“A mind-blowing, psychedelic experience like none other.”
100 – https://www.vrfocus.com/2017/05/review-polybius/
Conclusion: "Polybius is an excellent shooter that takes inspiration from the 80s arcade scene in the best of ways. It is a finely crafted experience that only benefits from being on the PlayStation VR. It can be an intense experience, however, and one best left to relatively short gameplay sessions lest the visual overload become too much. Owners of PlayStation VR should definitely look to add this to their library, as it is one of the best VR titles on the PlayStation at present. Jeff Minter and Llamasoft have got another winner."
“‘Polybius’ turns one of gaming’s biggest urban legends into a VR classic.”
90 – https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2017/07/12/polybius-turns-one-of-gamings-biggest-urban-legends-into-a-vr-classic/?utm_term=.242cbb436347
Conclusion: "The lavish masquerade of escapism often confuses one’s sense of how a game operates. For this reason, “Polybius” makes even more sense in virtual reality, when the compression of the flat screen can stretch into the distance, giving speedgates, enemies and obstacles a dimensional presence that one feels more than sees, something that becomes easier to respond to by instinct. If too many games today entangle the mind with ceaseless complications, proliferating differences with only superficial distinctions in outcome, “Polybius” provides the feeling of having one’s mind washed clean for a few moments, shaken free of clutter. Its biggest reward occurs in the moment when the headset is removed and the screen goes dark, a moment when it feels possible to see everything with what feels like new eyes."
“Polybius is an excellent trance shooter which deftly delivers just enough sensory overload to thrill but not frustrate.”
90 – http://www.pushsquare.com/reviews/ps4/polybius
Conclusion: "Polybius is an excellent trance shooter which deftly delivers just enough sensory overload to thrill but not frustrate. While the lack of clarity about just what’s happening on screen makes for a small but intended bump in the road, it’s the strong core gameplay – which steadily introduces interesting twists to its formula the longer you play – stellar soundtrack, and excellent PlayStation VR support that’ll blow your mind in all the right ways."
Get it here for €15/$18: https://store.steampowered.com/app/906120/POLYBIUS/