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Pang Adventures

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

67

Top Critic Average

65%

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Apr 19, 2016
Xbox OneApr 19, 2016
PCApr 19, 2016

Developer: DotEmu

Publisher: Pastagames

Genre: Adventure

Pang, also known as Buster Bros. in North America and Pomping World in Japan, is a joyously addictive series of platform/action games that’s rarely seen these days.

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TheSixthAxis

3 / 10
Jim Hargreaves

When played with a friend, some of its issues become easier to overlook, but the fact still remains that those hoping for a triumphant return will be left disappointed by this rather one-dimensional arcade rehash.

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PlayStation Universe

7 / 10.0
John-Paul Jones

In keeping with the spirit of the nearly three decade old original, Pang Adventures entertains with its easy to grasp, difficult to master shooter sensibilities. While the broad repetition of mechanics and lack of online play and truly new content will surely grate, Pang Adventure remains decent fodder for a quick session whenever you have the odd few minutes to spare for its classic arcade beats.

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Push Square

7 / 10
Stephen Tailby

Pang Adventures is a thoroughly retro arcade game that offers addictive bubble-bursting fun in a modestly sized package. The gameplay is compelling enough to keep you playing for a few hours, but whether its trio of modes provide much replay value is another matter. It's certainly worth a look if you have an old-school itch that needs scratching, and fans of the original game will be pleased with just how faithful Pastagames has been to that decades-old formula.

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Nintendo Life

7 / 10
Nintendo Life

Pang Adventures offers a tense and instantly enjoyable ode to a timeless arcade romp, and one that's bound to engage and reward players who enjoyed it 30 years ago as well as those discovering it for the first time on the eShop. The support for online play is a real bonus, as many puzzle games of this ilk are want to simply plump for couch-play only, but for all its colourful chaos you are left hoping for something a little less predictable. Fans of the original will love it, but they may also lament the fact that more hasn't been done to update this classic series.

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