Slayaway Camp

Rating Summary

Based on 11 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

82%

Critics Recommend

Based on 11 critic reviews
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7.5 / 10.0
Feb 25, 2017

An inventive take on the sliding block puzzle genre, it all just depends on how quickly you get tired of slaughter.

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9 / 10.0
Dec 13, 2017

I had a blast playing through Slayaway Camp. A simple puzzle game that lets me play through some of my favorite horror movies and franchises. The blocky graphics have a great charm to them even though it sometimes gets in the way of the kill animations.

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9 / 10.0
Nov 18, 2016

Slayaway Camp hits checks all the boxes and will slash its way into your heart.

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4 / 5.0
Oct 27, 2016

Slayaway Camp is a brilliant and funny block-sliding puzzle game that’s drenched in good-humored gore.

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Apr 26, 2017

Slayaway Camp is a gruesome puzzle game that calls back to the classic 80's slasher movies in every possible way.

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8 / 10
Nov 10, 2016

Slayaway Camp is a simple puzzle game that through evolving mechanics becomes a difficult and satisfying experience. It revels in both the ludicrous and outlandishly fun things that come from its original genre while making fun of its stupidities.

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9 / 10
May 12, 2017

There's something truly special about Slayaway Camp. What could have been a one-note gag instead manages to be a hilarious, charming, and ingenious puzzle game. Actually stopping to write this review was incredibly difficult; the game is just that addicting. There's something new around each corner, with numerous unlockables and dozens of levels. Plus, new content is still being added, with the developers demonstrating some true passion for the project. It may be one-way only, but a trip to Slayaway Camp should not be missed.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jun 24, 2017

Although the game could use a bit of polish around its UI framework, a ton of thought was put into countless popular culture references and cubed graphics. If you're looking for a gorefest though, this isn't the place to find one.

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9 / 10.0
Mar 21, 2018

In the end I had an absolute blast with Slayaway Camp and would heartily recommend it to anyone who is either a fan of great puzzle games or 80s horror movies… if you like both you’re truly in for a treat. The violence in voxel form is utterly comical, the callbacks to horror icons and some of their great kills are wonderful, and the puzzles themselves are thoroughly challenging. Since it also includes every bit of content released for the game to date, all in one, on every level it is a killer deal.

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8.5 / 10.0
Nov 27, 2016

Slayaway Camp does exactly what it sets out to do: it makes you giggle and provides a vast series of fun logic puzzles. Its creativity, charm, and clear love for this specific kind of nostalgic film subculture make it worth playing for even the puzzle-game averse.

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