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Vertical Drop Heroes HD

Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

42%

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Based on 12 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 15, 2017
Xbox OneFeb 17, 2017
PCJul 25, 2014
PlayStation VitaFeb 15, 2017

Developer: Nerdook Productions

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

Genres: Roguelike, Platformer

Vertical Drop Heroes is a procedural platformer RPG hybrid with roguelike elements, where your hero adventures through randomly generated stages. Armed with a variety of skills and traits, you must use your cunning and reflexes to survive the dangers of each stage, until you face the final boss and uncover the truth behind the game!
Vertical Drop Heroes HD | Launch Trailer | PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One thumbnail

Vertical Drop Heroes HD | Launch Trailer | PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One

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Ultimately, Vertical Drop Heroes HD is fun for a few hours, but gets repetitive quickly. The asking price is low so it might be worth a look if it really tickles your fancy, but Rogue Legacy is only £4 more expensive and accomplishes similar ideas more effectively and with more depth.

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Vertical Drop Heroes is a cheap and certainly cheerful 2D platformer, and pretty enjoyable, although it's unlikely to hold your attention for too long. It's a game that's as much about luck and perseverance than actual skill, but Roguelike fans who want something a little lighter might well enjoy this.

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Vertical Drop Heroes is a really solid game. While there are a couple of things I could (and did) nitpick, I thoroughly enjoyed my time with it. If you're looking for a fun and slightly different type of RPG that you can easily play in spurts, definitely give this one a go.

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The problem with Vertical Drop Heroes HD is that it's not very fun.

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