Pixel Ripped 1995

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

84

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Based on 15 critic reviews
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9 / 10.0
May 16, 2020

Pixel Ripped 1995 pulls off a remarkable magic trick, slamming players back in time to the gaming days of the mid-90s. With brain-twisting challenges and a solid dose of nostalgic delight, Pixel Ripped 1995 is an amazing romp through the games of yesteryear, combined with amazing modern mechanics. Highly recommended.

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9 / 10.0
May 13, 2020

Pixel Ripped 1995 is chock full of clever ideas, mind-bending scenarios and very well designed gameplay sections. What goes along with that is a very well thought out VR implementation, a great control scheme and easy to understand, fun, familiar gameplay. I loved playing this quirky title, its like nothing else I have played before and I adored it.

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9 / 10
May 12, 2020

AVORE has done the impossible here, and has taken one of the best VR experiences on the PSVR, and managed to make it even better in almost every respect. Full to the bring with nostalgia, and not resting on that simple premise to sell, Pixel Ripped 1995 races through the finishing line with tight gameplay, excellent use of the VR system, and fully developed characters framing the era perfectly with their dialogues and observations. Get it, finish it, and then wait patiently for the next jump in technology to be turned into a title as fantastic as this one. Pixel Ripped 2000 anyone?

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9 / 10.0
Jun 2, 2020

Pixel Ripped 1995 is even better than the original and that’s saying a lot since that one was a great game in its own right. It brings even more wild moments and gameplay sequences that once again are only made possible thanks to virtual reality. It’s a perfect game to play to get lost in a world similar to one you may have grown up in or to see what it was like for the rest of us back then. This should be on every PlayStation VR owners to-buy list.

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9 / 10.0
May 12, 2020

Even if you weren’t a 90’s kid, what Arvore has managed to create will still delight any gaming fan in general.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 23, 2020

With its nostalgia-fuelled antics and varied gameplay mechanics, Pixel Ripped 1995 is an absolute blast to play. It manages to capture the vibe of the 90s perfectly, whether that’s with the video games it allows you to play or within the world around you. The gameplay formula feels more clever than ever too, and it has clearly been refined and improved upon when compared to its predecessor. If you appreciate virtual reality titles that do something unique and entertaining, you really ought to check Pixel Ripped 1995 out – it’s a fantastic homage to the games of the 90s that retro fans are sure to appreciate. I can’t wait to see what year Pixel Ripped sends us to next…

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82 / 100
Apr 24, 2020

Pixel Ripped 1995 refines the original formula with better graphics, better retro games and more polished sensations... even if they feel similar to Pixel Ripped 1985. Even that doesn't prevent the game from being a huge revival full of homages to a great era in videogaming history that, while it lasts, its full of joy.

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8 / 10
May 21, 2020

Pixel Ripped 1995 is a VR love letter to an integral part of gaming history, building on the strengths of the original as it once again blends authentic retro games with an innovative VR world. If you remember the golden days of home gaming and the thrill of waking up at Christmas to see a console shaped box under the tree, then this is the game for you to relive. If not, then there's still plenty here to enjoy without the nostalgia.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 16, 2020

Pixel Ripped 1995 is a short but sweet experience that tugs on your nostalgia heartstrings in all the right ways. While it is very short and the quality of included stages varies, it is a distinct experience that's very much in line with its predecessor, Pixel Ripped 1989. If you were fond of the previous entry, getting the sequel is a no-brainer, since it mixes up the formula in a variety of ways while retaining its strengths. Its shortcomings don't detract from the otherwise wonderful experience that Pixel Ripped 1995 manages to create with surprisingly little effort.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 23, 2020

A great blast from the past that takes you back to early 90s and you really feel like that little kid sitting in front of TV.

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