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Skeleton Boomerang

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Based on 5 critic reviews
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62

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General Information

Available on:PCAug 1, 2017

Developers: ANIM•ACE, Artisano

Genre: Action

Skeleton Boomerang is a platformer where the hero, Hunter, must use an enchanted boomerang to put an end to an army of bony soldiers led by the voodoo master Mr. Saturday. Get high scores, collect upgrades, find secrets, and overcome many skeletal challenges! As you progress through the game, your total score can unlock new boomerangs, new abilities, and health boosts. Your score is tied to performing combos by defeating multiple enemies in a single throw of your boomerang. The world is also full of secrets. Finding hidden items can unlock new stages and bosses. THIS GAME INCLUDES: Challenging stages and bosses strewn across the island Upgrades, including a variety of boomerangs and special techniques Hidden bonus challenges Secret items to unlock several new stages and bosses Incredibly catchy and energetic soundtrack by +TEK

Skeleton Boomerang Reviews

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Skeleton Boomerang is a challenging 2D platformer with a lovely variety of levels, weapon variations and goofy enemies to battle against.

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Poor controls and a bland aesthetic mean that Skeleton Boomerang is a game you won't be returning to any time soon.

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As a whole, Skeleton Boomerang is good. The game strikes a nice balance between being short enough for casual players to finish while also hiding lots of different things for completionists. Though the lack of checkpoints can be frustrating for those who aren't used to it, the game feels fair, since most of the enemies and obstacles can be easily overcome if you put some thought into it. There's nothing remarkable about the title, but for $10, it's a solid purchase.

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An entertaining and nicely constructed love letter to the Metroidvania games of old. If you're the kind of person that got excited for the SNES mini then this is one to watch.

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