When you’re looking for a way to try to add some spice to a tried and true style of play in a game it doesn’t hurt to use theming that skewers an institution people generally understand. In the case of The Company Man the target is the corporate world, and in it you’ll be challenged to move up from the bottom rung of your company and literally fight your way to the top. With your trusty keyboard in hand you’ll need to knock out a wide variety of co-workers, put your dodging skills to the test, and face off in boss battles that will test your mettle. There’s good and bad here, but the one thing that consistently makes this an entertaining experience is its weirdo portrayal of the cubicle life which helps to compensate for what’s pretty generic platforming and action that isn’t helped by controls that could feel a bit tighter. Still, if you’re looking for something a little different, or have dreamed of climbing the ladder one defeated co-worker at a time, it may have some appeal.
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