New ideas and ways to approach gameplay are always welcome but there’s no doubt they’re a bit of a risky proposition. You can see the effort and desire behind ZikSquare, to build a dynamic platforming experience with a direct tie to accompanying music. The attempt is an admirable one but the resulting gameplay is unfortunately a bit on the shaky side. Visually there's certainly a lack of polish but more critically though the number of moves you have to work with is relatively limited there's just a bit of roughness to it as well that can at times be frustrating. If you're a creative type who would enjoy the prospect of creating your own levels and music the added mode that allows you to do just that may be enough to make it worthwhile, but if you're just in it for the platforming you'll likely end up being disappointed.
Justin Nation, Score: