Percentile Rank

Summer Catchers is ranked in the 21st percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.

Rating Summary

Based on 7 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

62

Top Critic Average

29%

Critics Recommend

Based on 7 critic reviews

Score Distribution

Unscored Reviews

peppage
Worth your time
Worth your time
Jul 27, 2019
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Scored Reviews

Rectify Gaming
8 / 10.0
8 / 10.0
Jul 18, 2019

A road trip endless runner with charming atmosphere, music, and characters that only misses out on a higher score due to some repetitive gameplay and lack of replayability.

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Killa Penguin
Jul 15, 2019

All of these elements are familiar enough on their own, but coalesce into something that feels entirely new, and there’s a kind of underlying artistry intrinsic to the design that becomes increasingly evident the further you play. That having been said, I feel nothing but contempt for the underlying gameplay.

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Pardis Game
7 / 10.0
7 / 10.0
Aug 30, 2019

Summer Catchers is a charming endless runner game with wonderful presentation and style, and an interesting narration. But the progression system, which is completely based on RNG and grinding rather than the players' skill, ultimately damages the experience

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TrueGaming
6.5 / 10.0
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Top Critic

6.5 / 10.0
Aug 26, 2019

It's a total waste if a fantastic looking game like Summer Catchers has to be bound by a not-so-good gameplay. unfortunately this is exactly what happened.

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Cultured Vultures
5 / 10.0
5 / 10.0
Jul 15, 2019

Despite the beautiful pixel art and inspired soundtrack, Summer Catchers drops the ball with its RNG-heavy gameplay and monotonous quests.

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Thumbsticks
Jul 24, 2019

There are definitely elements of Summer Catchers that work. The visuals are astounding, the music is brilliant and, when you get lucky, there’s some solidly fun endless runner gameplay to be had. However, its strange focus on luck over skill means every element suffers, the fun level design never given the chance to shine as it should. In the end, Summer Catchers feels so insistent on being deeper than a simple runner that it ends up stumbling at every hurdle instead.

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