SUPERHOT (VR)

Rating Summary

Based on 52 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

85%

Critics Recommend

Based on 52 critic reviews
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Dan Stapleton

Top Critic

9 / 10.0
Aug 4, 2017

Superhot VR's fantastically clever time-manipulating concept empowers you with the superhuman reflexes of a slow-motion action hero. Shattering waves of glass-like enemies while moving your face out of the path of incoming bullets is a thrilling challenge in both the cryptic story mode and the endless mode that follows.

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Metro GameCentral

Top Critic

5 / 10
Jul 25, 2017

Not the PlayStation VR killer app you might have hoped for, but still a clever and imaginative mix of shooter and puzzle game.

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7.5 / 10.0
Dec 12, 2016

As short as it is, Super Hot VR is a thrill ride unlike any I’ve taken in the past few years

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7 / 10
Jul 19, 2017

Superhot VR should be the ultimate power fantasy. Being able to juggle four pistols, firing each one off while dodging a hail of bullets is just one of the many stunning set pieces I've relished in. However, when one cog in the machine gets caught, that absolute immersion slips away. If optimised better and with slightly reworked levels, this would be a PlayStation VR essential. As it stands, Superhot VR is still good though too inconsistent.

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8.8 / 10.0
Jul 21, 2017

Superhot VR is one of the few VR games that you have absolutely to play thanks to the intriguing concept of time manipulation and to the perfect utilization of VR mechanics.

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May 26, 2017

Superhot VR is one of the best VR games out there. Blissful action in a unique setting, the game has a lot to offer. It's over too soon, but extra modes will keep you coming back for more.

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90 / 100
May 25, 2017

Superhot VR makes you feel like a badass. While it does have a short runtime, every second of it is challenging and, when you succeed, rewarding. It's easily one of the best and unique experiences in VR.

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8 / 10
Jul 19, 2017

SUPERHOT VR is one of the most inventive first-person shooters you'll find on any gaming system – let alone PlayStation VR. The title leverages the fledgling peripheral to intensely satisfying effect, but a reliance on repetition to pad its short running time and some unintuitive systems prevent it from being a bonafide classic. Moreover, by pushing Sony's virtual reality headset to its very limits it does hit a few technical snags, but when the stars align this is the very definition of a killer app. Quite literally.

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9 / 10.0
Jul 10, 2017

Simple yet effective, Superhot VR gets it spot on from start to finish with mechanics that are easy to pick up on yet the overall game is as challenging as any VR title out there. This is a must have for VR owners who truly want to unlock the potential in their VR system.

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9 / 10.0
Jul 16, 2017

PSVR feels like it was made for this simply because Superhot VR is indomitable proof of life for Virtual Reality as a gaming platform. If you have PSVR this needs to be your next game.

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