Octahedron

Rating Summary

Based on 24 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

67%

Critics Recommend

Based on 24 critic reviews
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8 / 10
Mar 19, 2018

Octahedron has a brutal difficulty curve but is also incredibly rewarding if you give it the time it needs

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8.2 / 10.0
Mar 20, 2018

Octahedron is a unique platformer that really does something different in the genre. The dependence on creating your own platforms and facing a whole variety of different hazards leaves the game feeling varied throughout, whilst the psychedelic visuals and slick 60fps framerate remain a treat on the eyes too – even if they can become a little repetitive over time. Best of all though is that the game is just a hell of a lot of fun to play. Its clever ideas are accessible and easy to pull off throughout, and whilst there are a fair few difficulty spikes that can be frustrating, they don’t stop Octahedron from being enjoyable from the start to the end.

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9 / 10.0
Mar 19, 2018

Every level has been given the kind of pixel-perfect love that the genre’s greatest have received, every jump inch perfect and every puzzle a challenge without becoming frustrating at any point. In fact, the game’s difficulty ramps up so steadily and doles out new concepts at such an ideal pace that no death feels cheap and yet no victory feels unearned.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 2, 2018

Octahedron is quite the spectacle to look at with its colorful visuals and unmatched style in the platforming genre. While the gameplay isn't exactly revolutionary, this is still an enjoyable indie title that you can keep coming back to if you need some something exciting in your life.

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8.5 / 10.0
Apr 11, 2018

OCTAHEDRON is a treat for the eyes and the ears, and its vibrant rhythm guides you through its platforms.

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8 / 10
Apr 2, 2018

Octahedron is a delightful puzzle platformer with the best soundtrack of the year.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 10, 2018

Octahedron is a flashy, but difficult platformer that appeals to casual platforming fans in addition to completionists.

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A TERRIBLE PUN (THAT’S ME!)
7 / 10
Apr 15, 2018

All in all, it’s a fairly simple game with mechanics that works well enough as long as you don’t have two left thumbs and trigger fingers because coordination is one of the key aspects to learning this simple yet unique game.

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70%
Apr 18, 2018

OCTAHEDRON isn't for everyone, but if you like challenging games, you might want to take a look at this one.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 4, 2018

With almost 50 levels, multiple difficulties, and four medals to unlock in each stage, Octahedron has enough content to keep players busy for hours.

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