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Apr 30, 2019

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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7.3 / 10.0
Jul 26, 2019

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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8 / 10
May 7, 2019

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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7.5 / 10.0
Jun 27, 2018

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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7 / 10.0
May 20, 2019

Although there are far better choices in the ever-growing Switch library, Aggelos is a love letter to action platformers of the eighties and early nineties that will make people in their thirties smile.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 18, 2019

Aggelos takes you to the past. Hard Bosses, lovely Dungeons and Vast environment to explore will be awesome for you if you like metroidvania style games. I wish there was more changes to gameplay when you level up, but that's not the thing to keep you from playing Agellos, because it is one of the best in its genre.

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Digitally Downloaded

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May 13, 2019

. If you can put up with its more archaic elements, the retro style, creative level design, and wealth of upgrades to uncover might make it worth your time—but I wouldn't go as far as calling Aggelos "the perfect combination of retro style and modern-day game design

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8 / 10.0
Jan 15, 2019

Aggelos works great as both a homage to the source material and as a game on its own merit. The faithful reproduction of the Wonder Boy style still holds up today, and while the new powers don't significantly change things for the better, they don't detract from the game, either. The gameplay is solid, and the gameplay length comes in at a good running time, so you'll get your money's worth from the experience even before you set out to play it again on Hard mode. With a great presentation backing up the entire experience, Aggelos is a great title for classic adventure platformer fans.

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Jul 14, 2019

When a game is inspired by the classics, you'd hope that it improves upon them. Although Aggelos doesn't, it's still a rather fun game.

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8.4 / 10.0
Aug 8, 2019

Aggelos is a memorable adventure game, which brings to the present the best of the past.

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8 / 10
Jul 21, 2019

Aggelos is an almost perfect homage to the good of days of the 16 bits, and future classic, given us the same soul and focus of some of the best SEGA and Nintendo classics. It might not be perfect, but it is a really fun time.

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May 16, 2019

Tight controls and a perfectly vintage soundtrack make Aggelos a game that should be enjoyable by anyone that loves the 8/16-bit eras of gaming.

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8.2 / 10.0
Aug 8, 2018

Aggelos sticks pretty rigidly to the classics script, and while that means getting bogged down by questionable design choices, it also makes for a great modern classic that relies on good level design instead of randomly generated levels

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4.4 / 10.0
Jul 18, 2018

All in all? This game is nothing too impressive. You’re better off playing actual classic titles because at least those have way more to offer than this game. Not saying that this game is totally bad, but it could have been so much more.

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9.8 / 10.0
Jul 16, 2018

This is the dragon's curse remake that we SHOULD have gotten, in lieu of the flash-graphic-esque monstrosity that we were served. I highly recommend this game to everyone that likes the style.

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