Sakeworld Review (PlayStation 5)

For this Sakeworld Review, where Something ain’t right in La Brea – punks everywhere who got no respect for anyone or anything. But the more I fight ‘em off, the weirder things get. Am I tripping, or is that dude some kind of rabbit man? Welcome to Sakeworld, a beat ‘em up where rappers fight punks and aliens to keep the streets safe. Play as Rappers Trippie Redd, Chief Keef, D Savage, Rucci, or Yung Bans to save Earth. Featuring the late Jack Phoenix’s hand-drawn art, intense fighting, a fire MP3 Player, and some funny $3it… Sakeworld’s like nothing you’ve ever played before!

Sakeworld Review Pros:

  • Decent hand-drawn graphics.
  • 670.4MB download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • Own in-game achievements.
  • Optional tutorial.
  • Side scroller beat ’em up gameplay.
  • Two game modes – boss rush, and new game/continue.
  • Five characters each with a unique ability and damage/charge rate stats – D Savage, Chief Keef, Trippie Redd, Rucci, and Young bans.
  • Three difficulties – Easy, normal, and hard.
  • 2.5D perspective.
  • Break items like crates and bins to get drops and food for health.
  • Fast-paced combat.
  • Comic book-style shout-outs for in-game conversations.
  • Power-ups vary from calling in a dog or a plague doctor to fire and Super punches.
  • Big boss encounters.
  • On the character select you get a brief description of each rapper.
  • The score is achieved by fighting and collecting items, your current rank is shown, and how close you are to the next one.
  • Local leaderboards for both modes and each difficulty.
  • Health bar system with food to replenish.
  • The art is crazy good and sets the theme.
  • Hip-hop themed from the atmosphere to the music and menus.
  • The weapon wheel allows you to quickly swap between them, drop them, and go back to just fists and kicks.
  • MP3 allows you to listen to brilliant soundtracks, sort/filter, and make up a favorite list.
  • Each stage has three objectives that earn stars and the time and score go to the rank.
  • Cops will drop health items for you.
  • Kiss females, that’s it.
  • Some truly whacky levels and enemies like aliens and stoners.
  • Bonus levels can be found for more cash and score.
  • Hitting enemies causes cash to fly out.
  • Game over will trigger a random mini-game that allows you to try and win back a continuation.

Sakeworld Review Cons:

  • Had the tutorial glitch out a few times and I died on the text pop-up screen.
  • Takes a bit of getting used to weapon management.
  • Dealing with a group of enemies can be tough at times.
  • Every level plays the same from the cops mid-way, the cars you need to blow up, to the boss at the end.
  • The music repeats far too often and any tracks without words are dull.
  • Very repetitive.
  • The trophies are stingy and take way too long with most of them being that you need to complete the game on all difficulties with all characters.
  • No replay value.
  • Last track of the story.
  • No real voice work.
  • Doesn’t have online leaderboards.
  • Spomgey boss fights.
  • Doesn’t really have much variety.
  • Having crates just spawn in front of you all the time kind of Ruins the fun.
  • It’s more about power-ups and guns rather than fighting.
  • Can be hard to make out who is an enemy and who is just a bystander.

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Developer: Sake 

Publisher: Sake 

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  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Sound - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Accessibility - 8/10
  • 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!