Wavey The Rocket

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
Weak Man

OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

25%

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7.5 / 10.0
May 11, 2020

Wavey The Rocket is a challenging side-scroller with unique movement. It's difficult to master but there's plenty here for those willing to give it a go.

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7.6 / 10.0
May 7, 2020

My mind has not yet been able to fully grasp Wavey's wave movements, but the UpperRoom Games' title is undoubtedly an original and intelligent "platform" that brings to mind the glories of Sonic launched at crazy speed through his articulated and strange levels.

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6 / 10
May 21, 2020

When it's all said and done, my main quarrel with all of these issues is that they are holding this super concept back from reaching anywhere near its potential and it's just such a shame to see.

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7.5 / 10.0
Sep 4, 2020

Your enjoyment of Wavey The Rocket is going to be highly dependent on how well you adapt to the controls and sine-based movement. Get used to how things work, and you'll find the game to be challenging in a fun way with plenty of bite-sized levels to keep you entertained. Until that happens, though, prepare for some frustration because you'll experience failure over and over again, even in the early stages. If you don't mind that inherent challenge, give Wavey The Rocket a spin.

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Cubed3

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2 / 10
Aug 19, 2020

While promising a cool twist on the platforming genre, Wavey the Rocket proved to be an absolutely miserable experience that is hard to recommend to just about anyone. Complex controls, ungratifying gameplay, and performance issues that significantly affect the gameplay, this simply isn't fun to play. For those looking for a genuinely fun and engaging platformer, this isn't one that's going to hold your attention for very long.

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7 / 10.0
May 11, 2020

Wavey the Rocket presents a unique idea that could be implemented in more games in the future, it's fun and challenging but it could also be excruciating and punishing on several occasions.

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Masterpiece
Jun 3, 2020

This ride on the sine wave is delightful! Wavey the Rocket captivates the gamepad hour after hour with its creative game idea, precise controls and fair learning curve. Apart from tact, you should also have patience, because none of the more than 80 rocket courses is easy.

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8 / 10
May 7, 2020

The chillest rocket in the galaxy is a fun mascot, even if he’s a little shallow, but he’s not really the star of the show. Instead, it’s that oscillating vector, the new wave sinusoid that you actually control. The wave that is both your new favourite toy and in so many courses your cruel mistress. It’s the creation of a whole new sub-genre, which I am dubbing, the Waveformer. When we talk about game physics in future, I hope Wavey is name-checked along with the likes of Portal.

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