy to switch to from other applications, and over pretty fast. Unless you’re good at it, which, you know… I’m pretty much not. But it’s also just wonderfully silly fun. Bright, chaotic in the all the best ways, and always surprising.