Thumper

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Recommendation: Play It
Median Score: 90/100
Total Reviews: 40

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Critic Reviews: 40

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Game Info

GAME INFO

Thumper strips rhythm gaming down to its core. Classic rhythm-action is combined with breakneck speed and brutal physicality. With one analog stick and one button, you control a space beetle while hurtling through stunning and treacherous worlds. Each rhythmic hit, crash, and impact is interwoven with an original soundtrack by Brian Gibson of the acclaimed noise-rock band Lightning Bolt.

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ESRB-E10plus

Critic Reviews

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High Score - 100/100
Low Score - 50/100

Silver Tier

42% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 40

A summary of the critical opinion for this game is coming soon.

Choi Rad (IGN)

9/10

“Thumper’s brutal, breakneck speed and precision-based musical action kept me entranced for all nine of its bizarre, nightmarish stages, which contained enough nuanced high score-chasing tricks to demand several replays already. To really master Thumper’s many layers of rhythm-based mechanisms would take much more time than the 10 or so hours it takes to complete the first time – and that’s a challenge that I eagerly accept.”

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Dominic Leighton (TheSixthAxis)

9/10

“If you’re a fan of rhythm action games, Thumper is amongst the most intense, pure, and singular experiences within the genre, and its release for the PSVR should make it utterly essential for anyone that owns Sony’s headset.”

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Lewis White (Attack of the Fanboy)

4.5/5 stars

“Thumper is the most hellish and intense rhythm-action game you or I will ever play. While it’s Xbox One port may lack some features available on other platforms—such as VR and portability—Thumper is still a fantastic and frightening game that’s drenched in atmosphere and polished to the absolute max.”

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