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Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior

Rating Summary

Based on 7 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

63

Top Critic Average

43%

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Game Information

Available on:PCNov 9, 2018

Developer: Ritual Games

Publisher: GrabTheGames

Genres: Action, Platformer

Cybarian The Tme Travelling Warrior is a classically inspired arcade action game, with a mixture of modern and retro gaming tropes. The game is an amalgamation of old school 2d platformers and side scrolling beat em’ ups. FEATURES Beautifully animated and expertly realised retro style pixel art. Epic boss battles! Expand your abilities! Explosive and engaging combat! Classic platforming.
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Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior is a difficult, often frustrating retro action platformer that values its old-school aesthetic over all else. Everything from its graphics and sound to its difficulty and controls recall an earlier era of gaming, but it does nothing to expand on that legacy. Players looking for a challenge may take some pride in conquering Cybarian, but its short playtime and mostly empty levels leave very little to sink your teeth into.

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Nintendo Life

Ollie Reynolds
8 / 10
Nintendo Life

Cybarian: The Time Traveling Warrior isn't a very long game by any stretch of the imagination, but when you take into consideration its low price point, it really is a no-brainer. Engaging, tough combat combined with superb retro graphics and a killer soundtrack make for an experience that fans of old school action titles will relish, if only for a short amount of time.

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Cybarian: The Time Travelling Warrior presents a very enjoyable audiovisual environment and with its completely absurd plot and fun boss battles, there certainly are good points in its favour. At the same time, there are issues which also raise concern, such as its frustrating combo system, the scarcity of checkpoints through the levels and poorly placed life machines. Overall, ther is definitely something good to draw from this experience, but there are also elements that need improvement.

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So while some improvements definitely need to be made, Cybarian: The Time Traveling Warrior is a neat little game that will present you with a pretty good challenge for just $5.

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