Super Hexagon

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Super Hexagon
Super Hexagon cover
Developers
Terry Cavanagh
Linux Ethan Lee
Release dates
Windows November 27, 2012
macOS (OS X) November 27, 2012
Linux February 26, 2013
Reception
Metacritic 88
IGDB 83
Taxonomy
Microtransactions None
Modes Singleplayer
Pacing Real-time
Perspectives Top-down view
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Arcade
Art styles Abstract
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Super Hexagon on Wikipedia

General information

GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Guide covering all the patterns found in game

Availability[edit]

A free flash demo is available here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/SuperHexagon/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/SuperHexagon/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/221640/remote/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\data\[Note 1]
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/SuperHexagon/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/SuperHexagon/
Steam <Steam-folder>/userdata/<user-id>/221640/remote/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

General settings.
General settings.

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Anamorphic 16:10.
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Always 1920-1080
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Fullscreen mode is borderless windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS
120+ FPS
Capped at 60 FPS.[1]

Input[edit]

Input settings.
Input settings.

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Left click is up, right click is down, clicking both at the same time counts as select.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Controller remapping
May not be fully functional with some controllers.
Controller sensitivity
Digital only.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Controller types
XInput-compatible controllers
Default bindings for Xbox 360 controller out of the box.
DualShock 4 controllers
Because of default bindings, results unusable menus.
Start the game with controller unplugged, from joypad settings, select Customize controls, then Disable joypad. Start the game with controller inserted, Enable joypad and immediately bind the buttons properly.
Generic/other controllers
Button prompts
Keyboard prompts used.
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M
Steam Input
Steam Input API support
Official Steam Controller bindings only.
Hook input (legacy mode)
Official controller preset(s)
Steam Controller button prompts

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 MB
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Processor (CPU) 2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 MB

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without elevated privileges (Run as administrator option), write operations against a location below %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMDATA%, or %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore on Windows Vista and later (more details).

References