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Switch - or die trying

Rating Summary

Based on 7 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

57%

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Based on 7 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCMar 7, 2017

Developer: Threye Interactive

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

'Switch - or die trying' is a 2D Puzzle Platformer where you take the alphabet ‘I’ on an adventure to redeem his lost friendship. ​In a world of alphabets, ‘I’ is suddenly alone. Where did all his friends go? Was it because he became too self-centered? Was it just... I, Me... Myself? Come join him as he sets out on a journey to redeem himself. An adventure across different worlds, laden with traps and puzzles, and help him rescue and win back his once cherished friends.

Switch - or die trying Reviews

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Switch – Or Die Trying is truly a platformer that was made for the diehard fans of the genre.

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While ultimately the switching mechanic is just a clever disguise for double jumps, I enjoyed Switch or Die Trying.

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The main problem with Switch - Or Die Trying is that it has clever ideas, but doesn't take advantage of them. Game mechanics, when they're not fully explored, are just gimmicks. If switching is integral, then it needs to have a presence in the entirety of the game, not just a portion. Maybe the switch could have more abilities, such as powering fans that push the hero where he needs to go. Ghosts could chase him, depending on whether he's a big I or a little i. This puzzle-platformer has a lot of untapped potential, and that's a shame.

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Switch - or die tryining is an interesting 2D platform that does not introduce anything extremely special, but thanks to its minimalist style it can fit well into the gaming market, offering a simple game in the mechanics but not easy!

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