Super Hexagon is a minimal action game by Terry Cavanagh, with music by Chipzel.Important facts about Hexagons: Hexagons are first order permutohedrons: The vertices of a hexagon can be formed by permuting the coordinates of the vector (1, 2, 3).
User reviews: Overwhelmingly Positive (12,350 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 27, 2012

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"A frenzied, elegant action game that pulses with great music and demanding thrills, for only $3/£2."
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Reviews

"It’s about momentum, speed, grace under pressure. When I play it, I don’t blink. When I die, I’m never frustrated. In moments when it has me in rapt attention on its dancefloor, it’s the greatest game in the world."
90%, Editor's Choice - PC Gamer
"A masterpiece of design purity."
9/10 - EDGE
"This is the kind of game you’re going to pass off to your friends and say, 'You’ve gotta check this out.' It’s dangerously addictive."
9/10 - IGN

About This Game

Super Hexagon is a minimal action game by Terry Cavanagh, with music by Chipzel.

Important facts about Hexagons:

  • Hexagons are first order permutohedrons: The vertices of a hexagon can be formed by permuting the coordinates of the vector (1, 2, 3).
  • The north pole of the planet Saturn has a hexagonal storm cloud pattern with 8,600 mile long sides, larger than the diameter of Earth.
  • Though hexagon may appear to be a difficult word to rhyme, there are actually dozens of words that rhyme with it. For example: Autobahn, decagon, decathlon, electron, Kyrgzstan, Lebanon, leprechaun and marathon.

System Requirements

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    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 256mb
    • Hard Disk Space: 35MB
    • Video Card: Direct X9.0c Compatible Card
    • DirectX®: Direct X9.0c
    • Sound: Standard audio
    • OS: OS X version 10.6 or later
    • Processor: Intel Mac 2 GHz
    • Memory: 256mb
    • Hard Disk Space: 35MB
    • Sound: Standard audio
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 256mb
    • Hard Disk Space: 35MB
    • Sound: Standard audio
Helpful customer reviews
239 of 276 people (87%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
I now understand why the number of the beast only consists of the number 6.
Posted: March 30
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139 of 175 people (79%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Dark Souls on drugs.
Posted: April 17
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85 of 106 people (80%) found this review helpful
32.0 hrs on record
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Posted: June 21
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44 of 61 people (72%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
May include swears.
THIS ♥♥♥♥ING GAME, ♥♥♥♥ING RUINED MY ALREADY ♥♥♥♥ED LIFE. DOES SOME ♥♥♥♥FACE ♥♥♥♥ING KNOWS HOW THE ♥♥♥♥ DO YOU ♥♥♥♥ING COMPLETE THIS ♥♥♥♥ING GAME????? MY LIFE IS ♥♥♥♥ED. WAIT LIFE? I SOLD IT TO ♥♥♥♥ING SATAN FOR THE ♥♥♥♥ING HYPER MODE. ♥♥♥♥ING ♥♥♥♥, COMPLETE THE ♥♥♥♥ING IS BASICALLY ♥♥♥♥ YOUR LIFE, AND ITS LEFTOVERS.
9 penises outta 10.
Posted: March 29
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Super Hexagon in a Nutshell:

Begin. Game Over. x100

10/10
Posted: June 14
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1,998 of 2,183 people (92%) found this review helpful
22.6 hrs on record
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But damn, it feels so great to finally finish that hard stage.
Posted: December 20, 2013
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