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echochrome
6.9 out of 10

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Overall 9
9.0

Echochrome

ztgd.com
22 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Feeling overwhelmed by so-called graphics powerhouses and tired visual effects? Why not try a game […]
  • Pros: + Depth of Gameplay, + Innovative, + Excellent replay value
  • Cons: Occasionally touchy controls, Usercreated stages are only available in Freeform, No leaderboards
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Overall 10
9.5

Echochrome

Playstation Illustrated
13 August 2008
  • Excerpt: Echochrome can be quickly described as M.C. Escher , the game. It's a puzzle game that really forces you to think in a whole new dimension, and can be either a source of immense puzzle-solving pleasure, or frustration, depending on how patient you are.
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.5

echochrome

GamersHell.com
5 July 2008
  • Excerpt: In this day and age games are all about graphics and radical gameplay; well, the latter may be more of a 90’s thing, but at least that’s what it seems like people are culling for these days.
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Echochrome

NZGamer.com
18 June 2008
Overall 8
8.0

Echochrome

D+PAD
17 June 2008
  • Excerpt: We fondly recall everybody’s favourite time travelling duo Marty McFly and Emmet ‘Doc’ Brown’s tyres squeal their way through the space time continuum at eighty eight miles an hour in Back to the Future through the late eighties and early nineties.
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 8
7.5
Looks 7
7.0

Echochrome (PS3) - Review

VGChartz
4 June 2008
  • Excerpt: Echochrome is a game created by Sony’s Japan studio for the PS3 through the PSN and on UMD on the PSP. The game itself is based off the idea of perception. The goal of any given level is to guide your character (a white stick figure-like being that kind of looks like models artists use to draw human...
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Overall 8
8.0

Echochrome is an innovative, challenging puzzler that plays with your perceptions and forces you to solve puzzles in unique, interesting ways.

GameSpot
22 May 2008
  • Summary: Echochrome is a puzzle game available through the PlayStation Network where you toy with reality and attempt to navigate optical illusions that are reminiscent of the works of M. C. Escher.
  • Pros: Charming, minimalist presentation, Appropriately challenging without feeling cheap, Perspective mechanics are innovative and fun, Level editor and sharing features
  • Cons: Controls aren't as precise as they need to be, Time restrictions are not very forgiving on harder levels
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Overall 9
8.5
Features 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 9
8.5
Lifespan 9
8.5

Echochrome

Gaming Target
19 May 2008
Overall 9
8.5

Truly Mind-Bending

TotalPlayStation.com
11 May 2008
  • Excerpt: It sounds like such an obvious concept: what you see is what you get. Leave it up to an ultra-simplistic, M.C. Escher-inspired look to sell the idea in such a way as to make it immediately understandable, but like many of the Dutch artist's mind-bending works, the longer you look, the more complex...
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Overall 9
9.1
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 10
10
Control 9
9.0
Addiction 10
9.5

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
10 May 2008
  • Excerpt: Some of the simplest puzzle games have gone down in history as being some of the best. You don't necessarily have to have a puzzle game be riddled with intricacies in order for it to be fresh and new.
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