The staff at GameCritics were unusually excited about There is No Light, a successfully Kickstarted project coming from developers Zelart in Q3, 2021. In this rare double preview, we have thoughts from both Dan Weissenberger and Eugene Sax, each written independently of the other.
Tag: pixel art
A Labyrinth Of Secrets
HIGH The three imp guards.
LOW The Map.
WTF So Styx is one of my partners? Weird.
The first and most important thing to note about Star Renegades is that it’s gorgeous — the world is rendered in some of the most detailed and animated pixel art I’ve ever encountered. This isn’t a case of people using pixel art for budgetary reasons, these are artists embracing the chunky rawness of the pixel art aesthetic to build their world.
Fight The Unknowable Evil
HIGH The third attack spell is basically a cheat code.
LOW Losing to the first boss because he kept locking me in place.
WTF I beat the game and still have no idea what was going on.
Solving The Riddle Of Steel
HIGH I’ve rarely felt this satisfied beating a final boss.
LOW Spending ten minutes lost because an arrow wasn’t visible onscreen.
WTF The shocking number of dead clones left scattered across the map.