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Rifter

Rating Summary

Based on 5 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

60%

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General Information

Available on:PCJul 12, 2018

Developer: IMakeGames

Genres: Action, Platformer

Breathtakingly fast and tough-as-nails, Rifter is an acrobatic platformer drenched in neon and infused with a pumping 80’s synthwave soundtrack. Run, swing, smash and dash at exhilarating speeds on a quest to discover the secrets of a shattered world. The love child of Dust Force, Sonic, Bionic Commando and Hotline Miami, Rifter puts players on the bleeding edge of speed and control. Blast through a world of 80’s-inspired neon backdrops, and discover challenging obstacles and brutal boss battles, in over 90 stages featuring over 30 character upgrades, unlockable skills, different endings and the mysteries surrounding the world of Rifter. KEY FEATURES: ■ Lightning-fast acrobatic platformer    Run, swing, smash and dash and feel exhilarating freedom of movement ■ Unlock, upgrade, discover    Rift through over 90 levels, 30 upgrades, new skills and leaderboards ■ Synthwave infused hypnotic style    Get in the zone with a pumping 80s synthwave soundtrack & neon-drenched visuals ■ Face massive bosses    Challenge a large variety of enemy types and hard-as-nails boss fights ■ Reveal the mysteries behind Rifter    Not everything is as it seems. Uncover the secrets of the Rifters!

Rifter Reviews

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Rifter is a game that, despite a few control issues, offers a really good and fresh platforming experience. The high difficulty, the light-speed platforming and the neon aesthetics are the keys to one of the greatest surprises of the year so far.

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Rifter is a fantastic neon-synth action platformer with a gorgeous, distinctive style and a rewarding challenge.

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As Rifter is in some dire need of some polishing here and there, it falls under the category of those titles that are very good, but also hard to recommend to just anyone. Those who can handle its flaws, however, will get to enjoy a tough, and surprisingly fast, platformer that's built for those who love speed-running.

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Despite, or maybe even because the game is so relentless, Rifter is such a rewarding experience, making each level a cause for celebration while simultaneously hitting you with your next eulogy.

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