“Castlestorm” is a multi-platform genre mashup by Hungarian Indie developer, Zen Studios. Released in 2013 on a variety of digital platforms, a year later, “Castlestorm” received a mobile Free2Play version on iOS and Android.
“Castlestorm” has a lot of visual pop. The character designs are cartoony, stylized, and colorful (I especially love the female Viking Bear Riders with huge boobs), while the environments likewise evoke a great sense of the fantastical. The polygon engine used in the game is smooth and jaggie-free, plus the textures look great. I do wish the characters were a bit more animated during cutscenes – especially facial animation, which is painfully lacking.
Audio hearkens back to the days of the original “Warcraft,” where canned audio clips were ...