PAWARUMI

Manufacture 43

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
78
Top Critic Average
76%
Critics Recommend
Based on 17 critic reviews
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PAWARUMI

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

78

Top Critic Average

76%

Critics Recommend

Based on 17 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneJul 24, 2019
PCJan 30, 2018
Nintendo SwitchJul 24, 2019

Developer: Manufacture 43

Genre: Action

IN A WORLD where the Council rules the nations with an iron fist, you play as Axo, pilot of the legendary ship Chukaru. Experience her fight with the limitless armies of the Council, become the master of Chukaru’s power and find the true meaning behind all your actions. A dark secret is yet to be revealed!

Accessible to the simple press of a button, Pawarumi offers you three different weapons and one super attack to rain divine fire on your enemies! To protect you in your intense journey, a shield will automatically trigger when you're about to be hit. It will annihilate any bullet around you! True to the shoot'em up genre, that shield is powerful but depletes very quickly so you'll still have to be very careful!

THE TRINITY MECHANIC

By shooting with the right weapon on the right type of enemy, Chukaru's unique Trinity Mechanic enables you to deal extra damage, heal your shield or recharge your super attack at any time! Not unlike the famous game of rock-paper-scissors, this original gameplay mechanic gives a whole new tactical layer to the genre.

Mastering these three mechanics will be key to your success in Pawarumi. They offer lots of strategic opportunities and always allows you to fall back on your feet, even after making a tiny mistake! The more you'll play, the better you'll juggle with the weapons, find your own style, finish the game and reach the top of the leaderboard!

Unique Artistic Direction: Set in a unique pre-columbian inspired sci-fi universe!

Presented in full 3D: Allowing glorious cinematic staging!

Five Unique Levels: All around the world and inspired by classics from the 1990s pop culture!

Three Different Difficulty Levels: Each with a different story ending!

Trinity Game Mechanic: Three fused mechanics that enable infinite strategies!

Weapon Mastery Scoring System: Build up your own scoring strategy with careful weapon juggling. With no long standing combos to maintain, scorers will never be frustrated! Are you ready to challenge the top of the leaderboard?

Dynamic Layered Music: Awesome Peruvian Electro-Metal soundtrack!

Full Keyboard and Controller Support: With remappable inputs for maximum compatibility!Pawarumi offers a deep and satisfying experience, bringing delight to newcomers of the genre as well as to experienced players!

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TheSixthAxis

9 / 10
Dominic Leighton

Pawarumi is a vital, beautiful and utterly enthralling entry in the Shmup genre. Its trifecta of concepts might seem daunting at first, but this is an instinctual shooter that will blow fans of the genre away.

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Hobby Consolas

78 / 100
Hobby Consolas

Pawarumi takes the idea behind the classic Ikaruga and tries to exploit it even further... buf without the refinement of the Treasure gem. It has great ideas, good graphic design, personality... but often you won't know what you are doing because it's a little bit confusing. Even worst it's that it lack content (only 5 levels).

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IGN Italy

8 / 10.0
IGN Italy

Pawarumi is a smart and intoxicating shoot'em up that will surely delight old school gamers.

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God is a Geek

8 / 10.0
Nick Gillham

How this hadn't been done before I will never know, but Pawarumi's melding of rock, paper, scissors to a shooter is quite frankly, a blast.

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