Gunvolt Chronicles Luminous Avenger iX 2 Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

Luminous Avenger iX 2 Review has us going full slog into the original speedy and stylish 2D action gameplay to the next level as Copen rips through enemies with his new “Break-Shift” form. His new destructive capabilities make the high-speed action more satisfying than ever! INTI CREATES is proud to present a new apeX of cutting-edge 2D action with Luminous Avenger iX 2!

Gunvolt Chronicles Luminous Avenger iX 2 Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 1.6GB download size.
  • 2D action-platformer gameplay.
  • Tutorial pop-ups as needed.
  • Arcade presentation.
  • Combo counter.
  • Can rebind controls.
  • Game settings for timer display, Lola Navi, auto hover, command dash, built dash type (LAix/GV2), rumble strength, and confirm/cancel.
  • Japanese and English voice language choice.
  • Beautiful game manual complete with images and text.
  • Ten save slots.
  • Anime still images for cutscenes.
  • Big boss encounters.
  • Can skip/fast forward text in cutscenes.
  • Default actions – jump, hover, wall jumping, combo attacks, homing attacks, dash.
  • Health pickups.
  • Fast-paced action.
  • Collectibles bonus emblems.
  • The end-of-level breakdown shows your best clear time, score, and overall rank.
  • Activating a special ability will trigger a cool animated cutscene.
  • Beating a boss will reward you with their EX weapons and attacks.
  • Checkpoints turn kudos into scores and reset your combo so ignoring checkpoints is key for the X rank award.
  • Kudos is what drops from enemies and is not banked into score until hitting a checkpoint, finishing a level, or using a skill ability.
  • Earn bonuses for doing things like air attacks, special skill attacks, or high-speed destruction.
  • The base is your hub and here you can talk with characters, play music and choose your next destination from the map.
  • Multiple choice destinations are available on the map.
  • Gorgeous locations.
  • Some really good enemy models and animations.

Gunvolt Chronicles Luminous Avenger iX 2 Review Cons:

  • No difficulty options.
  • Boss fights are really tricky and a huge difficulty spike.
  • You need to read the manual otherwise you are in a world of pain.
  • Jump dashing can get very tedious when it’s required to navigate the level.
  • Some bosses need a certain attack or ability to damage them and learning that is frustrating.

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Gunvolt Chronicles Luminous Avenger iX 2:

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Developer: Inti Creates

Publisher: Inti Creates

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  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 9/10
    Fun Factor - 9/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!