Episode #58 - Axiom Verge
Axiom Verge is a 2D retro-syled metroidvania action-adventure game inspired by such classics as Rygar, Contra, Castlevania, Bionic Commando, Blaster Master, and Metroid. It was created, developed, stylized and composed by Tom Happ. He worked during the day as a developer for Petroglyph Games but worked on his own game during his off hours.
Buried on Mars
Cartridge Club Intro/Outro Music
Cartridge Club Logo
P2(Mark) gives a quick overview of Kingdom Hearts and panel discusses their memories of the game and first impressions.
- PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, Wii u, Xbox 1, Switch
Discuss story of the game:
A failed scientist is crippled in an accident, only to awaken in a mysterious, alien world. Where is he? How did he get here? And why do the fundamental laws of reality appear broken? Life. Afterlife. Real. Virtual. Dream. Nightmare. It's a thin line.
Discuss gameplay mechanics:
- Favourite weapons
- Glitch mechanic
- Tribute to Metroid
- Beautiful graphics
- H.R. Giger inspired
Lasting Impressions, overall rating and final thoughts. Did this make you want to play it again and if not, what would need to be changed? Would you suggest it to friends?
3 Word Review #CC3WR from Twitter first followed by panel
Outro (thank panel and plug)
Announce the game for next month (Street Fighter 2)