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Terraria is a two dimensional platform game of exploration and crafting. Players can use mines and picks to collect various items from the environment including wood, ore and even spider webs. Resources acquired from the environment can be placed or crafted into all manner of items.

The simple crafting system automatically lists any item that you have the materials to craft. First priority is to set up a base before night fall hits in order to protect yourself from roving zombies and eyeball monsters. You can craft many items for your home, including doors, walls, tables, chairs and beds.

During the daytime slimes roam the land and must be avoided or dispatched with a weapon such as a sword or axe. As you gather materials you will be able to construct more powerful weapons from different ores as well as armor to protect yourself.

30 monsters are present in the game including slimes, floating eyeballs, giant earth worms and zombies.

Building a nice home will attract NPC (non-player characters) to your house to set up residence. These can include a merchant to trade with and nurses who can heal your wounds.

Terraria supports single player, multi-player servers and player vs player combat.


Terraria Windows The Corruption, full of bottomless pits, eerie music and and a orange tint
Terraria PS Vita Splash title screen (Trial version)
Terraria PS Vita Gameplay controls (Trial version)
Terraria PS Vita You can use work bench to craft items (Trial version)

Promo Images

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Alternate Titles

  • "Terraria: Xbox 360 Edition" -- Xbox 360 title
  • "Terraria - Collector's Edition" -- UK Boxed release title
  • "テラリア" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Addictive gameplay and tons of content. What more do you need? Windows The Cliffe (1625)

Critic Reviews

GameSpot PS Vita Jan 06, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Indie Game Magazine Windows Feb 15, 2012 90 out of 100 90 PS Vita Jan 20, 2014 9 out of 10 90
Hooked Gamers Windows Jun 09, 2011 9 out of 10 90
IGN Windows May 25, 2011 9 out of 10 90 Windows Jun 29, 2011 8.8 out of 10 88
GameTrailers Windows Jun 29, 2011 8.5 out of 10 85
GameStar (Germany) Windows Feb, 2012 83 out of 100 83
PC Gamer Windows Jun 16, 2011 79 out of 100 79
The A.V. Club Windows Jun 06, 2011 B 75


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  • GameStar (Germany)
    • 2011 - #3 Adventure of the Year (Readers' Vote)

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