26th April 2016, 07:11 PM
Severed starts as a fun take on touch combat, but ends as a tiring journey that neglects its cooler features.
Twisted and bright, Severedís world is strange, beautiful, and largely remains a mystery by the end. This first-person touch-screen action game isnít really big on its story, which would be fine if it its combat didnít lose its appeal halfway through the six-hour campaign. I wanted to enjoy Sashaís adventure through this bizarre world, but itís an unfortunately shallow journey.
Sasha finds herself in some other world after her family is murdered and is tasked by a toothy monster to find their corpses before theyíre eaten. There isnít much more to it than her going out and finding her family in order to return to her own world, but its simplicity is fine as the focus is more on Sasha coping with their death.
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