Killer Queen Black – First Look

Genre:  Action, Strategy
Platform:  PC, Switch, XBone (12/31)
Cost:  $19.99 on Steam
Other Details: XPlatform Multi-player; Co-op; Controller support

What kind of game is Killer Queen Black?

Killer Queen Black is an intense multiplayer action/strategy platformer for up to eight players. Hop on the snail, hoard berries, or wipe out the enemy’s queen to claim victory.

Killer Queen Black, a new take on the arcade eSport Killer Queen, has been rebuilt from the ground up and optimized for console. The gameplay is immediately recognizable and familiar, yet introduces exciting new mechanics and online play for the home audience.

  • Online Multiplayer
  • Local Wireless multiplayer (Nintendo Switch)
  • Three game modes: Quick Match, Ranked, and Custom
  • Four distinct weapons: Sword, Morning Star, Laser, and Stinger

(Taken from http://www.killerqueenblack.com/)

Game Play

This is a super, super fun game, but with very little lasting power. It’s very simple which, in my opinion, is its strength and weakness wrapped into one. Due to its simplistic game play, you can easily learn the controls which makes a great candidate for game nights with friends. Even your best bro’s girlfriend who never touches games can quickly pick up how to play.

Unfortunately, for me, it really does end there. While Rugjen and I were surprised that we played for two hours straight, neither of us have returned to it since launch. I did try out ranked and played for maybe an hour before calling it quits.

The negative aspect to the simplicity is there are only so many strategies one can employ and after awhile, it becomes quite repetitive.

Do You Recommend Killer Queen Black?

Absolutely. This is a great game to have in your arsenal for game nights. I would not let the simplistic nature of the game deter you. I can see me and Rugjen dusting it off every once in awhile and at $19.99 on Steam, you can’t really beat it.

Interested in seeing some game footage? Watch me, Overlord, play the tutorial for you and then continuing watching for some clips from our stream. Thanks for stopping by!

 

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