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Insane Robots

Playniac
Jul 12, 2018 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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73

Top Critic Average

54%

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Insane Robots | Teaser


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Critic Reviews for Insane Robots

Insane Robots is one of the closest things to perfect I've seen in quite some time when it comes to card battlers, and I can't wait to see more from Playniac. They say the Tetris Effect happens when you start seeing Tetris blocks everywhere, but I'm starting to see Insane Robots chips and circuitry wherever I go. Does that mean I'm addicted?

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With its near-flawless design, Insane Robots is one of the best indie titles of this generation without a doubt.

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Insane Robots is a deceptively simple card battle game with roguelite turn-based strategy elements that thankfully rejects a pay-to-win model.

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Insane Robots is a classy and fun new spin on a tried and tested concept. It runs like a dream on the PS4, looks nice, and is entertaining both solo or in local multiplayer.

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For those who enjoy card battlers, you may find something to enjoy with Insane Robots, but if you're looking for a little more depth, you may want to look elsewhere.

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All in all, Insane Robots' character and map designs are cute, and the grid overworld meta keeps the downtime interesting. The wide smattering of augments are a neat way to differentiate each fight. It's hard to ignore that the experience is marred by a trove of RNG dependencies. It feels a little too random at times, bordering less on “cool card game” and more on “Pengu1n of D00M.” But when everything falls into place, it's a fun, tactical experience that rewards smart, risky maneuvers. If you love card battlers and you've got time and patience to spare, Insane Robots deserves some attention.

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Insane Robots would be a great minigame in a bigger title or mobile game. It wasn't a smart choice to make it for consoles.

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EdEN
8 / 10
PS4Blog.net

Insane Robots is a strategy game with simplified gameplay mechanics, which isn't a bad thing since the challenge is still there as you juggle your energy and deck to try to outsmart your opponents. Playing against the AI or against online opponents is a blast, and there are plenty of trophies to unlock on your road towards adding a new Platinum trophy to your collection.

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