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Struggling Official Trailer | Gamescom 2020
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 7
  2. Negative: 1 out of 7
  1. Aug 29, 2020
    90
    Struggling's difficulty and intense nature will have players on the edge of their seats gripping their controller as they helplessly attempt to flop Troy's arms away from danger. Or, if they bring a friend, it will incite some hilarious gaming memories. Struggling is easily an instant classic from Chasing Rats studio, and anyone who is up for a challenging and memorable experience should give this game a whirl.
  2. Sep 8, 2020
    80
    Struggling has imaginative indie talent sloshing throughout. Plus, you can tell it's got a big publisher behind it, believing in its charm and uniqueness.
  3. Aug 27, 2020
    75
    Struggling is a unique game: difficult, sometimes frustrating, full of nauseating characters, but incredibly fun. Coop multiplayer is also a great experience.
  4. Aug 29, 2020
    68
    It alternates questionable design choices with snippets of good entertainment.
  5. Aug 30, 2020
    55
    A minor disappointment that does not follow through on its ideas.
  6. Sep 1, 2020
    50
    Struggling is a mess. While I can’t fault the controls themselves, the object physics are just not reliable enough in crucial areas, as the momentum when using some objects is too chaotic to reliably make progress. Unless you have the patience of a saint or an online audience eager to see your reactions as you're battling through, this is probably not the game for you.
  7. Aug 27, 2020
    35
    It’s been awhile since a game repulsed me. Not in a gruesome or transgressive way, just in a way that’s unenjoyable thanks to frustrating controls and its unfunny execution. Don’t get me wrong, it’s clear in its intent and you’ll know how you feel about it early on. However, it’s very unappealing and is a reminder as to why these sorts of games are better as experiments rather than full releases. If you like overcoming frustration, maybe you’ll find something worthwhile. I don’t.
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