Killer Queen Black


Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
82
Top Critic Average
83%
Critics Recommend
Based on 25 critic reviews
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Killer Queen Black

Rating Summary

Based on 25 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

82

Top Critic Average

83%

Critics Recommend

Based on 25 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PCOct 11, 2019
Nintendo SwitchOct 25, 2019
Xbox OneDec 31, 2019

Genres: Action, Sports, Strategy

The ultimate arcade eSport comes home. Hop on the snail, hoard berries, or wipe out the enemy’s queen to claim victory. MEET THY FAMILY Battle for the hive in two teams of four — one Queen, and three Workers. BUT WHAT’S A QUEEN WITHOUT HER LOYAL SUBJECTS? Workers excel in adaptability, making them essential for game-winning objectives. While initially defenseless, by grabbing a berry and taking it to the gates, Workers can boost their speed, become Soldiers, wielding maces, swords, shields, and laser rifles, or even do both and transform into deadly-quick aggressors. Choose whichever form helps the team pursue one of three different types of victories. THREE PATHS TO VICTORY In Killer Queen Black, a team can win a game in three different ways. Win three times, and the game’s over. Ascend the ranks, and there’s a chance to become the dreaded Black team. Any given time there is one Black team playing in the world, clad in special, glowing outfits. Once dethroned by up-and-comers, the usurpers become the new Black team. These nail-biting competitions will be broadcasted at all times, making the ultimate team a coveted, constantly-shifting goal. FEATURES ONLINE PLAY! Online play has three modes: Unranked: Hop in solo or with your friends and play against other teams in exhibition matches that don't affect your overall score. Ranked mode: Put it all on the line. Hop in solo and get matched with players of your skill level, or join in with three friends and compete against other online teams to increase your score, rise in the leaderboards, or face the Black Team! Custom Match: Create a private game and invite up to eight players online to battle for bragging rights! 4 player couch online co-op Single player or team-based online play CROSS-PLATFORM PLAY Killer Queen Black allows cross-platform play on all systems that it is available on. Team up and chat live with your friends on Nintendo Switch or XBox!

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Killer Queen Black Reviews

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Killer Queen Black doesn't offer much beyond its multiplayer, but the quality of its epic eight-player team battles is hard to top.

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Assuming you’re okay with dealing with the frustrations of local multiplayer—or just plan to play online and don’t care about any of this—Killer Queen Black is a brilliant ballet of a team-based online competitive game. If you haven’t experienced it yet, you won’t be disappointed.

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With only a scant amount of truly unique experiences coming to the few reaming arcades in America, it is great that Killer Queen Black exists.

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Black is a little different from the Killer Queen I was used to. But it's still Killer Queen, and that makes it one of the best multiplayer games around.

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Killer Queen Black had to adapt to leave the arcade

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