Risk of Rain is an action platformer with roguelike elements. With permanent death as a primary feature, players will have to play their best to get as far as possible. Fight on a mysterious planet with randomly spawning enemies and bosses, either alone or with 3 friends in online co-op. With over 100 items at your disposal, you will find the tools you need to find the teleporter back home. Discover a myriad of randomly chosen stages, from the desolate forest to the frozen tundra.
There are great games, and then there are games that always find a way to make you smile. Risk of Rain is both. Despite its simple premise and increasingly common genre, the indie game finds a way to stand out. Is it the visuals? The difficulty? The music? The tense feeling you get as you’re running from one side of the map to another as you’re chased by what seems like hundreds of enemies? Yes. It’s all of that. As a roguelike, Risk of Rain doesn’t go about changing the genre. The premise remains the same: randomly generated levels, you grow stronger and stronger as the game progresses, and your progress is lost when you die. So how does the game stand out? The key difference is that the better you do in the game, the more difficult things become.... Read Review