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Blazing Chrome

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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 11, 2019
Xbox OneJul 11, 2019
PCJul 11, 2019
Nintendo SwitchJul 11, 2019

Developer: JoyMasher

Publisher: The Arcade Crew

Genres: Arcade, Action

In Blazing Chrome, machines rule the world and the few humans left are on the edge of total extermination, lacking power, prestige or status among their metal and circuits overlords. Bring your best pal and kick some metal butts to free the humankind while enjoying a classic run’n’gun, fully loaded with action and exciting fights! Dash through 5 apocalyptic environments with hundred of robots-enemies to blow to pieces. Blast your way through the enemy lines and and try to defeat a bunch of mechanical bosses with using hoverbikes, huge armors and a whole arsenal of awesome weapons. Blazing Chrome offers a lot of features in the legacy of classic run’n’gun: - Co-op gameplay - Classic fast-paced run-and-gun experience - Genuine arcade feel - Epic boss battles and crazy lot minibosses fights
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The best Contra game for decades, even if it's not an official sequel, with amusingly over-the-top action and a great co-op mode.

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Blazing Chrome is an amazing package that does exactly what it sets out to do and is for people who know what they want from it. By the same (arcade) token, it is difficult to recommend to anyone who even begins to question whether it’s a game for them.

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With Blazing Chrome you kind of get what you get: it's an hour and change shooter that pays extreme homage to the Contra series. JoyMasher has already proved that they "get" the bygone eras of retro gaming with Oniken and Odallus, and now they have yet another triumph to add to their resume.

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Blazing Chrome it's a love letter to a genre and two specific sagas, with a top notch pixel art, levels with different gameplay and local coop for two. But, at the same time, it doesn't go far away from the original run and gun formula. It venerates it more than innovate it, and because of that all you will see have been done before in other games.

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Blazing Chrome Xbox One review: The best Contra homage ever made

Blazing Chrome Xbox One review: The best Contra homage ever made

Blazing Chrome is a fantastic run 'n' gun game on Xbox One. While the title may not be a lengthy experience, it still manages to delight with its excellent level design, powerful weapons, and surprising twists to the standard shoot 'em up gameplay. If you're looking for a challenging experience with a lot of replayability, then Blazing Chrome is your game. You can read more about the...

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