Riverbond is a new adventure game from Cococucumber (who previously released the enjoyable Planet of the Eyes), and is set in a voxel globe. Find out additional about this good single-player and multiplayer release in our Riverbond assessment!
Riverbond is a voxel-primarily based action-adventure game set in a collapsing globe.
In Riverbond, the initially issue that you need to do is choose the globe in which you want to play from the eight obtainable choices. You can play them in any order you want, creating this game non-linear, apart from the slightly escalating difficulty as you advance via the levels towards the finish of your adventure. There’s also a background story tying these worlds with each other, but I believed it was a good touch to have the possibility to play every single globe in any order – a bit of a Mega Man twist in a distinct genre!
Ahead of starting to play a globe, you are encouraged to play the tutorial, provided by none other than Tutorial Bunny! Yes, that is his actual name. He supplies details about the gameplay of this cartoon-ish hack and slash game, and it produced it probable to
As for the actual gameplay, we’re traveling from globe to globe and finishing the objectives of every single of the four to six levels in every single globe. Every single level is quick, and the objectives are varied. The levels’ objectives are also straightforward sufficient to be understood by youngsters, which was a definitive plus when playing in multiplayer considering the fact that I played almost all of the campaign with my eight-year-old daughter. It aids that every single campaign is quick, separated into a handful of bite-size segments considering the fact that every single globe can be completed in roughly 20 to 30 minutes.
As you commence every single globe, and when altering involving the levels inside of every single globe, distinct characters are obtainable based on how several you have unlocked. They’re all entirely wacky characters, and my youngsters had a lot of enjoyable suggesting the wackiest character I need to use. In case you have been questioning, it is a donut – a pixelated, walking donut armed with a weapon. Speaking of weapons, you will locate a lot of distinct points to use in the several chests you locate as you discover. These can be either close-variety melee weapons or extended-variety weapons, which adds distinct choices for you to use as you take on the several enemies you will run into.
As for the game’s presentation, it is a good seeking voxel-primarily based dungeon crawler. The atmosphere is also virtually completely destructible, which by no means got old as my daughter and I progressed via the distinct worlds. The soundtrack is incredibly atmospheric, and every single character we met in the worlds we explored had some character that produced them all pop.
I completed the campaign with my daughter in roughly 4 hours of gameplay time, which felt a tiny quick considering the fact that this game was such a lot of enjoyable to play! The Platinum trophy is not that challenging to accomplish, and considering the fact that every single level can be played independently as a great deal as you want, getting every single trophy is an straightforward and incredibly enjoyable accomplishment.
Cococucumber did an remarkable job in producing a voxel and destructible globe that can be played in single or multiplayer. A single of the points we preferred was how kid-friendly this game is, which means that your younger kid can join the fray, and be as valuable as he can, with out any consequences when his character dies. I definitively advise this game if you are seeking for a good and fashionable multiplayer expertise to play with gamers of all ages.
PSN Game Size: 7GB
This Riverbond Overview assessment is primarily based on a PlayStation four copy supplied by Cococucumber.