In the 22nd Century, the world has changed drastically. For most people, their true lives are lived inside virtual worlds to just escape the hell that is reality, but when something goes wrong in these online spaces there’s only one person you can call –a Gamedec.
Author: GC Staff
Deep from the Soul(s)
HIGH Intense and entertaining combat.
LOW The attempts at worldbuilding.
WTF Useless melee weapons in a soulslike?!?
Strolling Through The Grey
HIGH Great balance of management and narrative.
LOW Characters don’t interact with each other as much.
WTF The random morale drops made me sad.
Orbital Bullet is a 2D platformer/roguelite title from SmokeStab studios. As the name might suggest, something that makes it noteworthy is the cylinder-like design of the levels. Players are equipped with different types of ranged weapons and they must clear each level to proceed and reach the boss.
Play, Wait, Conquer
HIGH It delivers the thoughtful pace needed for this genre.
LOW No interaction with the environment. Gameplay takes place in a dashboard.
WTF The item description text is so small, it can barely be seen.
New GameCritics writer Ali Arkani has put together this video on the recent roguelike sensation, Hades. Why does it work so well? Ali shares his thoughts!
HIGH Pulling out the clutch win.
LOW There’s just not a lot to do.
WTF Why are there aliens?!
Music To My Ears
HIGH Versatile songs and lively dance moves to master.
LOW The subscription necessary for the best songs.
WTF Make It Jingle made me want to learn to twerk.
Interesting Combat, Linear Problems
HIGH Unique combat system.
LOW Glitches on boss fights.
WTF That damn avalanche jumping section.
Of Love & Nostalgia
HIGH Unique art direction that brings back memories.
LOW Too many fetch quests — better to call the game Errand Boy instead!
WTF No remappable controls again!? Why does this keep happening to me?