Percentile Rank

Viviette is ranked in the 15th percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 9 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

58

Top Critic Average

33%

Critics Recommend

Based on 9 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

Scored Reviews

Video Chums
Dec 13, 2018

Viviette is undeniably the best 2D horror game that I've ever played.

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NoesPaisparaFrikis
7.8 / 10.0
7.8 / 10.0
Jan 9, 2019

Viviette is a breath of fresh air to the Indies catalog of Nintendo Switch. A very funny proposal that knows how to mix exploration and puzzles in an outstanding way and that has a suffocating atmosphere at the height of the great horror games of this generation that manages to put fear into our bodies at times.

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Goomba Stomp
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Dec 19, 2018

'Viviette' attempts to recreate the mystery and horror of games like 'Resident Evil' within a more 16-bit setting, and for the most part works.

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Nindie Spotlight
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 24, 2018

If you’re down for a challenge and some frustrations, and enjoy the thought of turning out the lights and enjoying some creepiness, it’s not a bad experience. You may find the puzzles to be intriguing but also don’t be surprised if you find yourself needing to hit a walkthrough to figure something out, though that’s not unusual for adventure titles in general I suppose. I just wish its use of horror and suspense lived up to its initial promise, rather than just being something you need to deal with in roughly the same way throughout.

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GameSpew
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 27, 2018

Step through Vivette’s doors, by all means, but be prepared for an uneven stay.

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Destructoid
6 / 10.0
6 / 10.0
Dec 20, 2018

Viviette tries to go gonzo with the jump scares and frenetic furnishings rather than showing a crumb of constraint, something that would have gone a long way to keeping the tension from the first 45 minutes or so alive through its conclusion.

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PS3Blog.net
60%
PS3Blog.net
Dusk Fox
60%
Jan 9, 2019

All considered it's a horror title that will certainly find its place in the hearts of fans of this sub-genre.

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NintendoWorldReport
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Dec 19, 2018

If you want a game to really push you to the absolute limits of memorizing a whole area to identify every hidden clue, then Viviette may be the game for you. Otherwise, it’s best to look elsewhere, since you’ll probably spend more time looking up solutions online than actually figuring them out yourself.

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Cubed3
4 / 10
Ofisil

Top Critic

4 / 10
Dec 30, 2018

Apart from the wonderful 16-bit audio-visuals, Viviette turns out to be nothing more than a repetitive search for key-item after key-item, with a little bit of puzzle-solving thrown in, next to a simple horror tale that won't really creep you out that much.

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