Boomerang Fu

Cranky Watermelon, Cranky Watermelon

Fair Man
OpenCritic Rating
73
Top Critic Average
78%
Critics Recommend
Based on 9 critic reviews
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Boomerang Fu

Rating Summary

Based on 9 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating

73

Top Critic Average

78%

Critics Recommend

Based on 9 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:Nintendo SwitchAug 13, 2020
PCAug 13, 2020
Xbox OneAug 13, 2020

Developer: Cranky Watermelon

Publisher: Cranky Watermelon

Genres: Fighting, Action, Arcade

Join a crew of your favorite foods as you grill, chill and spill your enemies. Roast and toast your friends in lightning-fast rounds of cute physics combat for up to 6 players. Perfect for parties! Discover a ridiculous range of power-ups like explosive boomerangs, disguises and telekinesis. Then stack your power-ups together to form outrageous combinations! It only takes one stick and three buttons to pulverize your pals. Anyone can play immediately, but hardcore players will love mastering the advanced techniques of this lost martial art. Deflect attacks, recall dropped boomerangs, and curve your throws around corners to become a powerful boomerang assassin. Journey to an edible world as you do battle in over 30 Kung Fu arenas, each filled with unique tools and traps. Jump over moving platforms and sneak through lush foliage. Trigger sliding walls to squish your foes. Dive between giant rolling pins and delight the Toaster King. Join forces with your buds to take on the ingenious AI opponents. Or squabble over the precious Golden Boomerang in a frantic alternative game mode. Play with only the power-ups you love. Turn off shields. Turn on friendly fire. You change the rules to suit your tastes!

Boomerang Fu Critic Reviews

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All in all, Boomerang Fu is undeniably fun for short periods of time. The characters, levels, and music is cute, the surprisingly violent killing is satisfying, and it is definitely worth a laugh or two. It put me in a good mood. I would only struggle to recommend it because of its lack of online play. Cranky Watermelon wants to bring people together, so the timing of this release is the exact opposite of ideal, and most gaming households won't have enough controllers or players to make up for that.

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With only three modes to choose from, we wish there was a bit more meat on Boomerang Fu’s bones.

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In the end, Boomerang Fu's developers definitely proved that they know how to make a supremely enjoyable multiplayer experience.

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Boomerang Fu is a fun little brawler, packing depth and style in equal measure. It’s let down by a lack of online multiplayer, but if you can get a few people together, then this is absolutely worth booting up from time to time.

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