Avoid is a fast-paced arcade game that will test your reflexes!
User reviews: Very Positive (63 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 8, 2014
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"Listen to the music, watch the fluo graphics, avoid the obstacles. Developed by 48h Studio."
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June 19

Minimal theme has been released!

Update 1.1.0 is out with a fully featured new theme: Minimal!



Like the previous ones the new theme contains:

  • its own graphical style and soundtrack
  • 32 levels with achievements
  • an endless mode with leaderboards
  • new obstacles and powerups

Other changes and additions in version 1.1.0:
  • added mouse controls for the ship: left/right buttons to move, third button to pause the game
  • improved some sound effects
  • the “more games” link now goes to a different page

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About This Game

Avoid is a fast-paced arcade game that will test your reflexes. Drive your vehicle through an obstacle-filled course and try to go as far as you can. Grab bonus items to help you survive... just a little bit more. Climb up the online leaderboard and show the world who's best! Are your fingers fast enough?

Features:

Fast arcade game, easy to learn but difficult to master
Challenging levels and a randomly generated endless mode
Engaging visual effects and soundrack
Online leaderboards
Have we already mentioned that it's FAST?

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 or newer
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c Compatible Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or newer
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo 2GHz or equivalent
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/ 1024 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 300 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 28
That epic game~just ride your way to the finish! Really amazing grapics effects :) Love it + you get cards :)))
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 15
Nice game! Must try!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 1
Fly your spaceship through various obstacles categorized in 4 worlds.
Extremely crisp controls, optimal for keyboards.
Music is okayish, could use some more energy often too slow and soothing.
The perspective often leaves you with an unsafe feeling because you
cannot clearly see where blocks end.

This game forces you to perfect your hand eye coordination and at the
same time trains your periferal vision too see whats coming up while
focusing your ship to not touch walls or holes (or vice versa).

Offering easy, normal, hard and extreme difficulty, there is something for
everyone out there. I managed to beat some extreme levels but could
only proceed if I'd play and learn those levels many many times.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
GAH
IT'S FRUSTRATING

Becomes extremely fun once fundamentals are down.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: November 26
Mesmerizing, addicting and challenging fast paced dodging game. I just wish you could use your own music. The controls are easy to use and the game is quite fun until it starts to feel repetitive. If you play too long, you start seeing the game when you blink after you quit lol.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 6
Simply put, it is a wider version of a game I use to love and play on the commodore 64 'Beam Rider'. The whole mechanics or the game is simply move right or left and stay alive as long as possible. With that in mind....

People have mastered this game?

How?

Are you Bionic?

With quick reflexes like that surely the military are interested in you?

Hell I'm interested in you!

Can I have your autograph? Can I have my picture taken with you? Are you female? Can I have your children? They no doubt will be a special breed.

Sensory Overload is Guitar hero on cocaine. Get it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 8
Welcome to Highway Hypnosis: The Game! Do you remember that old DOS game, SkyRoads? It's like that, but with powerups, score multipliers, music, no jumping, and you're in Tron instead of outer space. Avoiding the hitboxes on obstacles and pitfalls for perfect run achievements is a chore, but it's entertaining to zone out to the flashing background, soundtrack, and moving levels, and let your fingers go on autopilot. It's repetitive, frustrating, and oddly entrancing.
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0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
good to have 5 minutes here and there if youre bored
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0.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
I do reccomend it but here's my list of things I find nice and things I find that are wrong with it.
Pros
-It's a nice music game though the songs lose their taste after 10 minutes
-It challenges you
-It is a real trip, dude ♥♥♥♥ drugs this is way cheaper
-It's enjoyable for how long it lasts
-Not many levels but not too short either
-Good art design and I really like the concept

Cons
-Gets repetative at times after you've beaten it. Not much to do after you've played every single level.
-Can bore at times. Depends on the mood.
-No variation in sound track, you get sick of the songs real fast
-The AI voice can be tedious and yet sometimes annoying
-The game loses it's feel after a certain amount of time.

/h1 My personal rating 6.5-7/10 Get it during a sale.
As fun as it is it really just feels like an ios game that you could get for free. So I'd just spend a dollar on it and leave it at that.
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15 of 15 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 27
This game messes with your vision! After playing for even as little as 10 minutes as soon as you look away from the game everything seems to be getting father for a few minutes. Almost like an illusion but overall the game is pretty fun and addicting.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 21
Really trippy game. You guide your ship through an ever-changing course that gets faster and with a variety of obstacles to avoid, anything from spikes to moving platforms. You really need to be on the ball in order to shoot up the leaderboards in this game.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
very fun and addictive game, your objective is to avoid the obstacles in front of you to reach the end.
simple concept but it gets harder as you advance, it has great level design, great soundtrack and more than enough content to justify its price and more. so i would highly recommend this game to anyone looking for a simple yet chellenging game.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
Avoid is very addicting! the music, levels colour and diffrences between the levels keep me comming back once and awhile to try and beat that last level, but be warned the game is tough.

Avoid is one of those games where if you play it for too long you may get frustrated and begin to preform less and less, atleast thats what I find when playing this game. My tip to you if you purchase this wonderful game: take breaks every once and awhile, stairing into those tunnels for too long will make you go cross-eyed.

My personal reccomendation: buy it if you love a challenge.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
Super Hexagon in a different form.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
Haven't played much, but i can already say- i like this game! Check your reflexes:) What i didnt like is music. Well, maybe i just dont like those genres. Also prepare your eyes for hurting, game is too bright.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
Good game is very fun but becomes Super Hexagon once you get into the harder levels.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 26
Don't avoid Avoid if you enjoy to dodge obstacles and precipices while listening to some nice tunes. On the harder difficulties its harder than a bullet hell game... just nuts.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
I liked it, good for hand eye speed skill building
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 21
When it hits it's stride at the right speed, the game is worth a recomendation, it just may take a few annoying attempts to get to that sweet spot. The time it can take to get to the rewarding speed of your skill and the instant dump of failure feels a little unballanced as the controls feels slightly unresponsive. Its a cheap thrill essentially, if you have friends that chase leaderboards and high scores, this is up your street - otherwise the games lasting appeal isnt that great.

Its just worthy of a recomendation, if you fit the niche criteria

PROS: Great music
Bright neon visuals
Simple to play, Difficult to master

CONS: Controls feel slightly sluggish
Takes a while to get to speed after failure
Little lasting appeal

6/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
AVOID is a simple game. Press left and right to dodge, bullets, blocks and holes. Seems simple enough. The speed increases and things get a lot harder. The game does a good job of trying to overload your senses with crazy colors lights. There is some excellent trance/techno music. In a way, it is a more simplistic version of REZ. For a couple bucks you can frustrate yourself with this game as you try and achieve a higher score. Not a bad game. If you need a good simple game to waste some time in your day, I would play this.
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