Sheepo Review (PlayStation 5)

For our Sheepo Review, we explore a strange planet, collect the creatures you find, and then shape-shift into them to expand your world. Build your own path, chat with the locals, and discover the planets sprawling secrets in this quirky Metroidvania platformer.

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Sheepo Review Pros:

  • Beautiful graphics.
  • 286.3MB download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • Metroidvania platformer gameplay.
  • Speed run mode – on/off.
  • Game settings – screen shake, text effects, and photosensitivity mode all on/off.
  • 3 save slots.
  • 3 difficulties – Easy, normal and hard.
  • Opening tutorial section for the controls then you get pop-ups as you play.
  • Save points located in the levels.
  • The Shape-shifter pack allows you to turn into creatures you encounter.
  • Solid fast-paced jumping controls.
  • Very accessible and quick to learn.
  • Launcher panels – interact with them to aim how it fire you up in that direction.
  • The map fills in as you play.
  • Overall progress bar can be viewed in the pause menu along with a game timer.
  • Puzzle elements.
  • Shapeshifter – you collect the egg of the creature and then when you encounter one you Shapeshifter into them for a short period before changing back.
  • Boss encounters.
  • Can fast forward the many text conversations.
  • Excellent level design.
  • Feathers act like currency and are used in the shops to unlock new menus and upgrades like showing rooms with save points etc.
  • Beautiful world and I love how the leaves etc move as you pass through them.
  • Optional hidden little objectives.
  • Play how you want.
  • Retrace your steps with new abilities to open up more of the world.

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Sheepo Review Cons:

  • No controller settings.
  • Doesn’t always tell you the controls and has no controller layout option.
  • Bad checkpointing.
  • Can get a bit reflex-heavy.
  • Takes a long time to get going.

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Developer: Kyle Thompson

Publisher: Kyle Thompson

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 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!

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