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Guacamelee! Gold Edition
The Gamers Temple
2 September 2013
Excerpt: PlayStation gamers have been enjoying Guacamelee! for awhile, and PC gamers are finally getting their chance to test their platforming and brawling skills with this luchador-inspired side-scroller.
Excerpt: Guacamelee! Gold Edition is the newest release from developer Drinkbox Studios. The company is well known for their Tales from Space series on PlayStation Network, and in fact, the new Steam release gives players instant access to the hit title Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack . Guacamelee!
Summary: The intrepid luchadors from Guacamelee bring their acrobatic martial art to the PC--after months of exclusivity on the PlayStation Network--in Guacamelee Gold Edition. The combo pack includes a set of six unlockable costumes, as well as the El Infierno expansion pack with 17 exacting trial stages to...
Pros: Charming characters and dialogue, Flashy and nuanced hand-to-hand combat, Fantastic use of color, Great balance of comedy and drama
Cons: Co-op play is underutilized, Mildly repetitive enemy designs and encounters
Conclusion: Guacamelee isn’t only pretty to look at, it’s also a hell of a lot of fun to play. Its Metroidvania inspiration is strong, and yet it does so much to help it stand apart, not the least of which by providing us with a deceivingly deep combat system and a two-world polarity system that simply makes...
Pros: Beautiful graphics, Whimsical, comical storyline, Great character designs, Non-linear design, DLC included
Guacamelee! Gold Edition (PC) Review – Pesos Well Spent
Canadian Online Gamers
5 September 2013
Excerpt: Luchadors far and wide rejoice, Guacamelee! is entering a new arena. Yes, Juan’s unique brand of justice is landing on Steam, and he’s packing a few new tricks to boot. Canadian developer DrinkBox Studios muscled their way into the Metroidvania genre earlier this year on PS3 and Vita with its unique...
Excerpt: Earlier this year, Guacamelee! was released on the Playstation Network for both PS3 and Vita, reveling in the acclaim of critics and the admiration of gamers. The Metroidvania/2D Brawler delivered one of the most entertaining and mechanically sound games seen in either genre, and helped make an...
Excerpt: After months of Playstation exclusivity, Guacamelee! finally arrives on Steam with the Gold edition. You are Juan Aguacate, a humble Agave farmer who is helping out citizens of Pueblucho set up for the Dio Los Muertos festival in town.
Excerpt: Certo dia, Juan Aguacate (Juanito para os amigos, e não se esqueçam de fazer um sotaque carregado), um simples habitante de Pueblucho oferece-se para ajudar os seus vizinhos durante a festa da aldeia. Mal sabia ele que no final desse mesmo dia iria acabar morto numa espécie de Mega Luchador Zombie .
Pros: Gráficos coloridos que complementam a jogabilidade e a temática