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Hammerwatch
7.9 out of 10

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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
4 November 2014
  • Excerpt: I wish I could invent a snazzy introduction for this review. You know, perhaps begin with a moody description of the game's dank environs, or attempt to liken the experience to a common life occurrence. Unfortunately, that's just not happening.
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Overall 7
7.0

Hammerwatch

Destructoid
18 September 2013
  • Summary: I have some really fond memories of playing through Gauntlet on the NES. "Red Warrior needs food, badly!" it would warn, reminding all of us that the Red Warrior player SUCKED. "Red Warrior, your life force is running out!" Then the annoying heartbeat-esque sound effect would kick in.
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Overall 8
8.0

Hammerwatch for Linux Review

Softpedia
7 September 2013
  • Conclusion: I can't stop thinking that Hammerwatch might have been a much better game if it incorporated two different mechanics, a random level generation and a much better action curve that doesn't punish players in such a drastic manner.
  • Pros: + Varied monsters, + Beautiful music, + Secret areas, + Nice graphics
  • Cons: - Too hard even on medium, - The gameplay balance seems to be off, - Too much distance between checkpoints
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Overall 7
7.0

Hammers Your Hands

Game Debate
6 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Hammerwatch brings back pleasant memories of the bullet-hell-esque RPG's of the day, withyour valient group of heroes fighting through the odds to get gold and renown. The game plays asyou would expect, with each of the four classes having unique weapons and abilities.
  • Pros: Fun Gameplay, Difficulty
  • Cons: Single, repetitive map, Difficulty
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Overall 5
5.0

Test : Hammerwatch

Gamekult.com
20 August 2013
  • Summary: Joli comme tout, hardcore comme un bon vieux dungeon crawler et clairement bourré de bonnes intentions, Hammerwatch fait l'erreur d'oublier que les pads de ce millénaire intègrent plus de deux boutons.
  • Pros: Pixel art "amélioré" du plus bel effet, Bossfights bien secoués, Délicieusement hardcore avec le bon groupe en co-op, L'éditeur de niveaux
  • Cons: Intérêt très limité en solo, Pas de génération procédurale des niveaux, Frappe, frappe, frappe, pouvoir, frappe, frappe..., Musique répétitive
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