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.
I Will Never Be The Baba Yaga
HIGH Stalking my prey and exacting righteous vengeance.
LOW Getting shot by a dude who literally appeared out of nowhere.
WTF Why does everyone think they can take John Wick in single combat?
Sacrificing Story For Mechanics
HIGH Art design and voice acting.
LOW The story is forgettable.
WTF Why do those men look possessed?
I’ve been watching Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden for a few months now and always had a passing interest in it, but had yet to get my hands on it. This post-human apocalyptic turn-based strategy game has anthropomorphic characters and an interesting setting, but it wasn’t until actually playing that I realized my initial thoughts about it were slightly wrong.