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Escape From the Universe

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Available on:Nintendo SwitchAug 13, 2019

Publisher: CAT-astrophe Games LLC

It’s year 104 of Universal Galactic Calendar; after the destruction of the Earth, human survivors are scattered all over the universe, trying to persevere in the hostile environment of the war-torn outer space. Join the fight as one of the pilots born post-Exodus, travelling through galaxies in search for their meaning of life. Help other survivors, solve the mysteries and fight - all in order to escape from the universe! - Wide variety of enemies will test your skillfulness and challenge you to adjust to ever-changing conditions. - Save one person or save millions? Your decisions can have a lasting influence on the whole galaxy. - Shooting isn't always the way to win - chase your enemies, avoid the obstacles, or leave your trusted spaceship and infiltrate hostile territory on foot. - Limited palette of clean, flat colors combined with an otherworldly soundtrack create a retro feast for the eyes and ears.

Escape From the Universe Reviews

Shmup fans are going to find a passable game in here. The unique visuals and ability to choose your missions do help to set Escape From the Universe apart from the competition. The gameplay, however, doesn't, and the general repetition and need to grind for credits make this a game that most will be fine to avoid.

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So while there is certainly some points of innovation to be appreciated in Escape the Universe I walked away from my experience underwhelmed.

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Escape from the Universe for Nintendo Switch - Release Official Trailer

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"Escape from the Universe" - launch trailer

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"Escape from the Universe" - FLIES AND PYRAMIDS!

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