Est. April 2016. III Version 2.0. III
OVERRIDE: MECH CITY BRAWL
Smash up the town.
HANDS ON PREVIEW (CLOSED BETA)
By JAY TEE
There’s a gleeful silliness to Override: Mech City Brawl that lends it a certain charm, often lacking in games that perhaps take themselves too seriously. The relentlessly cheerful soundtrack and exaggerated character designs create an aesthetic that is bright and likeable. From the moment you start demolishing a cityscape with a giant robot that looks a Power Ranger Megazord, you know you’re in for a treat.
In many ways, Override feels like a game out of time, ripped straight from the GameCube era of classic couch gaming. Developer ‘The Balance Inc.’ have smartly included a local four player split screen option, alongside modern tropes like online matchmaking and a robust party system. And even though the destruction tech is impressive, Override understands what it’s trying to be.
Bottom line: this is a game about big robots smacking each other until someone blows up. And we’re absolutely fine with that.
THE BASICS -
DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT -
Back of the Box -
Get Schooled -
Inside Scoop -
You can destroy buildings by walking into them. This is very satisfying.
More of this please EVERY OTHER GAME DEVELOPER.
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FROSTBITE MECHS -
SLAVE TO THE RHYTHM -
PRO TIP -
MIXED BAG -
TENTACLE FUN -
FUN FACT -
NOOB COMBO -
BEAT THE BULLIES -
GANG BEASTS -
Override: Mech City Brawl is a fun, self aware good time. The core concept has been proven, and with some simple tweaks to balance, this could be a winner.
*Closed beta access provided by Modus Games*
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