Sanctum 2 can be best described as a mix between a sci-fi first person shooter and tower defense. A game that sounds like an odd mix from the outset, but actually works quite well in practice with a solid netcode for multiplayer and tons of replayability.
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Pro Well balanced campaign that allows for 1 to 4 players while keeping the difficulty scaled in order to keep the gameplay challenging
The campaign remains balanced regardless of how many people are playing. The difficulty of play scales very effectively to ensure the level of challenge is appropriate.
Pro Teamwork is not optional, each player needs to cooperate with their team in order to have any success
Since tower slots are limited, it's important to coordinate the layout of your defenses as a team in order to fend off the enemies.
Pro Integrates well with Steam matchmaking, making it easy to find online matches
Sanctum 2 allows for players to use Steam’s built-in matchmaking, which makes it easy to invite your friends or to find others to play with.
Pro High amount of replayability thanks to a large selection of in-game buffs
You can buff the monsters in each fight with one of five different buffs, giving you five different playing experiences for each level.
Pro Reliable netcode allows you to enjoy the game without worry of laggy or dropped connections
The netcode used is stable and there have been very few issues reported, which is great as there is no ned to worry about losing you connection, dropping the match.
Con Boss models are reused too much
There is not a ton of variety in the boss battles; boss models are reused often. This can be repetitive for players.