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Space Pioneer

Rating Summary

Based on 8 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

60

Top Critic Average

25%

Critics Recommend

Based on 8 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchDec 6, 2019

Publisher: QubicGames

Genres: Action, RPG

Discover new planets, chart incredible worlds and reveal ancient secrets. Explore strange new worlds with your trusty robot sidekick. Make your way across fantastical planets from the icy tundra to the lush jungles brimming with flora and fauna. The endless universe has countless hostile galaxies to conquer. Combined with the dynamic objectives system, the gameplay is truly infinite in Space Pioneer. Recover stolen disks, defend probes, repair crashed craft and complete missions to earn loot and unlock awesome gear and skills. Every time you play missions have new objectives, enemies and additional challenges. To make it through hordes of aliens, you need to be a skilled, versatile hunter. This fast action-packed top-down shooter will test your combat skills and tactics to the max! From cybernetic arachnids to venomous hornets, stand against massive bosses, each with unique offensive and defensive capabilities. Use the latest hi-tech weapons to crush your enemies and earn loot to unlock awesome new gear including gun turrets, rifles, blasters and mines - all with upgrades! Select one of three available classes: The Light, The Heavy and The Standard. Each one with a set of combat, survival and engineering skills to give you the fighting edge. If you’re having a hard time in space, or you don't want to talk to the robot all the time you can visit planets with friends! Every place can be explored with up to four players in co-op mode! FEATURES: - Discover new galaxies & explore incredible worlds - Action-packed gameplay - 3 classes available, each with a unique companion - Upgrade your weapons and skills - Annihilate giant bosses and stop the horde of enemies - Co-op for up to 4 players!

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Space Pioneer Reviews

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If you’re seeking out a little scif-fi arcade action, definitely check out Space Pioneer.

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There’s a lot of potential within Space Pioneer that is unfortunately largely squandered by its repetitive nature.

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Space Pioneer offers an addictive arcade experience that feels incomplete. Although the upgrade system is surprisingly deep, the rest of the game suffers from being too shallow to set itself apart from the pack. As far as isometric, twin-stick shooters go, this one is just okay.

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At £8.99, it's not asking for much money, but it's certainly asking for too much of a player's time with the excessive and repetitive grinding.

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