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The Cave
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Release Date (US):
January 22nd, 2013
Release Date (UK):
January 23rd, 2013
Online Players:
Double Fine
RP [Rating Pending]
PSU Rank:
0 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PSN:
0 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and PC.

About The Cave

Created by Monkey Island maestro Rob Gilbert, The Cave is a downloadable adventure game where players explore a subterranean amusement park as a group of adventurers.



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A graphic adventure game that has triple-A humor but lacks the substance to be an ever-lasting gem. Great for a single run through or to enjoy a laugh with friends, but once the laughs die down so does the game. Only lovers of the genre will keep coming back for thirds and fourths.

We like

  • Witty and fun humor
  • Different level designs
  • Character variety

We dislike

  • Game ruining bugs
  • Easy puzzles
  • Limited replayability

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Who likes witty humour raise your hand? Who likes puzzles? Who likes those old school graphic adventure games? If you raised your hand for all three then get set for The Cave, an old school helping of fun that tries to continue the revitalizing of the graphic adventure genre, and is brought to you by Ron Gilbert himself, of Maniac Mansion and Monkey Island fame. The Cave is very simple. Choose three characters from a d...

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