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Deadbeat Heroes

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

60

Top Critic Average

7%

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General Information

Available on:Xbox OneOct 10, 2017
PCOct 10, 2017

Developer: Deadbeat Productions

Publisher: Square Enix

Genre: Action

London’s Super Heroes have been vanquished. Only the Deadbeat Heroes can put an end to dastardly evil-doers and their rotten plans! Deadbeat Heroes is a movement based 3D brawler where you (and a friend) dodge bullets, steal super powers and crack wise. You play as the new wave of ‘Deadbeat Heroes’. Not born with their own powers, they are armed with a prototype super gauntlet - which has the ability to 'borrow' the powers of others. You will (both) vie to win the hearts of the public with your amazing daring do, while not getting shot, sliced, lasered, exploded, vaporized, eaten... KEY FEATURES: Power Fists Forever – Choose from one of 10 explosive abilities including a rocket powered punch, freeze ray and invisibility London’s Streets – Over 35 levels set across London Extreme Traversal – Wall Run & Air Dash through London Alone or with a Friend - 1 to 2 player local campaign co-op Twitch Streaming – Chat appears in the news ticker, chatters become baddies and are featured in end of level credits Groovy Baby - A groovy cell shaded aesthetic bringing 70’s style to the 21st century Bringing the Bass - A funky original soundtrack created by Pitstop Productions Dulcet Tones - Featuring the vocal talents Jim Howick and more

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Deadbeat Heroes Reviews

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Deadbeat Heroes' might sometimes be unintuitive, but emphasizing player experience, challenge, and aesthetics isn't a bad approach.

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Deadbeat Heroes is a good first effort from the small team at Deadbeat Productions. The combat is fast, fluid, and easy to learn – even if it lacks the depth of a good combo system. Enemies are well-varied, as are the environments.

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Deadbeat Heroes is an average game that is made far worse by poor design choices.

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Deadbeat Heroes is a fun co-op beat ‘em up with a lot going for it and a strong sense of style, as well as a sense of humor. While it's not the best brawler I've played lately, I believe that with some refinements, a sequel could be fantastic.

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