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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
7.5

The Cave

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • Summary: Ron Gilbert, being responsible for classic LucasArts titles like Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island, is a legend in adventure game circles. His latest adventure, The Cave , feels a bit like a return to those roots but winds up being something altogether different.
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Review: The Cave (Sony Playstation 3)

Diehard GameFAN
20 February 2013
  • Summary: The Cave is one of those games that not only harkens back to the golden era of point and click adventure gaming, but highlights the best of what we can do in the modern age of gaming as well. The story is as deep and allegorical as it is witty and dark.
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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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‘The Cave’ Review

Stick Skills
4 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Throughout this console generation we’ve seen a lot of melding of genres; for example, just about every game has some sort of RPG element now. The point and click adventure game is a genre that hasn’t really been involved in this mass melding.
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Overall 8
7.5

The Cave Review

PlayStation Universe
4 February 2013
  • Summary: A graphic adventure game that has triple-A humor but lacks the substance to be an ever-lasting gem. Great for a single run through or to enjoy a laugh with friends, but once the laughs die down so does the game. Only lovers of the genre will keep coming back for thirds and fourths.
  • Pros: Witty and fun humor, Different level designs, Character variety
  • Cons: Game ruining bugs, Easy puzzles, Limited replayability
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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 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 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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