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Shiftlings

Rating Summary

Based on 20 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

65

Top Critic Average

5%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Mar 4, 2015
Xbox OneMar 4, 2015
Wii UMar 4, 2015
PCMar 4, 2015

Developer: Rock Pocket Games

Publisher: Sierra Games

Genre: Platformer

The galaxy's biggest no-brainer! Control two adorably dim-witted alien space janitors on their quirky quest to repair the galaxy!

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A marmite-puzzler that some will adore, and others will despise. Despite that, it's a fun puzzler.

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All in all, Shiftlings is a passable entry into the platform puzzle genre. The gas shifting mechanic is certainly a novel one, but is relied on almost exclusively in puzzle solving where some more creativity would have been appreciated. If you're itching to bounce around and solve puzzles, you could do worse than Shiftlings – just don't expect a mind altering experience.

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Shiftlings is a decent puzzler that relies too heavily on having a second player, and not getting tired of the simple mechanic.

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Shiftlings is a fun, quirky title that may surprise those who decide to give it a go. The game's structured like a mobile title, which makes it best suited for short bursts, but you will have fun here – especially if you play with a friend. It's never really ambitious enough to stand out in the crowded puzzle platformer genre, but what you'll find here is a quality pick-up and play experience that will test your wits.

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