TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it's a local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but hard to master and combat is fierce. Loot treasure chests for game-changing power-ups, master the art of catching arrows out of the air, or descend on your foes and stomp them into submission.
Fifteen dollars isn’t a lot for a game, but when the original Towerfall came to the Ouya, I cringed at its price tag. Sure, it was the best release on the platform, but it felt like a lot for a simplistic party game, especially on a $100 console. Admittedly, the game justified its cost with a surprising amount of depth, but I still feel a lot better about recommending Towerfall Ascension, the new PS4 and PC version of the game, thanks to its new single-player and co-op content. What you get with Ascension is the same core gameplay as the original Ouya release, but with a bunch of new content added in. The four-player competitive mode pits four archers against each other in a 2D arena that loops around on itself like the original Pac-Man. Each archer has three arrows, which... Read Review