Tag: 2D Platformers

Omega Strike Review

But There’s A Talking Bear!

HIGH The final multi-stage fight.

LOW Trying to remember where I was supposed to use the ‘dash’ ability.

WTF Who thought that junkyard robot was a good idea for a boss?


Rad Rodgers Review

Sometimes Nostalgia Isn’t Enough

HIGH Unleashing the laser cannon on unsuspecting foes.

LOW The boomerang boss’s many one-hit-kill attacks.

WTF There are spiky death floors that look almost exactly like safe floors.


Typoman: Revised Review

Scrabble In Limbo

HIGH The ESCAPE puzzle.

LOW Often difficult to parse whether I was trying the wrong solution, or unsuccessfully attempting the right one.

WTF The MacGuffin is the title character’s left arm.


Aegis Defenders Review

God Is Dead? Or Just Napping?

HIGH Basically all of Kobo’s dialogue.

LOW Finding my carefully designed defenses useless against endless waves of giant slimes.

WTF Sure, why wouldn’t adding a mine to a mushroom equal a dragon head that shoots ice?


Indivisible Preview

Set in a lush animated world full of jungles, temples, and mythological monsters, Indivisible puts players in the role of a girl who must traverse a 2D world, gather allies, and employ their aid in the strange turn-based battles that cause this game to be classified more as an RPG than its visual style would suggest.