Trover Saves the Universe

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Tom Marks

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8.7 / 10.0
May 30, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is a short and sweet VR platformer wrapped in one of the most ridiculous and funny video game stories you'll ever see.

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7 / 10
May 31, 2019

A rare, honest-to-goodness video game comedy that will delight Rick and Morty fans but also features some imaginative use of VR.

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7.8 / 10.0
May 28, 2019

Combat, puzzles, and exploration feel familiar and unspectacular, but the bizarre story and hilarious dialogue set it apart

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7 / 10
May 31, 2019

Justin Roiland's usual obnoxious humor is both the best and worst thing about an otherwise no-frills platformer.

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7 / 10.0
May 28, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is still going to be laugh-out-loud funny no matter how you approach it, but the additional context and enhanced mechanics when using a headset make it a little bit sweeter. Just approach it as more of a comedy experience that happens to be a platformer.

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May 28, 2019

While it’s a bummer for those without VR, the game’s commitment to virtual reality is something the medium could always use more of, even if it comes alongside a foul-mouthed Eyehole Monster who once fucked shrinkle when he thought it was a dinkle.

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77 / 100
Jun 30, 2019

From a gameplay standpoint, Trover it's a simple game, one with simple mechanics and easy to play. What makes it special it's the dialogs, the humor y the nonsense situations you can live in it, making it a continous gag hard to not laugh at it... if you like the kind of humor of series like Rick y Morty. If that's not the case, run away from it.

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9 / 10
Jun 20, 2019

To say Trover Saves the Universe is a good VR game would be an understatement. It perfectly blends over-the-top comedy and solid combat while making the most of the VR technology at hand by dragging players into the world and making them centre of the story. Its brand of comedy will not be to everyone's liking, but I still think Trover Saves the Universe stands on its own as one of the best VR games released to date.

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9 / 10
May 28, 2019

It looks good, it plays good, and it is guaranteed to make you laugh out loud several times during your adventure.

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Marco Gonzálvez

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6.5 / 10.0
Jun 18, 2019

A fun but short platformer that may make you laugh but yo won't remember once yo have ended playing it.

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7.7 / 10.0
Jun 8, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is perhaps the most fun, foul-mouthed and irreverent game you can enjoy in VR, but the gameplay is not always as good as writing.

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May 28, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is a great addition to the PSVR lineup, offering some solid gameplay with a comedy flavoring that brings it to the next level.

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7 / 10.0
Jun 17, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is a very funny adventure game that doesn't offer the same brand of gameplay as Astro Bot Rescue Mission, but Justin Roiland's humour makes it much more appealing.

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Jun 25, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is a hilarious game that fans of Justin Roiland will likely have a lot of fun with, but the platforming and combat are as basic as they can be.

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87 / 100
Jun 27, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is a blast, a genuinely funny, entertaining and well-made game that I enjoyed from start to finish.

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8.5 / 10.0
May 28, 2019

Trover Saves the Universe is slick, unexpected, and vulgar beyond belief. You likely already know if the sort of humor in Trover is for you, and if its not, you should give Trover a wide berth. But if you are the sort of sicko that likes this sort of stuff, there is a surprisingly solid game lurking beneath the rapid-fire jokes and bizarre imagery.

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7 / 10
May 28, 2019

One of PS4's strangest offerings, Trover Saves the Universe is a mouthy, madcap adventure with words that speak louder than its action. It's not all that long, but the promise of free DLC will extend the adventure later down the line. The option to play on the TV as well as PSVR is welcome, although it's clear the game is built with the immersive headset in mind. However you play it, the unusual landscapes, characters, and scenarios are what make this a game worth playing, but be aware of the silly and often dark humour before you take the plunge.

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6 / 10
Jun 25, 2019

Trover Saves the universe is a basic platformer/action game, served by Justin Roiland's inimitable style and acting. Therefore, if you want to really enjoy the absurd and surrealist adventure of Trover through the entire space, you'd better really like the guy's tone, otherwise you will find a jolly VR game, not nothing unforgettable.

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7.5 / 10.0
Jun 21, 2019

Trover Saves The Universe isn't the most challenging game players will experience this year, but it's unique, and it's also probably the funniest.

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8 / 10.0
May 28, 2019

If you are a fan of Rick and Morty and own a PlayStation VR headset, Trover Saves the Universe is a must-play.

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