Defy Gravity is an action platformer that is a mix between classic platforming and gravity based puzzle solving.
User reviews: Very Positive (6,436 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 25, 2011

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"A short fun game is a Portal feel to it. Easy to 100%. Puzzles weren't too hard. Its a great 2D platform game."
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“I would highly recommend this game to any fan of Portal, Braid, or Mega Man as well as platformer/puzzle fans.”
9/10 – The Geeks FTW
“The unique blend of gravity puzzles, old school platforming, and devilishly difficult let-me-try-that-just-one-more-time gameplay it offers that make it a worthy investment for five of your gaming dollars.”
4/5 – Evil Avatar

About This Game

Defy Gravity is an action platformer that is a mix between classic platforming and gravity based puzzle solving. Kara, our heroine, has access to a unique gameplay mechanic that she uses to manipulate the world around her. She has a gun that is able to alter the laws of physics through the creation of pockets of gravity and anti-gravity. By mastering the use of these abilities Kara is able to augment her jump in order to almost fly past obstacles. These powers can also be utilized to move objects that block her path and platforms that Kara stands on in order to traverse the levels.

Key Features:

  • Unique physics engine that provides a never before experienced gameplay experience.
  • Xbox controller and keyboard/mouse support
  • 24 unique levels
  • A second quest mode that radically changes the game and adds an additional 24 levels
  • Custom Soundtrack
  • 8 Steam Achievements

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1.5Ghz
    • Memory: 512Mb
    • Hard Disk Space: 50Mb
    • Video Card: 128 MB Graphics Card that supports Shader Model 1.1
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
Helpful customer reviews
698 of 871 people (80%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 26, 2014
I bought this game for 2 rubles. Then this game dropped 3 steam-cards. Sold them for 2 rubles each. So +4 rubles. Gaben thx for easy money! I am rich now!
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127 of 210 people (60%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2014
Bought the game for 10 cents
Got 20 cents by selling the game's trading cards
10/10 would get free money again
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15 of 20 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 22, 2014
I'm currently a Grand Master Gravitymancer. :) This game is simple, clever, and can become very challenging. Its worth if you can pick it up for 1 or 2 dollars. right now its 15 cents for the winter steam sale. WORTH!!!
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16 of 23 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 31
1. Add to cart. 0.14 now
2. Play
3. Collect 3 trading cards and sell it
4. 0.27 woah :3
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
This game is easy if you play the easy mode of course. But when I play the hard mode, it takes hours to end this sheeeeet. Just be patient and have fun, raging will give you wrinkles, so just pretend that you are happy and smile :) .
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14 of 21 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 26, 2014
Very strategic game, makes you angry if you are impatient yet it gives you motivation and enhanced your problem-solving skills.

Also this game is cheap, bought it for only 5.00pesos/$.09 .
This game is worth buying. Try it, I know you won't regret it.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 18
Defy Gravity (henceforth known as DG) is an example of what a small indie game should be.

Gameplay:
Based on two types of gravity spheres, one pushing you away and one pulling you towards it. Using these you have to traverse levels and bounce/throw yourself across pits. Overall the gameplay is simple, standard WASD and mouse, plus having support for a controller.

Graphics&Sound:
What are you expecting out of an indie game? The sound is above average, as the music is pretty nice. The graphics are typical, though not bad enough to be annoying. The one complaint i do have with this game is that your character looks as if he's using a Super Soaker rather than a gravity gun.

The Good:
I got this when it was on sale for $.14 (yes, 14/100) and it was a nice, cheap pickup. It'll provide a good amount of fun.

The Bad:
The controls are a bit wonky and some of the levels require split-second reactions.

Overall Grade: C+
Not Bad, but it's a small game, good to play if you got a few minutes to kill.
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 2, 2014
10/10

Excellent gameplay and soundtrack!

I've also liked Hard Mode and achievements.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 3
Made for ragequitters, by masochists!
What could possibly go wrong?
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2014
It was 14 cents so why not?
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 30
Lots of players are buying this game because of the low price - at sales usually it hits -90%, meaning that you'll probably profit from it's cards.
But about the game itself: it's a good one. You control an astronaut (?) who has a special tool/weapon at his service: it can shoot two kinds of energy cores: one attracts things near itself, the another one repels. Sounds really basic, but the level design is really good, some levels require thinking and puzzle-solving skill, while other ones are more like based on timing- and aiming.
I can wholeheartedly recommend this game, if you don't mind the simple graphics, it's a really well-executed puzzler-platformer game with medium-high difficulty.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 30
This game is on sale £0.09p, you can sell the cards you get for £0.12p at the moment = free game and a few pennies in the pocket, the game isn't bad either especially for the price
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2014
Defy Gravitiy is a 2D sidescroller puzzle game. The player takes on the roll of a Gravitymancer who uses a tool (similar to the portal gun from "Portal" which can fire a matter which pushes away objects or pulls them in) to overcome obstacles to reach the goal. The game isn't very long, but can be challenging. Once you do finish the game you'll be presented with the opportunity to replay it on a higher difficulty.
The game is fairly cheap and worth buying. I'm sure your money will not be wasted.
It also includes trading cards and achievements.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 24
The game looks simple but that is what this makes this game so cool to look at!
- 8/10 for the graphics

It can be a pain in the ♥♥♥ but it at least I won't have to get bored!
- 9/10 for fun

My wife and her girlfriends REALLY like to play this game
- 10/10 for chick magnet
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 5
العبة كويسة 100%
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 22
When I bought this game during a summer sale for .10 I thought it wouldn't be the greatest game in the world BUT OH NO THIS GAME IS GARBAGE it looks worse than most Newgrounds games that were made in 1 day I only played for 80 minutes and it felt as boring and repetative as the totorial and its not because this is a puzzle game I like puzzle games when they're good this game is WORSE than Bad Rats and that game is infimous for how bad it is DONT BUY THIS GAME most of the reviews for this game are just saying the games average and the others are saying buy the game to make money its not even worth that all that you do is place gravity pockets to avoid death some people say this game is fast pace its not go buy Super Meat Boy instead of this crap
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 4
This is a good game, but depending on what you're really expecting from a casual puzzle platformer, this game might not be for you. Takes a little effort and skills to go through late game, so you'll either end up enjoying it, or have more hair-pulling rage moments then you expect.

Not bad to kill time when taking a break from the usual power gaming. But if you ask me, it should've been free, and not worth paying for. You can grab it when it's on sale, otherwise, there are way too many other options to choose from.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 1
Bought it for 9 cents, got 3 cards that sold for 8 cents each.
10/10
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: December 21, 2014
Don't get me wrong, it's not TERRIBLE and I DO like it....but there's a reason why I'm voting this down and it's not the graphics.


True, there are areas that will make you rage-quit and the music is lovely....however, there are moments where you'll think the game is just being an @ss for the sake of being an @ss.

I got this game while it was cheap and it's worth the price of $0.14 cents (When it's on sale). That is exactly how much I would have paid for this.



Also...the game is short, so keep that in mind.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 5
Graphically smooth with tight, responsive controls, great level design, intruiging story, and a marvelous difficulty curve. If you love all of these qualities in a platformer, buy super meat boy instead.
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