Monday, 7 August 2017
Xenoslaive Overdrive (Video Game Review)
Few genres have endured so well as the bullet hell games. While platformers have dabbled with a 3D format, RPGs have branched out into multiple forms and FPS releases have a new trick at every turn, you know exactly what to expect with a shoot ‘em up: Lots and lots of projectiles. There’s an odd purity thanks to this, a distinct sense of hardcore arcadey fun, where you can pick up and play in an instant but find yourself against near impossible odds. Xenoslaive Overdrive follows this format, but with one or two minor tweaks.