Додано: 14 грудня
This game is my game of the year 2014, without a doubt. Now; I don't know if that is a testament to how brilliant this game is or if it shows how bad 2014 was for PC gaming. Maybe a bit of both.
Let me just state, to begin with; if you plan on just playing this game in singleplayer, then no I would not recommend it. The Quest-mode, that includes the singplayer portion of the game consists of you facing of against increasningly difficult enemies in arenas similar to the multiplayer, and while it is not bad it is very lackluster and short, and offers little to no replayability. Now, you could play this Quest-mode with a friend and, while it does become a little more interesting, it is still a far cry from the absolute brilliance that the standard multiplayer mode offers.
Now, with that out of the way; let's get into this for real. The meat of TowerFall has always been the mad PvP arena action, and Ascension certainly doesn't fail to fill up to it's predecessors massive boots. No matter if you play a bog standard, vanilla game or some wierd "custom rules"-concoction you will have a blast, just because of how incredible intuitive the game is to just pick up & play. The games only last for about 30 seconds to a minute and the incredible set of rules and factors that you can customize make every game fresh and fun.
Now, this is the real star of the show: the rules and the customizability. Whether you play a "Just one arrow"-game or one where everyone has unlimited bomb-arrows, the game is silly amounts of fun. There is a very big possibility that you can, thru these options; just break the game. And No, I'm not talking breaking as in crashing (like Ubisoft likes to do), I'm talking about the way that you can make this game completely bonkers, with unlimited bomb arrows, levels scrolling at 300MPH and a whole 'nother plethora of options, where you can not even begin to understand what is happening before you're dead and buried. I think think this is evidence on how incredible this game is, if the developers let's you break all the games rules right in the options.
I personally love couch gaming, I don't mind dragging my PC out to my living room for an amazing night of gaming with friends. This is something you would have to learn to love as well, because... Well, there is no online mode. Yes, I know; it is 2014 and a multiplayer game doesn't have online service. Now, I personally prefer local multiplayer for this sort of game anyway, but an online mode would, without a doubt be a nice touch and for a lot of people a necessity.
I love this game, it is brilliant and even though it has massive, glaring holes in it, such as the singleplayer and the lack of an online mode, it shines like a throusand suns just because of the incredible amount of fun it offers in the multiplayer PvP mode.
2014 was a pretty bad year for PC gaming, in my opinion. But this is kinda' making up for it.