Want a side scrolling hack and slash auto run game? Then we have an adventure for you! The devs. over at Adventure Moffee, have developed a fast paced gem with this one and we encourage everyone to check it out!
. When you think of auto run games you might think about games such as Temple Run or Subway Surfers (both great games in their own respects), however Colossus Escape (CE) combines those similar elements and adds a sword as well as lumbering foe’s that head straight toward you. Well, what do you do with the sword? Slash the onslaught, and stay focused enough to jump over obstacles so you don’t lose life, or get eaten by the Colossus, who is hot (see what we did there?) on your tail.(The Colossus is made out of lava) CE also contains swipe strategy to create a deeper dimension to the game. When crossing various checkpoints in the game you are given instructions such as swipe quickly this way, or tap repeatedly here (There are various mini games that really “spice” up the action). In doing so, you will defeat the mini monster or boss and proceed to the next level. Things such as shields, and power-ups can be looted in mid run and placed on an alter in front of you acting like a spell system, this makes your journey much easier.
Now there are things about the game that will make some players annoyed, such as the advertisements that pop up right after the title screen, or right after you die, don’t take that to mean they interfere with gameplay (mid run) at all because they don’t! They just interrupt a smooth process otherwise. However the devs. at CE were smart and do what I think the gaming community should do and offer an ad. free version of the game for $1.99 (Hooray!!!!! this makes us all happy) Another thing that might bother some is the initial tutorial didn’t explain much. I was caught off guard for a bit when the directions for the mini boss appeared for the first time, add to that you only have five opportunities and then you have to start over from scratch, didn’t seem appealing at all. But all was eventually forgiven once I started to get the hang of things.
Overall: ***Smart Play***
Download and try out this game! You will certainly be happy that you did. This game has beautiful 2D graphics, with great controls, and a fair amount of depth. Tac on the extra maps and characters that will be added soon as well as the leader-boards and you have a game that you will want to keep playing for a while.