Flowing Lights

Rating Summary

Based on 9 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

71

Top Critic Average

67%

Critics Recommend

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70 / 100
May 8, 2021

Flowing Lights is a unique title that takes the arcade shooter in a new direction. The mixture of puzzles and bullet-bending gravity helps to freshen an aging genre by adding a layer of strategy. Although the title is marred with unimaginative aesthetics, the ingenuity soaked within the gameplay will communicate with fans of retro titles. Releasing at a budget price, this is definitely worth a shot.

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6 / 10.0
Jun 3, 2021

Flowing Lights has smooth controls with great physics mechanics, but the levels become repetitive after a while with little replay value.

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7 / 10.0
May 25, 2021

Part bullet hell, part puzzler, Flowing Lights sees your little spaceship taking on an army of alien nasties. But a brute-force approach isn’t always the way forward in this intriguing hybrid game: use the planet’s own gravity to bend your shots and think your way to victory.

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May 12, 2021

Flowing Lights cleverly blends shooting gameplay with physics to make one impressive action-packed puzzle-like arcade experience.

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May 13, 2021

Flowing Lights unpacks the bullet hell genre to deliver an excellent puzzle game. It may be short, but it’s sweet enough to – in some ways – rival the classics.

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May 24, 2021

I have a rocky relationship with puzzle games. Sometimes, I enjoy them and other times I don’t. So where does arcade-shooter puzzler Flowing Lights, the first game developed by gFaUmNe, land in this? Read on to find out.

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75 / 100
May 13, 2021

Flowing Lights failed to hook me at first, but the more I played, the more I grew to appreciate it.

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Recommended
May 12, 2021

Flowing Lights is a wonderfully addictive title that blends timeless gameplay with thought provoking puzzles and is a must for anyone looking for a modern arcade shooter, with a twist.

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7.5 / 10.0
May 12, 2021

'Flowing Light' adds puzzles to the traditional top-down shooter. More than 200 puzzle missions in the game offer plenty of fun, although the desire to have all the characteristics of each genre have somewhat weakened both natures.

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