Skyhill

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7 / 10.0
Oct 6, 2015

[W]hen you get right down to the core of it, see how the elements work in your favour or conspire against you, Skyhill admirably creates this tense game of hubris and courage, one that never lets up until you escape or, far more likely, die.

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5.5 / 10.0
Oct 12, 2015

A roguelike survival game that sadly squanders its potential with a general lack of variety.

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Unscored
Nov 9, 2015

[I]t's undeniably repetitive. I like the game a lot, and in a large part because of its simplicity. But it's certainly walking a fine line, possibly limiting how many times someone might want to take another trip down its randomly generated tower knowing they've encountered many of its surprises. Still, that doesn't seem to stop me from wanting one more go. Which is probably the most important thing.

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45 / 100
Oct 16, 2015

It's dull, repetitive, and just doesn't offer the replayability of other rogue-likes.

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6 / 10
Oct 6, 2015

Flawed in a lot of ways and with some ideas that don't seem fully fleshed out, but a gorgeous and idly entertaining roguelike romp nonetheless.

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3 / 5.0
Oct 14, 2015

All in all, Skyhill is a very simple, straightforward game that doesn't spend a lot of time with unnecessary dressings. While the limited space may seem like a downside, there's more than enough to explore and plenty of ways to go about each game. It may not have the depth of some of its genre, it makes up for it with the approachable gameplay and plentiful replay value.

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Oct 5, 2015

Skyhill's set-up is a harrowing reality, while the challenge it offers players is both terrifically fun and nightmarishly difficult. It is a true test of your gaming endurance.

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7.1 / 10.0
Dec 6, 2018

Skyhill will delight 2D survival games, with its smart and challenging gameplay.

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7.5 / 10.0
Mar 14, 2019

Skyhill is a game that had me hooked to my Switch from the opening moments. There aren’t any surprises, the enemy varieties are few, and the gameplay is repetitive. But you know what? I had an absolute blast with Skyhill. Its roguelike elements leave plenty to come back to, the unpredictable nature keeps players on edge, and the gameplay is fun.

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6 / 10.0
Oct 19, 2015

A short, sharp, back-to-basics roguelike which will amuse for a couple of hours.

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