Fantasy games don’t always have to be all that serious, as Vennril‘s top-down shooter Super Treasure Arena shows.
There are many indie titles on Steam that also have an arena arcade vibe attached to them, but this title brings back the unadulterated fun without the blood and carnage some other games often showcase, as it focuses on collecting lots of coins. With so many enemies on screen, the fun is quadrupled when playing against other players. Choosing between four different characters (warrior, mage, rogue, mystic, and ninja) with their own special abilities (force barrier, fire storm, lightning arrow, blizzard, and fiery avenger) adds further strategy to a rather chaotic run for the money.
Maybe there’s a story in there somewhere, but it doesn’t really matter if the hop-in-and-have-fun attitude works for all kinds of players who like their games fast and furious with some catchy tunes and pixel art that’s easy on the eyes. It might not reinvent the genre, but having objective-based maps add more variety and longevity, while local split-screen multiplayer is probably the best way to experience it. It’s about time some more games like this one gets the review treatment…
The game is now available on Steam only with a 20% discount that only lasts until today, so be quick and grab it while you can!
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