2021 has been stuffed with quite a lot of wonderful gaming experiences, however the Metroidvania crowd has particularly seen a bounty of riches. Video games like Axiom Verge 2, Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights, and Grime have been plentiful, and F.I.S.T.: Cast In Shadow Torch additionally hopes to comply with within the footsteps of gaming greatness. However is developer TiGames’ latest indie title a worthy entry into the storied Metroidvania style or one thing you may go on to replay Ori and the Will of the Wisps once more?
Be part of Marcus Stewart, Dan Tack, and Alex Stadnik as they reply that query and offer you a tour of F.I.S.T.: Cast In Shadow Torch on this contemporary episode of New Gameplay In the present day. Our panel pours over the sport’s satisfying fight, strong story, and attention-grabbing world that gamers ought to stay up for combating via. We additionally talk about root beer on the finish (we’re on one immediately).
F.I.S.T. follows Rayton, an anthropomorphic bunny brawler who’s tasked with rescuing his good friend whereas combating his means via the “diesel-punk” world of Torch Metropolis. Whereas there’s lots to take pleasure in from the sport’s story, the actual meat of the expertise is within the fight. In line with our personal Mr. Stewart, the moment-to-moment fights really feel satisfying with a bounty of upgrades and new strikes to gather as you’re employed your means via town. Whereas there’s not likely any revolutionary new mechanics in F.I.S.T.: Cast In Shadow Torch, the sport succeeds in what it units out to do and supplies gamers with a punchy and fascinating Metroidvania expertise.
F.I.S.T.: Cast In Shadow Torch is ready for launch on September 7 solely for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4, however in case you’re needing extra of a repair earlier than launch, make sure you try the official Sport Informer evaluation and final yr’s trailer from The Sport Awards. For extra scorching scorching gameplay movies, make sure you head on over to our YouTube web page for seems at Far Cry 6, Life is Unusual: True Colours, and Marvel’s Midnight Suns.