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Downwell

Rating Summary

Based on 43 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

83%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4May 24, 2016
PCOct 15, 2015
PlayStation VitaMay 24, 2016

Developer: Moppin

Publisher: Developer Digital

Genres: Action, Platformer

Downwell is a curious game about a young person venturing down a well in search of untold treasures with only his Gunboots for protection. Make your way further and further down into the darkness filled with nasty creatures and mysterious secrets to collect the spectacular red gems scattered about the rocks. Step into precariously placed shops and buy some helpful items or level up between levels to battle well-dwelling monsters and uncover hidden caves filled with riches and relics. No two trips down the well are ever the same!

Downwell Critic Reviews

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Don't let appearances deceive you - Downwell's retro chic aesthetic is the wrapper for an incredibly deep, satisfying game.

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The action is entertaining, but the incentive to complete run after run isn't there

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Challenging, accessible and engaging. Downwell is a focused action-platformer done well.

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A weird hybrid of downward-scrolling shoot 'em up and platformer, Downwell is a challenging, but highly addictive arcade game that's a great test of your concentration and reflexes. Its gameplay does lack variety, but when played in short bursts, it's a lot of fun.

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Downwell - Launch Trailer [iOS and PC]

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