OctaFight is an arcade social gathering recreation for 2-8 gamers domestically. With over-pixelated artwork and upbeat music, who wouldn’t wish to toss bombs to blow their associates off the map? Whereas the battles themselves might be personalized the way you see match, the remainder of the sport is sort of restricted.
There’s just one mode in OctaFight: versus. When clicking on that, you could enter what number of gamers there are so the Pleasure-Con can join. You may’t play alone, and there’s no on-line multiplayer, so that you’ll want to ask your folks over for just a few hours. Then you definitely customise the battle guidelines.
The principles you may select from are what number of factors you wish to goal for till somebody is asserted the winner: 1, 3, 5, 7, or 10. You too can select what map you wish to play on and the mode, comparable to basic, evening (which simply darkens the map), zero gravity, and some different choices.
Lastly, you resolve the kind of bombs you need, from big to bouncy or regular, amongst different kinds. These bombs are your solely weapon other than having the ability to leap and protect. Yep, that’s all these pixel guys can do. Then you definitely battle. As soon as somebody wins three rounds or nonetheless many you selected, you may both rematch with the identical guidelines or return and change up the foundations.
The battles themselves had been monotonous. Because you solely have one weapon and it exhibits you the hitbox with how far the detonation will go, it’s straightforward to dodge and keep out of your opponents’ approach.
Every battle will earn you cash. You may go to the store and spend these cash to unlock extra modes, maps, and bombs. For instance, the one bombs you should use at first are basic and bouncy. After spending 25 cash, you may unlock the large bombs. Whenever you wish to unlock the following kind of bomb, the value went as much as 50 cash and so forth. The battles will earn you about 12 cash, so that you’ll must play fairly just a few rounds if you wish to unlock the whole lot.
And that’s about it. That’s all you are able to do in OctaFight. It was a stable recreation with clean controls, a enjoyable pixelated artwork model, and energetic preventing music. When it comes to gameplay, although, it fell a bit flat for me. After all, I might solely check out the sport with my sister and didn’t get an opportunity to get an even bigger group collectively. (We are able to thank COVID for that!) I believe this recreation could be a lot better in a bigger group, making the display screen extra chaotic and enjoyable.
One promoting level of this recreation was that you can customise the battles with your individual guidelines, however I felt the foundations had been restricted, and that’s all you are able to do within the recreation anyway. I want there have been extra choices to select from with a bit extra selection within the battle kinds. Or, on the very least, let every participant select their very own bomb kind as a substitute of getting one sort for everybody.
Total, OctaFight wasn’t a nasty recreation. I can see myself going again to this recreation after I can get along with my associates once more. Within the meantime, although, I don’t assume I’ll revisit this one.