Aztez is an absolute killer. It's cool, brutal, and a masochistic amount of fun.
Aztez certainly is a fun game and very quick to the action, but I felt the tactical layer hid too much of the great brawler underneath.
Aztez may not be for everyone, but if you’re looking for a game that brings two distinct genres together in a very compelling and unique manner, it’s definitely worth checking out.
Aztez misses the mark on delivering any narrative depth, even in consideration of the genres it calls home. That aside, a pretty good Turn Based Strategy game meets a really good Beat 'Em Up and delivers a solid experience. A unique setting makes this title stand out and will hopefully inspire more explorations into the history of that region.
My time with Aztez can be described as a mixture of enjoyment and unwelcome frustration. It has the pieces it needs to be a great title and there were moments when slashing through foes and connecting a long streak of attacks felt extremely satisfying.
Aztez mixes two very different genres in a way that will make you pay attention. Part board game, part fluid beat 'em up, get ready for fluid combat and intense combos as you try to beat every stage as quickly as possible for maximum reward.