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The main draw is learning from and experimenting with the multiple mechanics of Noita‘s gameplay, the cause of exciting triumphs but also of frustrating losses.
A rock-hard procedural tinder box brimming with imagination and chaos.
Noita combines classic roguelike progression with complex RPG-style spellbuilding and sets it in an incredibly dynamic environment.
Noita's freedom for experimentation and creative spell crafting makes this roguelike a distinct spin on the genre.
Noita is a true standout title in the roguelike genre, featuring endlessly deep gameplay that plays off of its engaging pixel art style.
It’s rare that a developer is able to wrestle this kind of ambitious technical witchery into the shape of an actual game, but Noita pulls it off. Fast and loose, or tight and controlled? It doesn’t matter, I’m having fun either way.
Noita isn't for everybody, but anyone who loves to learn a game's intricacies while getting mercilessly slaughtered at the drop of a hat will find a lot to enjoy.
Noita is an exciting experiment that grew into a tense, complicated, and altogether satisfying game of self-expression and discovery. It allows players a level of freedom often unseen in rogue-likes at the expense of a clear and distinct visual language, and situations that become difficult to quickly parse.
A reinvention of a childhood favorite of mine, The Powder Toy, Noita amazes with its pixel-perfect simulation of physics, chemistry, and magic.
Like any roguelike, Noita's - as much as the player's own - fortunes can falter in that they're heavily-reliant on the luck of the draw.