Dead Star is a twin-stick shooter that combines RPG elements in a sci-fi space setting. The gameplay consists of top down twin-stick shooting that is much like many arcade classics, but uses RPG elements to allow for upgrading ships in order to customize ones experience.
Pro Impressive visuals
The graphics in Dead Star are actually quite good as far as twin stick shooters go. Everything is clear cut, it's hard to lose your position, and the backgrounds are pretty intricate. Overall, while they won't drag you into the game, they certainly won't leave you wanting much either.
Pro Large online community through cross play support
This game is available on PS4 and PC and allows for those playing online to play against one another no matter the platform. This makes for a much larger audience for the online community of the game as it will not be limited by who is on what platform.
Con Players outside the US may have connection issues
Currently the game is supported by US servers for online play, which means that players in other parts of the world may have connection issues or noticeable lag while playing the game. being that the game focuses on online play this really does diminish the gameplay.