Rescue Roby HD
The crate escape
by Paul Devlin 5/2/2013
Product: Rescue Roby HD
Developer: Runaway Studios
Publisher: Runaway Studios
Genre: Casual, Puzzle
Just when you thought developers had grown weary of churning out cute, Cut the Rope-style physics-puzzlers, along comes another one to steal our spare time.
Rescue Roby HD breaks little ground in a genre so saturated that it should come with its own flood warning system, but the undeniable charm of its robot cast and mostly gentle puzzling means it should be a hit with the casual crowd - well, for the hour or so it lasts anyway.
Bot or not?
Although other characters get introduced over the four stages, the story tugs most insistently on your heart strings with its tale of Roby, the defective robot, who needs your help to avoid being scrapped.
A generic physics-puzzler that coasts through its brief running time on Wall-E-esque charm and pleasantly light puzzling
©2013 Steel Media Limited
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