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The Swapper

Rating Summary

Based on 32 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

90%

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Based on 32 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 5, 2014
Xbox OneJun 5, 2015
Wii UNov 6, 2014
PCMay 30, 2013

Developer: Facepalm Games

Publisher: Curve Studios

Genre: Puzzle

What if someone knew your mind better than you did? The Swapper is an award-winning, narrative driven puzzle game set in the furthest reaches of space. The Swapper takes place in an isolated and atmospheric sci-fi world. Players wield an experimental device which allows them to create clones of themselves, swapping their entire consciousness into new bodies to overcome the challenges of the environment.

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The Swapper - Teaser Trailer Summer 2011 thumbnail

The Swapper - Teaser Trailer Summer 2011

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the best action puzzlers for several years, made all the better by some surprisingly distinctive storytelling and visuals.

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Game Revolution

Game Revolution

No matter the platform, The Swapper is a game that people should play. It may be a year later, but the game still stands out as one of the most creative and forward-thinking indie releases in recent memory.

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TheSixthAxis

8 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Facepalm Games have created something special with The Swapper, with Cruve Studios helping to bring the game to PlayStation. The unique cloning abilities of the mysterious Swapper device pave the way for some challenging puzzle designs and a gripping story, that sci-fi fans will no doubt love. However, you can't help but feel that it's all over far too soon.

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Attack of the Fanboy

Attack of the Fanboy

The Swapper is one of the most unique and fun puzzle games to release in the last few years and is definitely not one to miss.

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