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Aggelos

Rating Summary

Based on 15 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

72

Top Critic Average

53%

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Game Information

Available on:PCJun 19, 2018

Developer: Storybird Games

Publishers: PQube Limited, Look At My Game

Genre: RPG

Step through time and discover a mesmerizing new action-RPG that looks like it was plucked straight out of the 16-bit era, but plays like a modern-day marvel! Inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures such as Wonder Boy In Monster World, Aggelos hurls players into the middle of a colossal struggle for survival as beings from another dimension threaten to invade the peaceful Kingdom of Lumen. Bursting with secrets and side-quests, and boasting slick melee combat that any 2D action game would envy, Aggelos is the perfect combination of retro style and modern-day game design.

A VAST KINGDOM TO EXPLORE
Venture through forests, seas, cave systems and ancient temples as you seek to uncover the magical elements needed to save the world from total annihilation.

A CLASSICAL NON-LINEAR ADVENTURE
Explore a sprawling world that gradually reveals itself, Metroidvania-style, as you gain new abilities and equipment.

DEADLY ENCOUNTERS
Thwart towering bosses and their tricky minions as you take on perilous mainline quests and optional odd-jobs for the people of Lumen.

TACTICAL DEPTH
Unlock magical abilities and high-level attacks, expertly chaining these immense powers together to clear screens of enemies in seconds.

STUNNING SPRITE ART
Forget out-of-place modern art: Aggelos boasts superlative character designs and animations while remaining proudly, and faithfully, 16-bit through and through.

MEMORABLE CHIPTUNES
Lose yourself to a retro-inspired soundtrack that floods the Kingdom of Lumen with life.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

Aggelos treads a path many others have followed in recent years, but it does it all with a charm of its own.

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Generación Xbox

7.3 / 10.0
Generación Xbox

Aggelos is a clear homage to the 16 bit classics that will be addictive for veterans and newbies to the metroidvania genre. Despite a very cliche plot and a gameplay a little simplistic, Aggelos is a game that succeed on it's main goals.

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Nintendo Life

8 / 10
Nintendo Life

Overall, this is a great little retro adventure that doesn't outstay its welcome. It plays like a top tier title from back in the day, presents you with the sort of gameplay you want and expect from this type of game and serves it all up at a pace with such consistent quality that it's hard not to be won over, no matter how fatigued you may be by the idea of another blast of old school pixel action.

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NEOsite

7.5 / 10.0
NEOsite

Aggelos is a game for the fans of the retro. If you are 90s child, grab it immediately. You won't regret it.

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