Review: Zeroptian Invasion (PlayStation 4)

Zeroptian Invasion

Taking inspiration from old score arcade shooters from the past and adding in some modern touches and stunning pixel art, Zeroptian Invasion is this decade’s answer to the arcade shooters of yesteryear.

Pros:

  • Retro pixel graphics.
  • 118.8mb download size.
  • Platinum trophy stacks 3 times.
  • Triple cross buy.
  • Tate mode support.
  • CRT filter-on/off.
  • Collect power-ups in the game.
  • Gameplay-puts a twist on classic games like Space Invaders. Overall it is a Shmup.
  • Chiptune ost.
  • Simple one-button control scheme.

Zeroptian Invasion

Cons:

  • No online leaderboards.
  • No checkpoints.
  • Don’t know what the powerups are/do until you see it.

Zeroptian Invasion

  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Sound - 6/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10
6.8/10

Summary

Zeroptian Invasion is a mix of games that all cumulate in a twist on classic retro games. It does do a good job all though you so feel like you have cheated on the originals, it’s a lot more watered down with power-ups and the way it plays.

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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