Navigate the beauty and hazards of the solar system while riding a wave of light through 100+ levels in this innovative action-puzzle game!
User reviews:
Recent:
Mostly Positive (64 reviews) - 76% of the 64 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Very Positive (1,644 reviews) - 83% of the 1,644 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 20, 2012

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Reviews

“The concept of controlling a wave of light is executed flawlessly through beautifully rendered levels and a challenging, but addictive gameplay experience. Gamers looking for a truly unique and innovative experience shouldn’t hesitate to add Waveform to their list of must-play games this year.”
A – Gaming Nexus
“I don’t get to play enough games like Waveform”
8/10 – Destructoid
“You’re going to want to prepare for a journey across the solar system like no other, and it’s likely one you’re going to want to repeat over and over again”
9/10 – Indie Game Magazine
“It is elegant in its simplicity, but don’t let that fool you... there’s a surprisingly large amount of game and replayability to be had. I see myself coming back to this game often.”
8/10 – Darkstation

About This Game

Navigate the beauty and hazards of the solar system while riding on a wave of light in this innovative action-puzzle game. On your journey to restore light to a dying galaxy being consumed by a Singularity, you'll travel from Pluto to the Sun and interact with a wide variety of strange objects, and mind-bending situations that will affect the path of your wave, and the world around you, in interesting ways.
Simple to play but difficult to master, Waveform combines the pure fun of retro arcade titles with all the modern bells and whistles of modern gaming. Colorful graphics and a retro soundtrack accompany 100 levels of increasingly fascinating and wondrous challenges featuring mysterious and fun objects like Wormholes, Particle Accelerators, and the enigmatic Space Squids of Venus!

Key Features:

  • Innovative and Unique Gameplay -
    You've never played a game like this before! Experience the refreshingly unique wave-manipulation gameplay of Waveform in a fast-action adventure like no other.
  • Master the game, not the controls - Featuring extremely simple controls involving dragging the mouse to manipulate your wave's amplitude and wavelength, gamers of all skill levels can instantly jump in and enjoy Waveform. It's easy get started, but difficult to master.
  • Play at your own pace - Will you take a relaxing ride through the solar system or challenge yourself to conquer each level and unlock bonuses and achievements? Each level is designed with multiple layers of difficulty so you can sit back and enjoy the zen-like flow of the wave or get on the edge of your seat for a heart-racing wave run. The choice is yours!
  • Stellar amount of content - With over 100 levels spread across 11 worlds featuring dozens of unique objects and discover, there's an incredible amount of content to experience. And after you beat the game you can enjoy New Game +, featuring re-mastered versions of each level in the theme of the game's bonus levels.
  • Rockin' Retro Soundtrack - Enjoy a musical masterpiece featuring dynamic audio that adapts with the pace of the game.
  • Deep Space Mode - Journey into the far reaches of deep space in 11 different randomly-generated endless scenarios. Strive for the high score and earn your spot on the Steam Leaderboards!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP or higher
    • Processor: 1 GHz
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Hard Disk Space: 660 MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL compatible graphics card with 128 MB of memory
    • Sound: Any sound card capable of stereo output
    • OS: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: Intel, 1GHz or higher
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Hard Disk Space: 660 MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL compatible graphics card with 128 MB of memory
    • Sound: Any sound card capable of stereo output
    • OS: OS X version Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later.
    • Processor: Intel, 1GHz or higher
    • Memory: 512 MB
    • Hard Disk Space: 660 MB
    • Video Card: OpenGL compatible graphics card with 128 MB of memory
    • Sound: Any sound card capable of stereo output
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Recent:
Mostly Positive (64 reviews)
Overall:
Very Positive (1,644 reviews)
Recently Posted
DARK SIDE ™
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
Nice Game I recommend
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Onex
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 30
Nice retro game with Spase♥...▬♥▬
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♫ Euphoric guinea pig :D
( 28.3 hrs on record )
Posted: July 29
Achievementform

Note: I bought the game just for the cards and idled for 9,4 hours. After that was going to play it but was a bit "scared" of the difficult tag. Eventually I did play it. I've no regrets.

Advantages:
-Interesting game mechanics.
-Great soundtrack. (you can buy it as a DLC too)
-Has tips or some kind of a story. (It contains terms, so for a non-native speaker like me is a bit hard to understand)
-Plenty of levels to complete. Takes a while to do so.
-Beautiful background on almost all levels.
-Cheap.
-Trading cards.
-Many steam achievements.

Disadvantages:
-After I see Eden Industries logo I encounter a black screen. Have to manually kill "Playstv.exe *32" and then I can play the game.
-Sometimes when I try to play a level it won't load it, would freeze and I'd just close the game.
-Requires you to purchase a 99 cent DLC (more than I paid for the game) if you want to get all achievements. It only adds a single planet while the main game has 5+. (Not really a con for me because 100%-ing the game requires you to be an insanely skilled player)
-Fullscreen is not really fullscreen. Example (you can see a bar in the upper part of the screen ; minor "problem")

Neutral points (can be a pro or a con):
-Difficult.
-Steam leaderboards.
-Space themed.

Conclusion:
For the price of 20-30 cents I can't recommend it highly enough. It's a must-buy. Yes, the game is not perfect but when you sell the cards you almost get it for free. Waveform is challenging but fun. Give it a go.
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MushA
( 4.4 hrs on record )
Posted: July 27
Product received for free
Q:Do I like it?Why?
A:Yes.it is simple yet very satisfying experience.from the sound effect to the unique control,it delivered what it promised.

Q:Overall?
A:a unique and somehow satisfying weird game,in a good ways.

Q:Any useful tips?
A:the skill ceiling is not so high.learn it and you will be enjoying the game the way it meant to be.

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[TAW] RedRaven
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 26
An average puzzle/platform game, but one with an extremely low price tag. As such, worth picking up if you're into that sorta thing. Everyone else, stay clear.
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Slav Squats
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 25
Even though I suck at this game soundtrack is just awesome!
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Random
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 24
The designers of this game deserve a lot of credit. The game is very unique. The presentation is top notch. The controls are responsive, the sound effects and music work together well, and there are lots of pretty particles.

All that being said, I just hated the actual mechanics of playing the game. I played through the first two levels and realized the game was not for me. YMMV.
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blaman7
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 18
The respawn times are way too long, whish makes this the most frustrating game in all eternity. Even though it's good in almost every other way, this makes it literally unplayable.
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vikingmoon666
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: July 15
Quite a simple game, but a nice chillout for 10 or so minutes a time... it's also getting quite addictive.
Relaxing music and gameplay that gets you thinking, and all at a bargain price
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 3
Great rhythm game with a cheap price tag.
Excellent for when you need something casual, relaxing and trance-inducing.
Warning, game can get very intense on the higher levels.

Rating: 8/10
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 2
Product received for free
hard stage I admit spike makes it difficult my sccore game 7/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 5
Very relaxing and entertaining!
Catchy music too!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: July 12
Really well implemented and novel game mechanic. Controls are simple and easy to learn. Very innovative and neat!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: July 15
Quite a simple game, but a nice chillout for 10 or so minutes a time... it's also getting quite addictive.
Relaxing music and gameplay that gets you thinking, and all at a bargain price
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 25
Even though I suck at this game soundtrack is just awesome!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 14
Clever arcade puzzler with graphic style reminiscent of the best shoot 'em ups I played on the Amiga 500 and a super-relaxing soundtrack. Brilliant value for money. I recommend it for casual play as a tension reliever and a generally fun experience.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
An average puzzle/platform game, but one with an extremely low price tag. As such, worth picking up if you're into that sorta thing. Everyone else, stay clear.
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 24
The designers of this game deserve a lot of credit. The game is very unique. The presentation is top notch. The controls are responsive, the sound effects and music work together well, and there are lots of pretty particles.

All that being said, I just hated the actual mechanics of playing the game. I played through the first two levels and realized the game was not for me. YMMV.
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