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Mercenary Kings (2013)
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Chris Kavan
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08/20/2016 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Guns Galore and a Whole Lot More

Given the ration of success vs. disappointment via Kickstarter games, Mercenary Kings certainly delivers. Tribute Games made a good choice collaborating with Paul Robertson (Scott Pilgrim) as the art style, along with the customization, really go a long way in making this particular game stand out among the crowd. Given the somewhat homogenized aspect of the AAA titles (that, yes, I do play) it is nice to see an indie game come out that manages to put many of them to shame.

Presentation: Robertson's contribution is immediately apparent. Anyone who had read the (excellent) Scott Pilgrim series will recognize his style. And it's a style that I like. The game is a 2D platformer but it has a lot of punch - and make no mistake, a lot of violence to go along with it - but yet it is so vibran...

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  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
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08/15/2016 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

A Better Way to Loot & Shoot

“Mercenary Kings” (“MK”) is the second title by Indie developer, Tribute Games, whose previous work, a weird “Breakout” clone called “Wizorb,” was one of a handful of games to grace the now-fully-deceased OUYA Indie console. “MK” itself was a Kickstarter-backed project and collaboration with Australian animator, Paul Robertson, of ‘Scott Pilgrim’ fame. After nearly a year of development, Tribute brought the game out of Early Access, and the final result is certainly impressive.

Because of the collaboration with Paul Robertson on the project, “MK” has a very unique, iconic look. The game is entirely 2D sprites and is viewed from a sidescrolling perspective. All of the characters and enemies are portrayed in Robertson’s unique, cartoony ...

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