When comparing Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet vs Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop, the Slant community recommends Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop for most people. In the question“What are the best co-op games on Steam?” Alien Swarm: Reactive Drop is ranked 40th while Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet is ranked 89th.
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Pro Excellent sound design and aesthetic create an immersive, unique world
Normal play has eerie sound effects that make way for wonderful orchestral scores during cut scenes. The overall design of the sound for this game is well thought out.
Pro Minimal story that lets the player get to the meat of the game
There is an intro to the game that sets up the story and from there not much in the way of continuing this though cutscenes. It is up to the player to fill in the blanks with their imagination which lets one get to the gameplay with little interruptions.
Pro 4 player local and online co-op modes
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet features a four player online and local co-op mode.
Pro It's free
Pro Promotes human interaction and teamplay
Discussing tactics with teammates in lobby prior to mission in order to get best results.
Pro Doesn't require high performance machine to run it
Do you have a potato with download capabilities? Today is your lucky day!
Pro Has class system
The Officer - master of assault shotgun and explosives.
Special Weapons - master of minigun and autogun. The 'Heavy' guy.
Medic - heals team, supports with stun weapons.
Tech Marine - unlocks locked doors, hacks computers.
Pro Various challenging campaigns and maps
Pro You can see your teammates all the time
Pro Enforces aiming skills in order to avoid dealing damage to team members
Pro Highly customisable
Stating with difficulty, challenges and up to UI
Pro It's funny when you're better than your friends
You can see your friends dying on easier difficulties and it's a blast.
Con Boring and repetitive
Only takes a 4 to 5 hours to finish the game.
Con The game itself is a bit clunky
Some mechanics feel a little clunky, such as the friendly fire mechanic.