Since I’ve always been a big fan of classic arcade-style gaming there’s something about the simplicity meets challenge of Slayin 2 that really speaks to me. While on the surface it looks a bit casual perhaps, once you dig in and spend some time with it the challenge kicks in and if you’re like me you may well get hooked. Certainly unlocking the various classes, their respective weapons, and throwing in some upgrades makes for perhaps a bit too much grinding just to slowly discover which heroes and builds suit you but the variety really impressed me so I’ll take some of that frustration over being stuck with only a few overly similar heroes to work with any day. Your hero will work on 2 different planes, able to jump between them, trying to survive all manner of enemies who’ll attack both on the ground and in the air. Each class has their strengths and weaknesses depending on the situation, something even more true when tackling some of the game’s challenging bosses that some builds are just going to struggle with. That means to progress you’ll need to explore more than one build and continue to work to overcome what can get to be pretty intense action as you get further into the game. Far more deep and enjoyable than its somewhat simpler presentation may imply if you’re looking for some budget intense action Slayin 2 is surprisingly solid.
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