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The Cave
7.8 out of 10

The Cave

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Overall 9
9.0

The Cave Review (PC)

Softpedia
8 March 2013
  • Conclusion: The Cave is not a game for everyone, but given the quality of the story and the dialog and the low price, this is the sort of adventure and puzzle mix that needs to find an audience outside the hardcore public.
  • Pros: + Character choices, + Sentient cave, + Puzzle design
  • Cons: - A lot of backtracking, - Some weird character interaction
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Overall 9
9.0

The Cave Review (PC)

Softpedia
8 March 2013
  • Conclusion: The Cave is not a game for everyone, but given the quality of the story and the dialog and the low price, this is the sort of adventure and puzzle mix that needs to find an audience outside the hardcore public.
  • Pros: + Character choices, + Sentient cave, + Puzzle design
  • Cons: - A lot of backtracking, - Some weird character interaction
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Overall 9
9.0

The Cave

Gamezebo
24 January 2013
  • Summary: Existential spelunking is the hottest new sport.
  • Pros: Puzzles feel less like platformer puzzles, more like point-and-click adventure puzzles. Great sense of humour. Plenty of reason to replay.
  • Cons: Backtracking can be a pain. Some of the levels repeat on every play through.
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Overall 9
8.6
Design 8
8.4
Gameplay 9
8.8
Storyline 9
8.6

The Cave

GameTrailers
22 January 2013
  • Excerpt: From Ron Gilbert and the team at Double Fine, The Cave seems to be designed specifically to shine a spotlight on a deficiency in our industry's vocabulary. Mixing the quirky item-based puzzle solving of games like Maniac Mansion with the platforming and maze-like tunnels of games like Metroid, The...
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