Similar to many cult classic or blockbuster sci-fi monster movie themes as well as popular games, Shadowgrounds exudes a story and world very similar to Alien, or Doom, where in you must use large weapons to destroy many a monster. This can be quite satisfying in the simplest of ways.
Even though the game is built around a theme of sci-fi horror, the game often comes off as not really that scary. This could be the perspective the game is played in along with the repetitiveness of gameplay.
The whole game can be played in local or online co-op with up to three other players. Each stage is procedurally generated and feature certain objectives that need completed. Of course the objectives need executed while hordes of enemies swarm you. This is what makes for the intense action as there
There are 12 different classifications of difficulty in the game, as you progress the game gets a lot more difficult going all the way up to the twelfth difficulty. For some this may be too difficult and will end in frustration, so for those not looking for a challenge, this game may not be for th...
Ammo is limited in the game, meaning the player needs to make each shot count. On top of this, where an enemy is hit matters as well, so center mass is the best place to shoot them, of course this is not always easy. Due to the fact that ammo is limited and placement of shots matter it is up to the
From the story, to the cut-scenes to the in game graphics, this game has quite a lot of polish that makes for a very believable universe. Of course this is helped by the lore from the main franchise, but the presentation here is really great.
Unlike many games that give a reason as to why the main character is killing "bad guys" over and over, Hatred is themed that the main character is a serial killer, killing to cleanse the world of humanity. While this is not far off from games like Destroy All Humans!, where you are tasked
Using a controller can be tough with the game as the accuracy is not great, so it is recommended to use a keyboard and mouse. Even then the movement of the main character feels as though they are moving on ice, sliding around a lot. This makes it very difficult to be accurate even though a mouse is
The game is a punishing twin stick shooter and it is difficult to survive, it will take a lot of practice but can be rewarding for those that like a challenge. While the controls do work best on keyboard and mouse the core gameplay lends itself to using two sticks to control the character such as...
Nuclear Throne is a top down 2D shooter with roguelike mechanics. The gameplay consists of shooting ones way through procedurally generated levels in order to gain advanced weaponry in order to complete the game.