Review: Infinite Beyond The Mind (PlayStation 4)

Infinite – Beyond the mind is a slick 2D action-platformer where you take on evil Queen Evangelyn Bramann, ruler of The Beljantaur Kingdom as she works towards her dream of world domination.

Pros:

  • Pixel art graphics.
  • 182.2mb download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • 2D shooter platformer gameplay.
  • Local co-op support.
  • Tutorial section.
  • Chiptune soundtrack.
  • Five save slots.
  • Rebind controls and sensitivity sliders.
  • 3 difficulties-easy/normal/expert.
  • Two characters-Tanya and Olga.
  • Saves after each level.
  • Stamina system for attacks and moves.
  • Double jump.
  • Infinite continues.
  • Play a series of levels then fight a boss.
  • World-level select screen.
  • Health pickups in level.
  • Shmup style side scroller levels.
  • Game timer.
  • Can dodge through bullets.
  • Unlock new abilities as you finish levels.
  • Enter turrets for shooting sections and you can turn 180 degrees.
  • Basic cover system.

Cons:

  • Hard Platinum trophy.
  • Same enemies over and over.
  • Tedious boss fights.
  • Boring basic levels.
  • The gameplay is unsatisfying.
  • Constant difficulty spikes.
  • Little differentiation between the characters.
  • Hard to control the turrets.
  • Level layouts repeat.
  • Tired overused locked in wave-based sections.
  • No replay value.
  • Has no hook.
  • New abilities are far apart and don’t offer much.

  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 5/10
    Sound - 5/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Length - 6/10
  • 6/10
    Fun Factor - 6/10
6.2/10

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!

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