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EscapeVektor: Chapter 1 Review

The next Bit.Trip?

Playing a bit like Pac-Man set in the world of Tron, EscapeVektor looks very much like it has been designed to appeal to Bit.Trip fans.

Vektor is trapped inside a computer and you have to help him escape. He can only travel straight along lines - you need to paint them all until the inner cell is surrounded before making your way to the exit.

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Along the way you must avoid enemies who patrol the grid, although you can detonate them when you surround them in a cell. It gets challenging when faster enemies appear and the grids become more complex.

EscapeVektor looks good but lacks charm, and just going up, down, left and right over lines is a little boring. Solid retro gaming, but with a lingering feeling of style over substance.


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