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Riverbond

A role-playing hack-and-slash game by Cococucumber (the creators of Planet of the Eyes). In Riverbond, you play as a group of heroes journeying through dangerous lands in search for adventures and loot.

RPG | fantasy | hack'and'slash | Isometric view | for 2 people | indie games | co-op | action RPG | splitscreen

Riverbond cover

developer: Cococucumber

publisher: Cococucumber

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: common screen, players: 1-4

game release date:

09Jun2019

PC XONE PS4

2020

Switch

Riverbond is another production from the independent Cococucumber studio, known for its 2015 Planet of the Eyes platformer. This time it is a fun hack-and-slash for PC, PS4 and XONE platforms.

Mechanics

The title is a kind of Bastion combined with Castle Crashers and The Legend of Zelda. Players take on the role of warriors who travel through a variety of fantastic locations, including the beyond, a level inspired by the Pac-Man series and the famous Q*bert.

Our main goal is to explore and fight the enemies we meet. The game is not too complicated, because developers tried to capture the spirit of older games. The combat system does not require players to use advanced tactics or to learn complex combos by heart. What counts instead is fast action and demolition of the environment. Locations built of voxelas can be destroyed. Admittedly, we cannot disperse everything into dust, but nothing stands in the way of, for example, shattering the rocks blocking the further road or slowing down a few columns.

During the clashes the heroes use a variety of weapons. They can, for example, shoot with guns, waving the sword, or use exploding barrels on certain levels and throw them at enemies.

Game modes

The game has an arcade character and is focused primarily on good fun with friends. In this respect Riverbond The PC, PS4 and XONE version offers a local co-op mode for up to 4 people.

Technical issues

Riverbond was created using Unity technology. This motor drives a number of other productions, including Endless Space 2 and SUPERHOT. The game uses a simple graphical style - on the screen we observe angular characters moving through colorful locations shown in isometric projection. Developers, however, took care of more advanced effects accompanying mainly the explosions, but above all to maintain a light, humorous climate.

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Age Rating

age requirements: everyone

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Intel Dual Core 3.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 2 GB GeForce GTX 950 or better, 650 MB HDD, Windows 10
Minimum: Intel Dual Core 2.0 GHz, 2 GB RAM, graphic card 1 GB GeForce GTX 650 or better, 650 MB HDD, Windows 10

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