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Waking Violet

Rating Summary

Based on 3 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

80

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 3, 2018
PCJun 29, 2018
PlayStation VitaJul 3, 2018
Nintendo SwitchJun 29, 2018

Developer: MixedBag

Waking Violet is a classic 2D top-down puzzle game, but with awesome spells and a unique time rewind mechanic. Playing as Violet, a shy teen with a desire to grow up, you get trapped in a dream you just can't wake up from. Every puzzle solved will take you closer to waking-up and getting back to your real life, but you are in the dream for a reason, and getting out might not be as easy as it sounds… - 42 unforgiving levels - Learn exciting spells - Explore a magical world, and discover what (or who) is keeping you there - Gain mana, cast spells, fail, undo your moves and try again - Beautiful hand-drawn graphics with a unique style - Amazing downtempo music to stimulate your concentration
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Reviews

Waking Violet is a puzzle game that stands out among its peers. Thanks to original gameplay mechanics and to the use of creative thinking to solve the obstacles in the way, Waking Violet amounts to a very enjoyable game that puzzle fans will most definitely enjoy, with the added bonus of featuring a marvelous visual artwork.

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Waking Violet is a class 2D puzzle game that is frustratingly difficult, but so satisfying when you complete a puzzle. It'll give your mind a good workout.

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I would recommend Waking Violet to anyone interested in puzzlers. Its mechanics provide enough unique challenges to get a couple hours of mind-bending game play. That, plus the artwork and design makes this game well worth it.

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