Scintillatron 4096

Dec 18, 2018 - PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 5

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Critic Reviews for Scintillatron 4096

Scintillatron 4096 seems to have come straight out of an elucubration by Jeff Minter, and this is perhaps the best compliment that I can make. Frantic and fun, at times frustrating, but also endowed with an unexpected strategic depth, this game seems to have come here directly from an arcade of the 80s.

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You need to come up with a strategy on the fly and then stick with it, carrying it off to perfection to earn a decent score. That’s Scintillatron 4096’s biggest strength and harshest weakness, because there’s no recovering a level from a single mistake.

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Scintillatron 4096 offers so much more than its dated retro stylings initially suggest. What begins as a somewhat clunky, simple twin-stick shooter, quickly blossoms into a strategic, thoughtful and immensely addictive little gem of a videogame.

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Scintillatron 4096 feels like a long-lost retro arcade game yet it offers a unique scoring system that's fresh and will keep you hooked.

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