Onion Assault Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

For our Onion Assault Review, The evil Croquetto Empire is trying to conquer Onionia and it’s up to one brave onion farmer, and his mom, to stop the tyrannical invading fascist army! Old-school 2D platforming from the creator of Gunman Clive and Mechstermination Force.

Onion Assault Review

Onion Assault Review Pros:

  • Cartoon graphics.
  • 155MB download size.
  • Four save slots.
  • Two characters – Mama Lok and Pelle Lok.
  • Platformer gameplay.
  • Tight controls.
  • Jump on enemies and pick them up to kill other enemies.
  • Onions grow and you can pull them up and use them as a weapon.
  • Opening tutorial level with pop-ups.
  • Collect coins.
  • Three-heart life system.
  • Hidden coins in each level.
  • World map level select.
  • Can replay levels.
  • Instant respawn.
  • Clever huge boss-style fights.
  • Pull up flowers to get enemies, coins, health, onions, or even other fruit.
  • It is a precision platformer in disguise.
  • Very playable.
  • Despite the difficult times you always seem to come back.

Onion Assault Review

Onion Assault Review Cons:

  • No touchscreen support.
  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • No game settings.
  • Enemies respawn the moment you leave the screen.
  • The throwing arc is huge making the enemy hit a right pain.
  • No checkpoints mean a lot of replaying the same part of the level over and over.
  • Constant up and down difficulty.
  • No difference between the characters.
  • Death sends you back to the start of the level.

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Onion Assault Review

Onion Assault:

Official website.

Developer: Hörberg Productions

Publisher: Hörberg Productions

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

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!