A fun, frantic arena shooter with enough challenge to warrant hours of rewarding playtime.
Devil Daggers is a nightmare that I keep coming back to. Itís demanding and frightening Ė an intensely difficult first-person arena shooter set in some forgotten circle of hell, where survival happens only a handful of seconds at a time and death is constantly looming over your shoulder. But itís also exhilarating, a frantic high-score chaser that buries hours of rewarding playtime deep within its punishing core for only the most determined players to claw out.

Devil Daggers grounds itself in the look and feel of old-school PC shooters of the Ď90s like DOOM and Quake, then strips the experience down into its purest elements and drops you in without explanation. There are no weapons to pick up, no armor, and besides collectible crystals that power up your dagger shots in tiers, there are no items whatsoever. There are no stats to increase and no levels to beat, either. Itís just you, the daggers that inexplicably fire from your outstretched fingers, and an endless legion of hellspawn battling it out in a dark arena for as long as your skill can carry you, which probably wonít be that long.

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