Soldner-X 2: Final Prototype Definitive Edition (PlayStation 4)
A side-scrolling shooter sensation returns, bigger and bolder than ever before! Blending traditional arcade gameplay with scorching HD visuals and rocking audio presentation, Söldner-X 2: Definitive Edition is laser-focused on bringing everything the genre is known for into the current generation.
- Decent graphics.
- 2.30GB download size.
- Platinum trophy.
- Two difficulties-beginner or normal.
- High scores–auto upload or no upload.
- Shmup gameplay.
- Awards-shows any unlocked weapons, specials and shows best level scores and full stats.
- Gallery-unlock new art and concept art.
- Online and offline leaderboards with filters.
- 10 stages-one unlocked initially then you unlock with progress.
- 3 ships- two then unlock a third.
- Two players local co-op.
- Play rank-bar shows on the Hud. As you play the difficulty can adjust making it harder or easier depending on your performance. It’s on a rank system G (worst) and S (highest).
- Can swap between weapons with a button press.
- Collect power-ups for weapons and score multipliers.
- Combo counter.
- On-screen points pop up.
- Collect 3 of the same weapon extras to create a powerful limit attack.
- Chaser-Ai mini ships that will group up with you and attack as you do, you can have a max of 4.
- End of level breakdown and score.
- Proper arcade experience.
- Big boss battles at the level end.
- Berserker mode- when health gets low you go into Berserker mode where you take less damage.
- Keys to collect in a level to unlock more weapon drops.
- Each playthrough will be different thanks to the weapon variety and random drops.
- Tutorials are a separate thing where you have to press a button to get the pop-up, oh and it’s timed so you can miss them.
- Takes a while to get used to how the guns and combo work.
- Hard to see enemies sometimes as they come in to play from obscure angles.
- Outside of score chasing, it has little replay value.
- No online Co-op.
- Graphics - 8/108/10
- Sound - 8/108/10
- Accessibility - 8/108/10
- Length - 8/108/10
- Fun Factor - 8/108/10