I don’t think I’ve ever played a game that manages to be so insanely addictive yet as frustratingly difficult as Enter the Gungeon. Despite countless deaths, frequent self-flagellation for stupid mistakes, and having only made it to level 4 a couple of times, I somehow keep coming back for more and more.
Enter the Gungeon is one of the latest in a new breed of rogue-likes. Like the games it draws inspiration from, titles such as Nuclear Throne and The Binding of Isaac, it’s a top-down bullet hell dungeon crawler rendered in cutesy pixel art. Four misfit heroes seeking personal absolution have travelled to a distant planet on a quest for the ultimate treasure: a gun that can kill the past. Held within the bowels of a grim fortress known as the Gungeon, those wishing to wield its power must first do battle with the scores of Gundead that guard it.
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