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Description

Rochard is a side-scrolling science-fiction platformer where the player takes the titular role of John Rochard, an astrominer in search of his missing crew. With his gravity-manipulating G-Lifter device and his wits, he needs to solve tricky puzzles and dispose of space pirates and other enemies that stand in his way. During the course of the game, Rochard makes his way through various asteroids and space stations. The G-Lifter is the sole weapon in the game, and while in the beginning it only acts as a gravity gun, the player can upgrade it to fire at enemies and throw multiple kinds of grenades. The enemies consist of dim-witted humans and the in-built security systems of the facilities, such as turrets, robots and force fields.

Screenshots

Rochard Windows The crate can be used as a safe zone for a jump
Rochard Windows Grabbed a turret and threw it at the enemy
Rochard Windows Approaching a casino asteroid
Rochard Windows Cut-scene

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Critic Reviews

Brutal Gamer Nov 18, 2011 9 out of 10 90
Darkstation Dec 14, 2011 9 out of 10 90
3D Juegos Nov 15, 2011 8.2 out of 10 82
NZGamer Dec 22, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Spazio Games Dec 09, 2011 7.5 out of 10 75
Calm Down Tom Nov 29, 2011 7 out of 10 70
XGN Dec 10, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Thunderbolt Games Nov 23, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Splitkick Feb 22, 2012 4 out of 10 40
Rock, Paper, Shotgun Mar 23, 2012 Unscored Unscored

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Awards

An Editors' Choice for IGN.com, GameShark, GamePro and Gaming Nexus.

Won for Best Graphics and Best Gameplay at the Unity Awards 2011.

Won Best Downloadable Game from Gaming Universe

Won Best Arcade Game from GamingXP

Pelit, a Finnish game magazine, gave it Pelit Suosittelee (Recommended Game)
Kalle Kaivola (16) added Rochard (Windows) on Jun 13, 2012
Other platforms contributed by Hamish Wilson (167), GTramp (77633) and Kalle Kaivola (16)
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