140

Rating Summary

Based on 16 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

44%

Critics Recommend

Based on 16 critic reviews
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8 / 10.0
Sep 8, 2016

140 is a cold, mathematical yet beautiful and sensory platforming experience with a pulsing synthetic soundtrack and reflexive movement.

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70 / 100
Jan 14, 2020

140 looks and sounds as great as ever on the Switch, though some boss battles and a lack of meaningful post-game content means that it's like an album you'll listen to once and forget about until you come back to it years later.

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7 / 10
Oct 19, 2016

140 takes its minimalist credentials seriously and reduces all elements to the...minimum, emphasizing its excellent controls and level design. The concept is very well executed and this could be a more memorable game if only its content was wider and the price a bit more in a line with what it brings.

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6 / 10
Sep 12, 2016

140 seems like more of an artistic experiment testing the boundaries of games as art; like Bauhaus art, this title is definitely open to interpretation. Some individuals may view it as a deeper philosophical experience while others may just see a bunch of geometrical colourful shapes flying around on-screen. As a game, first and foremost, 140 isn't quite on par with some leading titles within this genre. Despite how well the audiovisual presentation is tied to the gameplay, the ruthless nature of this one does detract from the overall enjoyment on offer.

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The Digital Fix
Posted by James Eckhoff

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8 / 10.0
Jan 10, 2020

Excellent rhythm game that has truly stood the test of time. At the low price point, it is hard not to recommend 140 for any Nintendo Switch owner looking for an enjoyable jaunt through a colorful beat.

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6 / 10.0
Dec 23, 2019

A challenging and fairly entertaining delivery, 140 is held back by its amount of content and a feeling that it's past its prime.

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6 / 10.0
Jan 9, 2020

More platforming variety, like special abilities, and incentives, like hidden or hard-to-reach collectables would have been a welcome addition, but as it is I would only recommend 140 to the genre-fan who has to play every single game out there.

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9 / 10.0
Oct 26, 2016

For a small project created thanks to Unity in developer's spare time, 140 is unrivaled. The production and level design is miles ahead of similar games in this genre and it's highly likely that we'll see it's impact on future games

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7 / 10
Feb 3, 2017

140 is a charming, difficult, and incredibly short experience that manages to be both sadistic and inviting the entire time it's on. While it may not last too long, it's still a game any platformer or music fan should invest their time into. While a true platforming juggernaut could finish everything in the game in a few hours, it's the only experience like it, and it's one of the best rhythm platformers ever made.

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82%
Dec 16, 2016

If you’re looking for a challenging bite-sized platformer, you should certainly check 140!

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