Undergrave Review (Xbox Series S)

For this Undergrave Review, where we play a tactical roguelike in which moving, jumping, managing your stamina, dashing, and strategically is vital for success. Welcome to the Void Realm, a place where danger lurks around every corner. From the creators of Red Ronin comes a new challenge that will test your strategic skills and tactical prowess. Undergrave is a thrilling roguelike adventure that promises a new experience with every try.

Undergrave Review Pros:

  • Nice pixel art graphics.
  • 415.9MB download size.
  • 1000 Gamerscore.
  • Roguelike gameplay.
  • 2.5D landscape.
  • Plays out like a puzzle game, the enemies move after you move on a gridded game world.
  • Combat is where you and an enemy are next to each other and you push into them. It’s an auto attack.
  • The goal is to clear the current level and get to the exit.
  • You have a progress bar at the top.
  • Simple controls.
  • On-screen button icons.
  • Two control styles – methodical (one button for attack and one for skills) and action (one button for both combat and skills).
  • All actions and skills use AP (action points) to determine how and what you can do.
  • Slick animations.
  • The world randomizes every run.
  • Once you learn and earn new abilities the game flows a lot better but it does take a while.
  • During a run, you will encounter a place where you can choose 1 of 3 rewards/upgrades.
  • Bite-sized levels.
  • You can play with a stick and the D-pad.
  • turns into a puzzle game that gives a daily brain workout.

Undergrave Review Cons:

  • No tutorials.
  • Doesn’t have much music.
  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • Takes a while to get going.
  • It always feels stacked against you as 9 out of 10 times the enemy will hit first.
  • When you die it just boots you back to the start of a new run.
  • No leaderboards or anything.

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Official website.

Developer: Wired Dreams Studio

Publisher: QUByte Interactive

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

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!