Mechstermination Force

Rating Summary

Based on 30 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

76

Top Critic Average

67%

Critics Recommend

Based on 30 critic reviews
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9 / 10.0
Apr 29, 2019

Get Mechstermation Force, get a partner if you can, and get ready to save the world. You're going to frequently die trying, but the process will be a blast.

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9 / 10.0
Apr 4, 2019

Each boss is uniquely designed, and realized with an outstanding degree of care and attention. From the moment you boot Mechstermination Force, it is immediately fun, and that fun never stops. This is a gameplay loop distilled to its purest form, and it is an absolute joy.

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8.2 / 10.0
May 6, 2019

Mechstermination Force is the love child of Contra and Shadow of the Colossus, brought up by loving parents and nurtured into a well-designed experience. The gameplay may throw some people off, with its steep level of difficulty and almost rogue-lite mechanics where you must play to pay for a way to win the day. The visuals are really bright and vibrant, despite the main focus here being ginormous invading robots from another planet who are causing havoc upon the world. As far as Boss-Rush games go, Mechstermination Force sits up there with the best this generation.

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8 / 10
Apr 4, 2019

If you're a fan of run and gun games like Contra or Metal Slug, Mechstermination Force really captures the essence of how tough those titles were, while pairing it with a modern look and a wild penchant for mech design. There's no easy mode.

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80 / 100
Apr 25, 2019

Mechstermination Force is a wonderful follow-up to Bertil Hörberg's Gunman Clive series. While it can get a bit frustrating at times, the silly atmosphere and tough but entertaining gameplay make for a great time for those who want some simple, unadulterated fun.

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8 / 10
Apr 30, 2019

Mechstermination Force is yet another welcome addition to the Nintendo Switch catalogue, this time in the shape of a game that consists of one boss rush after another. With its tough, demanding and elaborate boss fights, Mechstermination Force is certain to appeal to players looking for a very challenging experience.

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8 / 10.0
May 6, 2019

Hörberg Productions produces yet another fun title in Mechstermination Force, currently a Nintendo Switch exclusive.

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8 / 10
Apr 4, 2019

If you enjoyed Gunman Clive, this is a great expansion on the concept and well worth investigating.

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8 / 10.0
Apr 9, 2019

Mechstermination Force is enjoyably challenging, reasonably cheap, and mildly humorous. That makes it a success in my book.

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8 / 10
Jan 30, 2020

Mechstermination Force is a terrific boss-rush adventure that grants a few hours of undisputed, frenetic, and fast-paced gunplay against gargantuan robotic titans.

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