Tricky Towers

Rating Summary

Based on 28 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

32%

Critics Recommend

Based on 28 critic reviews
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Jul 27, 2016

The single-player aspect of Tricky Towers is challenging, but can get rather frustrating due to its random elements. However, as a multiplayer game, Tricky Towers works really well. Its tower-building gameplay is incredibly easy to pick up and play, and it delivers fierce and fun competition that offers plenty of ways for players to mess with one another. Definitely recommended as a party game, or if you have friends and family to play with.

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7 / 10
Aug 10, 2016

If you’re approaching Tricky Towers with only single player in mind, there are probably far better ways to spend your time. However, take it online – or ideally get some mates round – and you’ve suddenly got a fun, competitive little title that’ll easily keep you amused for a few hours.

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7.2 / 10.0
Sep 26, 2017

A good Tetris evolution that relays more on its multiplayer component than on the single player part, but can become the king of your parties.

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4 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2016

Tricky Towers is not fun or enjoyable, but you might get something out of it if you’re a masochist.

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Oct 6, 2017

Overall, the game is fun for a short time, but it's never anything on which you are going to spend a huge amount of time.

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7.5 / 10.0
Oct 5, 2017

Tricky Towers is a party game first and foremost, best played with friends. Grab some extra controllers and have hours of fun trying to knock the bricks out of your mates. The ease in which your friends will be able to grasp the mechanics is Tricky Tower's greatest asset, and it is worth the asking price alone.

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68 / 100
Nov 27, 2016

There’s something inherently satisfying about seeing your friends visibly devastated when their dreams of an architecture career come crashing down in front of their eyes.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 27, 2016

Not just an exceptional title that breathes fresh life into the traditional Tetris formula, Tricky Towers also gives a great account of itself for those folks looking to test their brains rather than their trigger fingers in both local and online multiplayer gatherings.

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6 / 10
Jul 27, 2016

Tricky Towers is a good romp when playing local multiplayer with friends – the floppy physics add tension (both literally and metaphorically) and the spells make the gameplay interesting and dynamic. The gameplay suffers quite a bit in single player, though, and even though the price is cheap, the game does wear thin eventually.

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8 / 10
Oct 15, 2018

Tricky Towers offers up a cool twist on a puzzle classic, and the focus on multiplayer battling makes this an ideal game for showing off the Switch's unique capability for multiplayer gaming on the go. Everybody knows how to play Tetris, and Tricky Towers does just enough to build on that core concept to make the game interesting and weird enough to be quite memorable. Although the single player offerings are a bit on the slim side, we enjoyed our time with Tricky Towers and would highly recommend it for anybody looking for a good couch multiplayer or puzzle game.

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