You spin my head right round, right round...

Hexagon throws you in a pixelated endurance run that'll make your head spin.

After only 15 minutes of play, I'm already disoriented and feeling queasy but I'm going back in; Hexagon is both dizzying and addicting.

Developed by Terry Cavanagh (known for VVVVVV), Hexagon throws you in an orbital endurance run where you must guide a triangle around a (you guessed it) hexagon and dodge collapsing obstacles. Sounds simple, right? Try surviving for even 20 seconds on your first couple of tries.

Appropriately named, Hexagon looks like an arcade game from the \'80s. (Credit: Screenshot by Eddie Cho/CNET)

Each stage is separated by 10-second runs and themes itself after a shape. Each level throws faster, more-complex patterns to try and crush your three-sided friend. In addition to collapsing environments, Hexagon adds a confusing twist by rotating your view in sporadic clockwise and counterclockwise directions. It's like playing pixelated labyrinth through a kaleidoscope. Playing in a window was hard enough, but playing full screen admittedly made my stomach churn a bit.

Hexagon will throw complex shapes like cinnamon rolls to keep you on your toes. (Credit: Screenshot by Eddie Cho/CNET)

But don't let the merciless description turn you away: Hexagon is plainly designed for casual play. And it is definitely fun. Not only is it extremely simple, but it's got a pulsating soundtrack to complete the experience by the talented Chipzel.

Hexagon is available as a free download, or play it in your browser. Sound off if you can beat my high score of 44:11!

Tell me your head\'s not spinning after getting this far. (Credit: Screenshot by Eddie Cho/CNET)

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