Review: Floor Plan (PSVR)

Review: Floor Plan (PSVR)

Platforms:

  • PlayStation 4
  • Oculus Rift
  • HTC Vive
  • Samsung Gear VR
  • Google Daydream
  • Windows Mixed Reality

Platform/Hardware Used:

  • PSN Download
  • PS4 Pro
  • HDTV

Extras:

  • PlayStation VR Required
  • DualShock 4 Optional (1)
  • Move Recommended (1 or 2)
  • PS VR Aim Controller None
Title: Floor Plan
Format: PSN (339.5 MB)
Release Date: March 20, 2018
Publisher: Turbo Button
Developer: Turbo Button
Original MSRP: $5.99 (US), €5.99 (EU), £4.99 (UK)
ESRB Rating: E10+
PEGI: 3
A copy of this game was provided by the publisher for review purposes.
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Gameplay:
Floor Plan is a simple puzzle game that positions the VR player in an elevator (or as I like to call it, a lift) without any awkward movement issues, just some buttons for each floor and a few things to grab or throw.

Interact with something on one floor using an object you’ve grabbed from another is generally the way forward, or should that be up?

There is a handy help button which I eventually did use and then shook my head in disappointment as the solution was so obvious. I’m not going to delve into the reasons for traveling up and down in the nice and clean elevator as that would ruin this quick little game.

It took me a few minutes shy of an hour to get through it but there are one or two things I missed for the last two Trophies and that one-hundred percent… Erm… Feeling.

As you might have just guessed, there is no Platinum Trophy but when you take into account the low cost and quick time to completion, it all makes sense.

It is possible to play Floor Plan with just one Move controller and I found it to be a nice entry point for anyone new to the virtual reality experience. The puzzles are good for most ages and I only died once, although I won’t tell you how, I’ll let you discover that for yourself.

Visuals:
Floor Plan has some simple cartoon styled graphics, lots of bright and bold colors with cute characters to meet along the short journey up and down the peculiar building.

There is only one room that some vegetarians might not like as it features some hanging meat. Apart from that I could easily recommend it for all ages, and herbivores.

Audio:
I like the music and sound effects in this fun little game. I would have liked the characters to say a few remarks as I kept appearing on their floor, but alas it was not to be.

Online/Multiplayer:
This game is single player only and features no online component.

Conclusion:
The developers at Turbo Button Inc. say that Floor Plan is “the most fun you can have while stuck in an elevator.” Well, I beg to differ as I was once stuck in an elevator and I happened to be playing my Vita and that minute and a half was great.

This did come close as I didn’t have that small but steadily growing fear in the back of my mind that I might not get out of that steel coffin. If you want a quick little puzzle game for the PlayStation VR, you can’t go wrong with this one.

I cannot think of much else I can say about this little game, aside from wanting more. It doesn’t cost much and it’s a nice way to spend an evening.

Score:
7.0

* All screenshots used in this review were taken directly from the game using the Share functionality on the PlayStation 4.

Written by Chazz Harrington

Chazz Harrington

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