Launch of Axiom Verge 2: These are the international tests

Launch of Axiom Verge 2: These are the international tests

Launch of Axiom Verge 2

It was already known that the 2D platform Axiom Verge 2 would appear in the near future. However, there has not yet been a specific release date. Then the big surprise: Thomas Happ Games suddenly released the game for the PC and consoles without any major announcement. It is exclusively available for purchase in the Epic Games Store and the respective console shops.

In line with the launch, the first tests of the international magazines are now fluttering in, which we would like to present to you here as usual in an overview . So far, the positive feedback has predominated, which is also made clear by the current average rating of 80 percent at Metacritic. The level design of the 2D platformer, the at first glance spartan but very coherent pixel optics and the successful Metroidvania mix with inspiration from games such as Contra, Blaster Master and Metroid received a lot of praise. However, there is also some criticism, which mainly refers to the somewhat one-sided fighting as well as the slightly disappointing boss fights. Here is the overview:

But Why Tho? - 100/100 IGN France - 90/100 PC Gamer - 87/100 Destructoid - 80/100 Game Informer - 78/100 Jeuxvideo - 70/100 IGN - 70/100 You can also find the Axiom Verge launch trailer below this message 2. The video gets you in the mood for the action-packed gameplay with the help of a mix of gameplay scenes and cutscenes. You not only get to see some of the locations, but of course also some fights.

Source: Thomas Happ Games

Axiom Verge 2 surprise launches on Switch

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During Nintendo’s Indie World Showcase today, we discovered that Axiom Verge 2 is launching … later today. You can buy the Metroidvania sequel on your Switch today.

The original Axiom Verge came out in 2015. The indie game has stood out as one of the better Metroidvanias out there thanks to its atmospheric pixel art.

As far as Metroidvanias go, Axiom Verge leans especially hard toward the Metroid side of the equation. Just looking at a screenshot of the game will give you some of the subterranean, creepy Metroid vibes.

Nintendo is fond of revealing at least one game during these Indie World Showcases that launches right after the show.

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