There has been a bit of a thing within the indie scene as of late for uber-hard retro-stylised games. Most tend to be roguelikes, 2D platformers or top-down shooters – the likes of Butcher, Hotline Miami, Enter the Gungeon and Salt and Sanctuary, etc.
With the neon-drenched DESYNC, The Foregone Syndicate have instead opted, somewhat refreshingly, for a good old-fashioned twitch FPS. But, while clearly being a throwback to genre classics such as Doom, Quake and Unreal Tournament, the focus on combos and stunt kills means it actually owes a lot more to 2011’s Bulletstorm.
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