Battle Planet – Judgement Day a fun and challenging rogue-lite shooter
|Boss fights are how you unlock new characters, like the Spy.
Once you've unlocked your characters you can modify them to fit your play style. Points earned playing each planetary level, which really resemble small asteroids or planetoids more than a full blown planet, can be used to customize your characters weapon load-out and skills. These upgrades enable you to tweak the characters to your individual play style, but really, Battle Planet – Judgement Day isn't that complex of a game. You use one stick to move around and one stick to point your guns at enemies. That isn't to say the game isn't fun. It's arcade style play can be addictive, and before you know it what feels like minutes spent saving planet after planet proves to be hours of play.
You can also play together, in PvP or co-op mode, so it's the kind of thing that you and a significant other or a parent and child can sit down and enjoy on a weekend without worrying too much about story or progression. It's a fun little time waster, but one that rewards repeat game play through the upgrade system, and challenges the return player with ever progressing difficulty.
Battle Planet – Judgement Day, from developer Threaks and publisher Wild River, is rated "T" for Teen and available on Steam for PC, Nintendo Switch, and PS4 for $14.99, and well worth every penny.
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