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Into the Pit

Rating Summary

Based on 12 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

27%

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General Information

Available on:PCOct 19, 2021
Xbox OneOct 19, 2021
Xbox Series X/SOct 19, 2021

Developer: Nullpointer Games

Publisher: Humble Games

Genre: Action

As members of a family of lore-hunting mystics, you and your cousin Luridia separately wander the land following rumors of occult power. After discovering a demonic pit in a nearby village, Luridia’s once prolific letters grow silent. Something has gone terribly wrong. Now it is up to you to journey to the desolate hamlet under dark eldritch skies. What did Luridia discover? And what great power has this village unearthed? Key Features: FIGHT WITH CHAOTIC MAGIC - experiment with various spells and powers to become an unstoppable magical force SHIFTING TREACHEROUS DUNGEONS - high-octane energy and short-paced levels will keep you on your toes. You’ll never know what horror lies beyond the next corner. GROW YOUR POWERS - rescue villagers to open shops for permanent upgrades to prolong your runs and maximize your potential CHOOSE YOUR CHALLENGE - mix keys and runes gathered on your journeys to generate and combine different dungeon encounters.

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Although it shows promise early on, Into the Pit runs out of new tricks astoundingly quickly, leading to endless repetition and a total lack of challenge.

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All that said… Into the Pit is still relentless. It’s a fast paced shooter, that feels really tight as a first person shooter. It’s meant to be played in fast bursts, so maybe it’s the perfect exciting thing to get you pumped while commuting on the bus. Or the kind of game where you breeze through the dialogue, turn off the sound and play while listening to a 25 hour audiobook. Into the Pit is a well-constructed roguelike shooting game and if you’re the kind of person who hears those words and yells, “I’m sold!” then you will probably have a lot of fun. But it’s not going to make believers out of genre-skeptics.

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A greater difficulty in the clashes was desirable: overall, Into the Pit remains a title to try for lovers of the genre, especially if you are a subscriber to the Game Pass.

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‎There is no denying that Into the Pit is easily classifiable as "another indie more pixelated retro fps roguelike to forget", and for my part I do not plan to make an exception, because exactly that is it. But now I ask you not to forget it, and if you can, take a look at it. And maybe hopefully, you will be amazed and think about how wonderful the Game Pass is for offering us magical moments of vice like the one I have had with the title of Humble Games and Nullpointer. Because the game, it's really good.‎

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