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Binaries

Rating Summary

Based on 13 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

23%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 29, 2016
Xbox OneAug 29, 2016
PCApr 4, 2016

Developer: Ant Workshop Ltd

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

Test your skills and reflexes as you simultaneously guide two lovable(1) balls through over 100 controller-smashingly(2) tough platform challenges. Control both balls at exactly the same time as you try to avoid the death and danger that awaits their every move. Oh, and there are jokes.(3) (1) May not be lovable (2) May not even be a word (3) May not be funny

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A nice puzzle game that sometimes surprises the player, but doesn't achieve to offer something new or flashy.

Review in Spanish | Read full review

Despite being a fun game, Binaries’ Super Meat Boy gameplay style doesn’t quite fit a puzzle game like this. Mainly due to our feeble human inability to monitor two characters at once.

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Binaries features a good idea and an interesting concept in a genre that is already heavily represented in the Nintendo Switch catalog. What it does less well is the way it implements its difficulty level, which gets too much protagonism for its own good and can make the gameplay experience more frustrating.

Review in Portuguese | Read full review

Overall, then, Binaries is a decent puzzler that is definitely worth the time of players who can't resist having a ‘100%' icon plastered over their save file and enjoy speed-running through dangerous levels. It doesn't tend to innovate past its main theme, though – instead relying on more obstacles, spikes and guns to make things trickier. If you're desperate for a puzzle game that will have you trying to complete levels over and over again (before feeling a huge amount of satisfaction when you finally complete one you've been stuck on), then this may well be for you.

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