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Snapshot (Windows)

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Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 2.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 4.0
Overall MobyScore (1 vote) 3.2


The Press Says

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85
Destructoid
The vibrant 16-bit inspired art and upbeat soundtrack make Snapshot a very welcoming title, which goes a long way to offset the fact that it may very well kick your arse a few times. Even if you aren't interested in racing through the game and solving puzzles at breakneck speed, the often complex design and the whimsical nature of the game make a slower-paced playthrough just as enjoyable. The puzzles and photography definitely overshadow the platforming, but generally they are so well integrated that the whole package is very solid. Unlike my wall. Which still has a hole in it.
80
Retro Spirit Games
Snapshot is an incredibly immersive and captivating experience that you will relish getting lost in. You are constantly challenged by the game, but you are never left feeling overwhelmed or overly frustrated. The sheer variety of items and the nifty camera mechanic help Snapshot rise above the usual puzzle platformers and give it a firm place as one of the best in its genre. If you enjoy using your brain as much as you enjoy 2D platforming, then make this your next purchase, and become absorbed in its beautiful, thoughtful world.
80
Edge
Throw in a typically generous range of levels and a surprisingly engrossing hidden object game, and Snapshot becomes a recipe for a candy-coloured afternoon of elegant brainteasers. Beyond your first run, of course, there’s always the lure of the time trial waiting for you as well, suggesting Retro Affect’s seemingly gentle approach to design is a little more hot-blooded than you might initially expect.
78
Everyeye.it
Snapshot soffre di un unico problema: un control system impreciso capace di rendere alcuni passaggi dell’avventura piuttosto frustranti. Per il resto stiamo parlando di un puzzle game davvero geniale, grazie a un level design capace di sfruttare nei modi più disparati la macchina fotografica di Pic, ed estetizzante, per merito di un comparto grafico-sonoro azzeccato e ricercato al punto giusto. A fronte di un rapporto quantità-prezzo assolutamente vantaggioso, ogni amante del genere dovrebbe tenere in considerazione l’acquisto del gioco. Non si tratta di un gioco perfetto, ma la creatività di Retro Affect merita sicuramente di essere premiata.
75
GameSpot
At its best moments, Snapshot is a delightful adventure. The variety of ways in which you use items makes you continually think up new ideas, and some are so silly that it's hard not to smile. From bouncy elephants to telekinetic monkeys, Snapshot continually presents crazy situations. But there are some rocky moments that interrupt this gleeful fun. The gift of patience is as important as a knack for problem solving in Snapshot, so if you can accept the finicky physics and sometimes iffy controls, there's an engaging adventure to discover.
75
Jeuxvideo.com
Original, bien pensé et généreux en termes de contenu, Snapshot fait partie de ces petites productions indépendantes qu'on aime télécharger sur PC entre deux blockbusters. On est loin d'un chef-d'oeuvre, certes, mais le potentiel et la bonne volonté de ses développeurs sont évidents.
50
IGN UK
Snapshot, along with a lot of games like it, is a bit unfortunate. There are so many puzzle-platformers out there now, that a game has to be much more than just competent to distinguish itself at all. There’s just not much about Snapshot, graphically, gameplay-wise, or in any other way, that makes it stick out from the pack. It’s not a bad game, but there are far better ways to spend your money on far better games occupying the same space.
50
Thunderbolt Games
Snapshot is not a title where you can sit down and expect to strap yourself in for an instant gratifying haul. This is an experience that you have to be in the mood for in order to make the most of it. Even still, you shouldn’t be surprised if you find yourself taking breaks here and there to either mentally prepare yourself for the next set of stages, or waiting out the occasional wave of boredom.
50
IGN
Snapshot, along with a lot of games like it, is a bit unfortunate. There are so many puzzle-platformers out there now, that a game has to be much more than just competent to distinguish itself at all. There’s just not much about Snapshot, graphically, gameplay-wise, or in any other way, that makes it stick out from the pack. It’s not a bad game, but there are far better ways to spend your money on far better games occupying the same space.