Inversion Reviews

Based on 3 critics – Overal Score: 53 / 100

GameInfo: Don’t just defy gravity. Command it.

Take on the role of a young father and husband, Davis Russell, who finds himself thrust into war when his peaceful city is invaded by an unknown enemy. With his daughter missing and conventional weapons and tactics all but useless, this ordinary cop and his partner Leo Delgado will rise up to heed the call of duty, master the fundamental forces of gravity and save the world.

Critic Score
Game Revolution Wise men like to say that there are only two guarantees in life: death and taxes. Well, friends, I’m feeling gutsy enough to add a third. I guarantee that you have played far worse shooters than Inversion. I’d bet money on it. Not only because there are so many terrible FPSs out there, but because it honestly isn’t as bad as some reviewers and internet trolls would have you believe. Ultimately, it’s a solid cover-based shooter in the Gears of War tradition (it is technically a tradition by now, right?) but is unable to reach that threshold both technically and narratively. Read Full Review 60/100
GamingBolt The thing I dislike most about gaming is non-originality. I don’t even necessarily mind if a game is bad, so long as it at least tries to do something different. Inversion, I thought, might be that game. Though it may not have had the clout of a triple-A shooter, it at least appeared to be going about things from a unique angle. Certainly its gravity-defying selling point looked good on paper, but on screen it’s a tragically different story. Read Full Review 50/100
Destructoid Inversion is one of those games that seem to have been around forever, quietly popping its head up out of the bushes every few months to remind us it still exists while we continue living our lives and barely so much as grunt an acknowledgement. Such games come along now and then, and rarely do we expect a lot out of them.

Suffice it to say that not many people expected much from Inversion.

Suffice it to say that Inversion delivered what was expected. Read Full Review




Genre: Action
Developer: Saber Interactive
Publisher: Namco Bandai Games
Release Date: 27 Jul 2012

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