Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread – Review

Our result: 7/10

In Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread explode into a 2D Metroidvania adventure filled with platforming thrills, deep exploration, and action-packed adventures. Blast brigade – build a strong group of warriors to save the planet!

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Blast Brigade begins with you controlling a secret agent breaking into a rogue scientist’s island hideout, with a storyline straight out of a 1980’s action movie. On the journey you will meet other characters and with a plot device you can switch between them at any time. Despite the fact that switching between characters is rarely necessary, switching back and forth simply makes navigation difficult. Each character has unique abilities that give you new ways to move around the terrain.

Blast Brigade is an open world, although the main story unfolds relatively linearly. There are trinkets to return for, and luckily there’s a fast travel mechanism to help with that. But because of the way the world is organized, it feels less organic. The collectibles, however, given the game’s action-heavy emphasis and complexity, as they increase your health bar and allow you to expand your base, giving you access to more powerful weapons.

Dangerous Businesses

Unlike many other games in the Metroidvania genre, Blast Brigade places a heavy emphasis on action and combat. There are opponents in every area of ​​the game. And if you’re not careful, each of them can be quite dangerous. It can be difficult to just make it from checkpoint to checkpoint, especially when you’re suddenly shoved into a killing chamber that doesn’t seem necessary.

Blast Brigade - Boss fight

Although the boss runs can be quite long and the hammocks that serve as control points can be quite far apart, the bosses themselves are really well designed and fun to fight. The boss fights in Blast Brigade are by far the best element. The boss battles offer different difficulties due to their imaginative designs and intricate patterns. Contrasted with ordinary combat, which at times may seem like a chore. Boss fights seem less satisfying while being tougher than the rest of the game.

Final Verdict

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Fans of Metroidvania games will love the huge, aggressive, collectible and mysterious world of Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. like cread. The fact that it does so with more identity than others is a positive, but it’s really just an exercise in ticking boxes. If you tick the Make Game Fun box, you’re on the winning side, so there’s nothing wrong with that. However, there is nothing new about it. And that’s okay, because while there’s nothing groundbreaking here, what’s presented here is pretty well done.

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