The Knight Witch Review (Xbox Series S)

For our The Knight Witch Review, We play this Metroidvania adventure game with fast-paced, shoot ”em-up combat set in a beautifully hand-drawn world. Cast devastating card-based spells, forge close bonds, and make moral choices all in your quest to save your home and discover who’s behind the War Golem invasion.

The Knight Witch Review Pros:

  • Beautiful hand-drawn graphics.
  • 3.8GB download size.
  • 1000 Gamerscore.
  • 3 save slots.
  • Metroidvania gameplay.
  • Twin stick shooter.
  • Spell cards can be obtained and equipped.
  • Mana is earned from killing enemies and is needed to cast your card abilities.
  • Training Palace lets you practice.
  • Beacons act like a save point, edit your spellcheck and do the training palace.
  • The map fills in as you explore.
  • Cheats – put in codes to get them.
  • Fast loading times.
  • Big boss encounters.
  • Lush background art locations.
  • A gust of wind is a button you press to show you where to go next.
  • Shooting has manual use of the right stick and an auto-aim just hold down the button.
  • Multiple choice encounters.
  • Customize your character with the spell deck and play style choices.
  • Has a loot system, not as deep as other games but it works.
  • Armour can be found and equipped.
  • Health drops.
  • Uses the heart system which you can extend.
  • Clever enemy types and booby traps.

The Knight Witch Review Cons:

  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • The menus are way too sensitive with the controller stick.
  • Difficult.
  • Doesn’t offer difficulty options.
  • Takes a lot of getting used to.
  • Sometimes the background is so detailed and bright that it makes it hard to know what is on screen with you.
  • The opening boss fight is tough.
  • Difficulty spikes are littered throughout the game.

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The Knight Witch:

Official website. 

Developer: Super Awesome Hyper-Dimensional Mega Team

Publisher: Team 17 

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  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 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!