The Cave for Nintendo Wii U
Wii U

The Cave

Jan 22, 2013

Trailer, Gameplay, & Screenshots

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About this game

Content Rating: Teen

Summary

The Cave is a new adventure game from Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion creator Ron Gilbert, and Double Fine Productions, the award-winning studio behind Psychonauts and Brütal Legend. Assemble your team of three from a group of seven unlikely adventurers, all with their own unique personalities and stories, then descend into the mysterious depths to explore locations including a subterranean amusement park and a medieval castle, not to mention a fully armed and ready-to-launch nuclear-tipped ICMB. The Cave awaits.

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3200 Reviews
8.77

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Critic Reviews

16 Reviews
7.45
Ma'idah LashaniFeb 02, 2013
The Cave's offbeat sense of humor is mostly charming, and actually solving the puzzles inside it feels delightfully difficult. However, the severely diminishing returns on its replay value make it more of a momentarily amusing distraction than something you'll be holding onto for years to come.
Max ScovilleJan 23, 2013
Philip J ReedJan 24, 2013
Ultimately, The Cave represents a flawed attempt at a brilliant concept. The backtracking and item juggling can make the game's more esoteric puzzle solutions a chore to figure out, but the foreboding atmosphere, layered backstories and branching paths are all solid marks in its favour. The visuals and soundtrack are also great, as is the writing — but presentation isn't everything, and we wish it was actually more fun to play.

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