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Puny Human, Puny Human
Jul 28, 2015 - Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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7 / 10
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Critic Reviews for Galacide

Galacide is an intriguing and unique take on the side-scrolling shooter genre. The addition of match-3 tile puzzle mechanics keeps you engaged and forces you to be mindful of your position onscreen. The expert difficulty proved too much while playing alone, but I had a blast with four of us frantically trying to survive amongst the chaos.

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Either a shoot 'em up with bubble popper elements or a match-four game with shmup tendences, Galacide is an interesting, visually appealing mash-up. It's something you're likely not used to seeing, but whether you find it successful will depend mostly upon what you like and dislike about each genre.

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When it comes to genre-blenders, few games do as good of a job as Galacide with its clever combination of shooting and puzzles.

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The fusion of shooter and match-3 mechanics does work, and while it’s hard to keep on top of the situation, practice certainly helps. What doesn’t work so well is the amount of fun on offer as Galacide quickly becomes frustrating.

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Daring to blend genres that typically haven't been mashed together can be a risky business, but the upside is that when it is done right there can be a substantial reward for your effort...

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