The Deer God

Overview

Reviews

The Deer God takes a somewhat strange concept and turns it into one of the most enjoyably relaxing games on the market. It combines platforming skills with a touch of action and an unbelievable amount of atmosphere.
-- As reviewed by HardcoreGamer
The Deer God
63

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 7 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    3
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Expert reviews and ratings

By nintendoworldreport.com on 45

It's dark, but in the distance you see a buck. The chance is too perfect, so you get into position, line your sights up and take aim. Steady as you look down the scope, and at the right moment a wolf attacks as you pull the trigger. You awake by the...

By CGM on 70

I just spent hours running around as a deer through a 2.5D wilderness, and I enjoyed it.Indie games tend to go for the ‘pretty artsy' demographic and The Deer God tries to hit on that.The Deer God places you in the role of a hunter, whose accidental...

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 70

Life as a deer isn't so...

By DarkZero on 30

The Deer God is a 2D-pixel-art-side-scrolling-linear-platformer-indie title that revolves around the player taking on the life of a deer on a quest to redeem oneself for mistakes made in a previous life. It's another successfully Kickstarted game that...

By Gaming Nexus on 74

Days and nights I've spent traversing these shaded forests, these wide plains, these gray swamps, these heated deserts. I'm born a fawn, I grow up a deer. I eat, I fight, I'm killed, I'm reborn. In The Deer God, this is my life now—my lives now. I stand...

By HardcoreGamer on 90

The Deer God takes a somewhat strange concept and turns it into one of the most enjoyably relaxing games on the market. It combines platforming skills with a touch of action and an unbelievable amount of atmosphere.

By Destructoid on 60

Alright: May be slightly above average or simply inoffensive. Fans of the genre should enjoy them a bit, but a fair few will be left unfulfilled....