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Helldivers is if anything, a triumph of design and singlehandedly made me optimistic for further ventures in a sub-genre 0
Helldivers ReviewWritten by Tyler Pederson I often have trouble really loving games with a top-down view. It’s not that they’re inferior, it’s just a style choice I’ve always felt needed to have an extra special amount of care taken with it’s creation to really make it feel like a world, rather than simple a level. Helldivers comes to us from the development team of the original Magicka and delivers the same general style of co-op gameplay, just turned up to eleven....3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
Helldivers is a hell of a game. That is, as long as you don't have a social anxiety problem. Much like Arrowhead Game Studios' last few games, Magicka and Gauntlet, Helldivers is best experienced with other players. The game takes place in a sci-fi universe similar to that of Starship Troopers with its focus on patriotism and civic duty. The Helldivers are tasked with spreading democracy throughout the galaxy primarily letting your bullets do the talking. For more information, check out the VID...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Now, I want to describe Helldivers to you, but the problem here is that I have no idea how to. If you want to break it down to its most basic form, then it's just a twin-stick shooter, but I'm not exaggerating when I say that it is so much more than that. It takes elements from so many good games and meshes them together into an experience unlike any other game in its genre. It is a responsibly well balanced blend of challenging gameplay, tongue-in-cheek humor, and deep strategy. The gameplay...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
If we are going to be completely honest when it comes to free games that the PlayStation 4 provides every month, most of us know that the games you download, play for a few hours (if that), then they are either just extremely boring or repetitive. Most of the time I end up deleting them from my hard drive and they sit in my library, never to be played again. This month, however, one such game has dragged me in so deep that I have been constantly playing it at least every other day. This game is ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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