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Golden Force

Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

33%

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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchJan 28, 2021

Developer: Storybird Studio

Publisher: Just For Games

Genres: Action, Platformer, Arcade

Defeat forces of evil along with Gutz, Spina, Drago, and Elder! Have some fun with their individual skills and movesets in a journey through Muscle Island. The King of Demons set his sights on Muscle Island, a paradisaical and peaceful place where it’s good to live. This evil person settled his army and persecutes the population with the help of his generals. Wasting their last coins in the taverns of the island, mercenaries from the feared GOLDEN FORCE enjoy their last moments of vacation when they receive a new contract: beat down this new evil in order to take back the mountain of gold in his possession. When there is gold and a promise of great battles, you can count on the GOLDEN FORCE to save your skin!

Golden Force Critic Reviews

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Golden Force is an excellent side-scrolling action platformer with some of the best boss fights I've seen for quite some time. With brilliant combat and combo mechanics and four varied islands to explore, Golden Force will surprise just as much as it entertains.

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Golden Force is a fun and varied 2d action game, but you'll need a lot of patience to overcome its challenging difficulty.

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Golden Force's few redeeming qualities are completely overshadowed by its horrendous frame rate and long list of technical problems.

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Golden Force harkens back to the days of difficult Super NES-era games, but the difficulty at times doesn't feel natural. Between some enemies occasionally spawning nearly right in front of you, the occasional dropping framerate with numerous enemies on the screen, and the issues with the camera when moving downwards, coupled with long boss fights–including right at the start–the game can be a bit too difficult for some players and turn them off altogether. Buying things in the shop helps a bit. But as expensive as they are you won't be buying too many in each world without grinding out coins. Overall it's not a bad game, but the difficulty seems a bit high. And with the game as short as it is, you're either going to have issues with its difficulty, or complete the game rather quickly.

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