Jet Set Knights Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

Jet Set Knights Review

For our Jet Set Knights, we play an old-school arcade action platformer inspired by classics from the golden age such as Mario Bros, Snow Bros, or the newest Super Crate Box. If You love retro 2D platformers mixed with tower defense and RPG elements, Jet Set Knight is for You!

Jet Set Knights Review Pros:

  • Pixel art graphics.
  • 51.1MBdownload size.
  • 3 difficulties – easy, medium, and hard.
  • Scanlines- on/off.
  • Four initial characters-Jarvis, Hisgarus, Arthurus, and Lanslet.
  • Map level select.
  • Daily login bonus.
  • Tower defense gameplay.
  • Gameplays out on a screen full of platforms and you must build defenses to protect your Princess from the enemies.
  • Loot/materials will spawn randomly in the level.
  • Wave-based attacks from enemies.
  • Upbeat creepy Chiptune soundtrack.
  • Power-ups and temporary new weapon pickups.
  • Quests given by the Princess grant rewards.
  • Loot Goblin-like enemy randomly spawns and every hit drops gold.
  • Earn EXP, level up, and put a point into stats like speed/health/damage and critical chance.
  • Unlock a new character.
  • Fast-paced combat and gameplay.
  • Multiplayer-2 player survival and 2-4 player battles mode.
  • Help button.
  • Mini-games – Bug Raiders, Skull Breaker, and Chicken Walk.
  • Retro atmosphere.
  • Artifact o Matic machine-use gold to try and win artifacts.
  • Artifacts grant a buff or boost, you can only equip one at a time.

Jet Set Knights Review

Jet Set Knights Review Cons:

  • No tutorials.
  • No touchscreen support.
  • Small levels.
  • No online leaderboards.
  • Offline multiplayer only.
  • The help button is just the controls.
  • No real story and all feels aimless.
  • You have to unlock the mini-games.
  • Very busy so it’s hard to see things like health.

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Jet Set Knights Review

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

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!