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The Cave
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Overall 8
8.0

The Cave PS3 Review

Console Obsession
9 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Talking people, talking animals and talking cars, although until I played this game, I don’t think I had ever heard of a talking cave before. The Cave certainly has an odd premise for its storyline, although it turns out that the game itself is a lot less inventive when it comes to how it actually...
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Overall 8
8.0

The Cave Review (PS3)

gamingshogun.com
13 February 2013
  • Excerpt: “The Cave” is a classical modern adventure game from Ron Gilbert, the mind behind titles such as Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island, and Double Fine Productions, the studio responsible for Psychonauts and Costume Quest.
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Review: The Cave (Sony Playstation 3)

Diehard GameFAN
4 February 2013
  • Excerpt: I don’t really write about video games much anymore. I have neither the time nor inclination. However, The Cave was a game I knew I had to write about and experience. It’s the latest creation from the mind of Ron Gilbert, a man who gave us such classics as The Secret of Monkey Island and Maniac...
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Overall 7
7.0

The Cave

e-mpire.com
3 February 2013
  • Excerpt: The Cave is the story of seven individuals that must go through a series of challenges through a talking cave. The Cave is a platform based adventure game from Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx79SZzm9Bw ...
  • Pros: -Good humor and Puzzles, -Amazing art
  • Cons: -Back tracking and repetition
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Overall 8
8.0

The Cave Review

GamerNode
27 January 2013
  • Summary: For something different, clever, interesting, and stylish, The Cave is a sure bet. The draw of the old-school adventure remains, minus much of the tedium that might have kept the average gamer away, and although there is room for improvement in its design, the dark narrative arouses curiosity enough...
  • Pros: Intriguing narrative, Well-integrated puzzles, Accessible to a wide audience
  • Cons: Being forced to repeat levels, Imprecise controls
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Overall 6
6.2
Gameplay 6
6.0
Funfactor 6
6.0

The Cave

Digital Chumps
25 January 2013
  • Conclusion: The Cave tries to reinvent something that didn’t need reinvention. Whenever it yields a smile or a chuckle with its sadistic sense of light-hearted humor, it slips right back into drudgery by being devoid of meaningful traversal mechanics.
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Overall 7
7.4
Graphics 7
7.4
Sound 7
7.0
Control 7
6.8
Addiction 8
7.8

The Cave Review

Cheat Code Central
25 January 2013
Overall 8
8.1
Gameplay 8
8.4
Graphics 8
7.7
Sound 8
7.9
Control 8
8.3
Addiction 8
8.0

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
24 January 2013
  • Excerpt: has been in development for over twenty years. Well, at least the idea has been bouncing around in veteran designer Ron Gilbert’s head for that long. The guy who brought you
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The Cave Xbox 360 Review

Neoseeker
22 January 2013
Overall 8
8.0

The Cave

GamesRadar
22 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Seven adventurers seek answers to their life’s questions inside of a mysterious talking cave in Double Fine’s The Cave , an adventure game from the mind of Ron Gilbert (Maniac Mansion, The Secret of Monkey Island).
  • Pros: Challenging and rewarding puzzles, Uncovering each character's personal story, The dark humor
  • Cons: The occasional frame-rate dip, Taking multiple treks to position your characters, Clunky platforming controls
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