Damsel header image


Screwtape Studios
Oct 19, 2018 - PC

OpenCritic Rating


Top Critic Average


Critics Recommend

7 / 10
6.5 / 10
PC Invasion
2.5 / 5
Gaming Nexus
8.5 / 10
Screen Rant
3.5 / 5
The Digital Fix
5 / 10
The Digital Fix
6 / 10
9.5 / 10
Share This Game:

Damsel Trailers

Damsel - Launch Trailer | Steam thumbnail

Damsel - Launch Trailer | Steam

Damsel - Announcement Trailer | Steam thumbnail

Damsel - Announcement Trailer | Steam

Damsel Early Access Trailer thumbnail

Damsel Early Access Trailer

Damsel Screenshots

Critic Reviews for Damsel

Damsel is an intense, occasionally frustrating title, for those who have quick reactions, an eye for planning, and a patience for repetitive death. Those who like their games challenging, twitchy, and demanding of player improvement should consider joining Damsel on her wild ride into the night. But those expecting story, adventure, or even mercy will likely find themselves thirsty for more.

Read full review


6.5 / 10.0
Ken McKown

Damsel is a solid, if not forgettable title that really stands on its visual presentation and tight game play. I had fun with my time, but never felt the need to boot it back up after a few hours. Still at the low price it is worth checking out if the genre interests you. I certainly had plenty of fun digging into it.

Read full review

Damsel misses the mark in many ways, but really isn't all that bad. It's more of a glaring missed opportunity than anything else.

Read full review

Damsel is a fun arcade-style platformer/shooter/speedrunner/whatever genre you want to call it.  The comic-style motif is a nice concept that I haven't seen for a long time and the gameplay is pretty fluid.  The darkness of the stages and the similarities between the three game modes kind of bring the game down a little, but it's still an enjoyable outing for the Nintendo Switch.

Read full review

Damsel is a spirited, fast-paced platformer that is enhanced by its comic book inspirations.

Read full review

Damsel's gameplay never comes together, and it's too repetitive to be particularly fun.

Read full review

The Digital Fix

James Eckhoff
6 / 10.0
The Digital Fix

While not a bad game by any means, Damsel seems to lack polish and direction. With a mediocre story and overly cluttered environments, it struggles to find its footing as either a story-rich game or speedrunning twitch fest. If one direction was chosen, the potential seen here could certainly be reached.

Read full review

Overall, Damsel is a cute little game that anyone can get into.

Read full review