Chariot

Rating Summary

Based on 27 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

60%

Critics Recommend

Based on 27 critic reviews
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7 / 10
Jan 8, 2015

No fun at all on your own, but together on the same couch this is one of the most entertaining co-op puzzles for many months.

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8.5 / 10.0
Sep 30, 2014

That's where Chariot truly shines -- its cooperative play. Going at Chariot solo adds up to a competent and unique platformer that's satisfying, yet somewhat unfulfilling because of all the opportunity that's unfortunately necessary to pass up. However, once you have a friend in the mix, any concern dissipates and you're left with a memorable social experience that just happens to be almost flawless in its execution.

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8 / 10
Nov 6, 2014

Chariot is one of the better platformers I've played of late. Played on your own, it is a good and challenging affair, but working in a pair pushes it up a few notches. The game itself is pretty large and it is likely you won't see everything on your first go, since exploration is key in Chariot and you are encouraged to roll off the beaten path to discover additional secrets. A few issues could be addressed but overall Chariot is worth your time if you like a good puzzle platformer.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 5, 2014

It won't capture the attention or admiration of everybody, of course, but for those of you who yearn for days gone by, Chariot is a must see.

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75 / 100
Nov 12, 2014

Chariot is a fun, albeit slow-paced platformer with a refreshing art style and interesting concept. The puzzles are clever and require a strong balance of both planning and skills. However, the game's challenging difficulty, demanding precision, and emphasis on multiplayer may prove to be frustrating to some. Still, if you can look past these flaws, Chariot is an entertaining game that platforming fans should enjoy.

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8.5 / 10.0
Oct 28, 2014

Chariot is a decent adventure when you go solo, but an excellent one when you bring a friend. You'll definitely want to sit a partner down next to you to get the most out of this experience.

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8 / 10
Oct 8, 2014

Chariot is quite the surprise. Its endearing style, smart design, and intuitive gameplay really hooked us, and we ended up having great fun in both single player and co-op. With a Platinum Trophy, and tons of content to tuck into, this is one carriage well worth riding.

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6.5 / 10.0
Oct 5, 2014

Chariot is a great addition to my co-op game library, but alone it becomes tiresome.The physics are really new and figuring out the puzzles is entertaining. It has a lot to offer with 25 massive levels, and high replayability with alternate entrances and exits, collectibles, and speed run challenges for each level. The scope of Chariot is much larger than I would have initially imagined, but trying to take on everything it includes can be exhausting. I wouldn't recommend this experience for anyone without a co-op companion, but if you're itching for more couch co-operative games to play, Chariot is an awesome two player adventure.

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8.3 / 10.0
Oct 7, 2014

Chariot isn't just a reminder of the classic co-op gaming experiences. It presents a fun, interesting wrinkle on platforming games as we know it, while pertaining a certain sense of charm in its presentation. Frima Games has made a truly satisfying game that should please all sorts of players – even with that nagging king complaining nearly every step of the way. Rest in peace already!

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Oct 5, 2014

Boasting colorful visuals and slick puzzles, Chariot is a unique and enjoyable adventure that is best experienced with a good friend.

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