publisher: Iceberg Interactive
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet / common screen, players: 1-4
Headsnatchers is a dynamic arcade game that focuses on multiplayer. The game has been released by Iceberg Interactive company, and the game itself is the work of the independent IguanaBee studio.
Headsnatchers lets us participate in an unusual competition, in which we take heads of the opposing team in a rather literal fashion and try to score with them. The winning team or player is determined with the highest score, although players who lost their head and won’t retrieve it before someone scores with it automatically lose the game.
Matches can take place on one of the twenty-five maps, with the action presented by the camera located behind players’ characters. Each area offers different arsenal, consisting not only of traps and melee weapons, but also special powers (like summoning the mighty Kraken to our side) and rules of the game. One map offers a variation of a soccer match, others feature basketball-like competition, or use schemes known from bowling and ice hockey.
As heads are always at the center of attention, developers provided players with more than a hundred types of them. And if none of them is to players’ liking, they can create their own using a complex editor.
Headsnatchers offers four game modes, and even though it focuses on multiplayer for up to four players (both through Internet or split-screen), lone players can try a special Zombie mode.
Headsnatcher’s three-dimensional graphics use simple and good-looking style filled with colors. It should be noted that every stage can be destroyed to some extent.
PC / Windows
Recommended: Intel Core i7, 12 GB RAM, graphic card 4 GB GeForce GTX 960 or better, 7 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10
Minimum: Intel Core i5 2.7 GHz, 8 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 560 Ti or better, 7 GB HDD, Windows 7/8/10