Sherwood Extreme Review (Steam)
Our Sherwood Extreme Review shows how you race to the finish through beautiful low-poly environments. Zip, swing, and soar through the air. Use slow-motion shooting to rack up combos with all the 360 no-scopes and parkour action medieval times were known for.
Sherwood Extreme Review Pros:
- Brilliant low poly graphics.
- 799.36MB Download size.
- Controller support.
- Free to play.
- Graphics-visuals and resolution both using the settings style-low medium and max.
- Score chaser gameplay.
- Opening tutorial level.
- Stars-earn 1-3 based on your score.
- Online leaderboards.
- Horde mode.
- Jump and shoot to trigger slow down.
- Levels are designed to be repeated often but enemies’ actions and abilities will change as will gun/ammo types and levels can add or subtract obstacles.
- Goal- get to the treasure chest at the end of the level.
- Score and time are used for overall score and rank.
- End of run breakdown-score, rank, points, health, time, and any bonuses like kill all enemies or take no hits.
- Text pop up for explosions and headshots.
- Slow down time recharges.
- Chickens-hidden Collectibles.
- Daily login bonus.
- Two currencies-one premium (real money) and in-game cash.
- Weapons-bow and shield with each one giving a passive buff or ability.
- Shop-has daily deals and the place for cosmetic items like skins, hats, capes, and flair.
- Simple controls.
- Quests-they continually gets regenerated and give either currency or kingdom pass exp. Quests are a level with a unique set of rules.
- Kingdom pass-battle pass style system with tiers, earn exp from playing and doing quests to unlock items/rewards. There is a free and paid-for set of rewards.
- Online co-op support.
- Hub- can run around and do the shops stiff or pick a level.
- Combo counter.
- Gets addictive.
- Nice change of pace.
Sherwood Extreme Cons:
- No Steam achievements.
- Controller support doesn’t extend to any of the menus and still requires a mouse.
- Level length varies with a couple being very long-winded.
- Can be hard to see enemies.
- Only a handful of levels.
- Very repetitive.
- Earning Kingdom pass exp is slow mostly due to the small number of quests that reward it.
- Hit detection can be a bit off.
- Hard to judge shots.
Got the itch to be a more dastardly Robin Hood in Sherwood? well check out our Hood: Outlaws And Legends Review (PlayStation 5)
Developer: CAGE studios
Publisher: CAGE studios
- Graphics - 7/107/10
- Sound - 7/107/10
- Accessibility - 8/108/10
- Length - 7/107/10
- Fun Factor - 7/107/10
Do you remember or ever heard of The Club? It was a shooter from SEGA whereby you would run through a level and kill enemies to rack up combos and score, you could destroy environmental hazards to help boost your score. Why am o saying this? Well, Sherwood Extreme is a hot take on that premise, going for a more low poly graphic style and chucking in a Max Payne slowdown shooting mechanic, Sherwood Extreme is a highly addictive and repayable game. You get a rolling set of random events so you always have a fresh goal for a level, talking of levels they are all wildly different from snow to forests to lava but there aren’t many of them. Missions combat this but so do random modifiers that the missions add so enemies may be more aggressive or act weird like jumping all the time or they could all have rocket launchers! Sherwood Extreme really is a lot of fun and I played it for a solid week but the lack of level variation and dodgy hit detection killed my desire to keep coming back, basically Sherwood Extreme is a good chill out game for every now and then sessions rather than a true obsession.