Bastion Gameplay Video

Posted by on Jan 4, 2012 in Commentary |

Okay, this one of those “I’m late to the party” posts but here it is anyway. Last week I managed to get my hands on Bastion, an action RPG by Supergiant Games. It turned out to be so much fun to play the said hands refused to let go until it was over.

Like most indie titles Bastion is a short game. It took me less than a day total to finish it. But don’t let the length stop you. It has so much depth that I think it deserves to be played through more than once. What I like about it is that it allows quite a bit of customization. You can choose which weapons to bring, tweak them accordingly (for example, do you want a shotgun with more range or a wider spread?) and even make the game tougher but also more rewarding.

The clip shows me playing it on New Game Plus, using the Dueling Pistols and Scrap Musket. “Who Knows Where” is the game’s equivalent of a non-randomly generated, gauntlet dungeon.

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