In this frantic 2D action game, you are part of the Mercenary Kings, the most skilled team of warriors-for-hire on Earth, but when your comrades have fallen and the fearsome forces of CLAW have seized an island-wide top secret Laboratory Base, you must do what it takes to stop them. But you're not going in unprepared!
Mercenary Kings was my favorite game from the Sony booth at E3 last year. This is a testament to both how great a first impression the game made and how unplayable some of the biggest PS4 titles were at the show. Still, its quality was something that was reinforced when the game entered Steam Early Access last year. Each mission brings the same catchy tunes that you can’t help but hum along to, the same bullet soaking enemies you’ll find pleasure in shooting over and over again, and the same tiring environments you’ll eventually get bored of. Both the visuals and gameplay immediately call back to the days of Metal Slug and Contra. That's also true of the platforming and dodging of enemies, at least to a certain extent. To be perfectly honest, though, a... Read Review