Thumper for PlayStation 4
PS4

Thumper

Oct 10, 2016
8.77
playscore
Good
118th of 7242

VR Content

virtual reality headset to play.

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

About this game

Developer: Drool
Content Rating: Everyone10+

Summary

Thumper is rhythm violence: classic rhythm-action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the hellish void and confront a maniacal giant head from the future.

Gamer Reviews

1329 Reviews
9.21
whatoplay
0 review
NA
Peter Torckler

Peter Torckler

May 27, 2020
9.20
Markus Malinen

Markus Malinen

Jan 16, 2020
7.00

Aggregate Gamer Reviews

Critic Reviews

27 Reviews
8.32
Matt EakinsOct 27, 2016
The sound is fantastic but you never really feel enveloped by the music, which I was hoping for in a rhythm game. Also, the game never changes, it just gets much, much faster. In VR, it can get a little disorienting, and that definitely limits play time. Still, Thumper will leave an impression on everyone who tries it, good or bad. It does what it tries to do extremely well, and nothing more. And that, honestly, isn’t a bad thing.
Peter BrownOct 05, 2016
Thumper thrives due to the way it marries speed, simple controls, and mesmerizing atmosphere. It's far more convincing in VR, where you're enveloped in the game's space and free of distractions from the outside world, but it shouldn't be ignored by those without the appropriate hardware. Thumper, no matter how you play it, is too good to miss.
Jeff CorkOct 05, 2016
The visuals are still sparse and abstract, but it adds a sense of being present for it all. That sensation comes through whether you're looking at the trough behind you or seeing the fragments of your dead bug scatter all around you. It’s definitely not worth buying the hardware for on its own – and I can’t enthusiastically recommend Thumper regardless – but it’s worth experiencing for a while at least.

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