GOG release: “Underhero”

Paper Castle Games‘s 2D side-scroller RPG adventure Underhero presents GOG customers with a fresh challenge of taking on turn-based battles without turns.

Underhero has a bonkers premise: dispensing of the story of a hero saving the world, it takes place in a world where the chosen one has failed and an underling of the evil Mr. Stitches takes his place. However, as a little Masked Kid and with the help of Elizabeth IV, it’s still time to defeat the villain again.

If this twist on the RPG formula is already weird enough, then the gameplay complements it with the way combat works: Despite stopping each time one encounters an enemy, one has to react in real time, so evading as well as attacking and parrying have to be done at the right moment, resulting in timing-based combat in which it’s essential to hit the enemy according to the rhythm of the battle music. It’s even possible to talk to enemies during fights who can reveal some secrets if one does it right, like bribing them to escape a battle. Being an RPG, one can obviously level up, and in this case it’s either HP, attack, and stamina, which has an impact on further character development. In addition to battling, there’s also some platforming and puzzling to be done, plus mini-games. Presented in a wonderful cartoon art style and accompanied by some catchy music, it’s another great addition to the GOG library.

Underhero was originally released in September 2018, but it’s now available DRM-free with a 30% launch discount that will last until August 12th, 1pm UTC.

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Being an avid gamer, cinemaniac, and bookworm in addition to other things the internet and new media present, I'm also very much into DIY music, rock and pop in particular. Writing short or longer pieces about anything that interests me has always made me happy. As both an editor for German website "Adventure-Treff" and UK website "Future Sack", I like to write reviews and news about recent developments in the movies, games and book industry.
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