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Creature in the Well

Rating Summary

Based on 39 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

74%

Critics Recommend

Based on 39 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneSep 6, 2019
PCSep 6, 2019
Nintendo SwitchSep 6, 2019

Developer: Flight School Studio

Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler. As the last remaining BOT-C unit, venture deep into a desert mountain to restore power to an ancient facility, haunted by a desperate Creature. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear in order to free the city of Mirage from a deadly sandstorm. Pinball with swords: Charge up energy orbs, then bounce and ricochet them to reactivate dormant machinery and stop the sandstorm. Defeat the Creature: Escape the many challenges set by the Creature and confront it in intricate, skillful battles. Dungeon-crawler: Delve deeper into the mountain as you unlock eight hand-crafted dungeons, each filled with unique gameplay themes, unlockables, and secrets to uncover. Over 20 unique items: Customize your playstyle with upgradeable weapons and clothing that change how you play the game.
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While Creature in the Well looks like a game that would test my might, instead it tests my wits. It’s dark, a little bit funny, and it delivers puzzles that are more satisfying to solve than defeating standard dungeon crawling monsters.

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Though it doesn't always explain things well, Creature in the Well is a fun dungeon crawler that cleverly uses pinball-inspired mechanics in lieu of traditional hack-and-slash combat.

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Despite some of its flaws, the few hours you’ll spend with Creature of the Well will be some of the most satisfying you’ll spend in all of gaming in 2019.

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