Rogue Legacy is a genealogical rogue-"LITE" where anyone can be a hero. Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have tourettes-- they could even be a dwarf. That's OK, because no one is perfect, and you don't have to be perfect to win this game. But you do have to be pretty darn good because this game is HARD. Fortunately, every time you die all the gold you've collected can be used to upgrade you manor, giving your next child a step up in life and another chance at vanquishing evil.
The roguelike genre, which tests players' patience with intense difficulty and dungeon exploration, is now being turned on its head. Cellar Door Games innovated the genre by fusing it with an action platformer. The end result is something incredibly addicting that will have you both invested and cursing at its mere existence. Welcome to Rogue Legacy. At first glance, you might mistake Rogue Legacy for a Castlevania clone. In fact, those two share a lot of similarities. It features 2D exploration with similar map layouts, where you're fighting various monsters and undead beasts with your weapon and magical skill. It's platforming bliss, as you jump, dodge and fight your way through multiple floors. It's when you dig deeper into the game, though, that you start to... Read Review