Squidlit Ink.
Mar 2, 2018 - PC

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Critics Recommend

70 / 100
Gamers Heroes
6 / 10
3 / 10
Seafoam Gaming
8 / 10
Luis Alamilla
8.5 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Squidlit

While the length will no doubt be a problem for those hankering for the Game Boy platformer days, Squidlit does enough with what's given to create a lovely homage to the beloved handheld games of the 90s, featuring a charming personality and fun presentation.

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Squidlit is overly simplistic by design, which somewhat works against it. Those that don't mind a short adventure will enjoy inking their way through its whimsical world, but those looking for something meatier might be disappointed.

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The gameplay is incredibly simple and the controls are sound, but the incredibly short length and lack of challenge make this a fish you’ll want to throw back in the ocean.

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Considering the tight controls, the great soundtrack, and the outstandingly faithful recreation to the hardware, this came as quite a surprise to me, considering how it originally seemed like Squidlit was just trying to ape the style of Mr. Tako. In the end though, I found myself vastly preferring this squid platformer over that one, and while both are solid platformers, this one’s shorter length and simplistic, fun platforming makes this a must-have for the $2 pricepoint, as the game manages to make a name for itself and stand out on its own.

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