Narita Boy Review (PlayStation 4)

 Become symphonic with our Narita Boy Review A radical action-adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as a mere echo within the Digital Kingdom. Discover the mysteries behind the Techno-sword, lock swords with the corrupt and tainted Stallions. Save the world!

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Narita Boy Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 2.42GB Download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • Two controller layouts.
  • CRT soft filter.
  • Works on Playstation 5.
  • Action-platformer gameplay.
  • Can skip cutscenes.
  • 80s ass video game atmosphere.
  • New attacks and abilities are shown on floppy disks with their own tutorial screen.
  • Autosave icon is a Walkman icon.
  • Constant save points.
  • Hack and slash combat.
  • Has an old-school feel due to the screen effect, it’s a border thing, don’t worry.
  • Some great set pieces.
  • Looks nostalgic but plays like a modern game.
  • Really cool animations.
  • Very slight puzzle elements.

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Narita Boy Review Cons:

  • Jumping takes a bit of getting used to in terms of distance.
  • The combat never feels different and gets repetitive.
  • The game relies a lot on fetch quests.
  • Tedious boss fights.
  • Learning curve to the combat.
  • I found platforming to not be that fluid.
  • Level design is not always clear on direction.
  • A lot of the flashy neon affects.

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Narita Boy:

Official website.

Developer: STUDIO KOBA

Publisher: Team 17

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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!

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