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Hexagonesque: Rotational

By Nathan Grayson on July 2nd, 2013.

You will never escape

Terry Cavanagh’s Super Hexagon is very mean. It pushed me down and stole my lunch money. Then it calmly suggested that I try again, and I did and it got pretty brilliant after a while and IT WAS ALL THE GAME’S FAULT. I’m not sure why anyone would write a love letter to it, but that’s exactly what Rotational is – and a fairly interesting one at that. The basic idea – rhythmically avoid a world that moves around you and then fail and cry and never stop until you are a perfect reflex piston man-machine – is exceedingly similar, but creator Kevin Messman went and added an extra dimension. Also, he got consulting aid from notorious Super Hexagon technoguru and Edge features editor Jason Killingsworth. You’ve been warned.

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