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  • Summary: From indie Chilean developer ACE Team comes a new side-scrolling action adventure game featuring a complex fighting engine in procedurally generated levels that destines its three warriors to battle a different abyss each time!
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  2. Negative: 2 out of 7
  1. Oct 21, 2014
    70
    Though the legitimacy of the AI's intelligence is questionable, the level navigation and difficulty options make it as challenging as you want it to be.
  2. Sep 14, 2014
    70
    The combat system is far more nuanced than you would usually expect in a platformer. [Issue#253, p.72]
  3. 70
    Thanks to intelligent combat, a lovely aesthetic and some great concepts, this imperfect dungeon-brawler stands out from the crowd.
  4. Sep 18, 2014
    70
    A jack-of-all-trades, master of none. [Issue#115, p.82]
  5. Jul 24, 2014
    67
    On the 360, Abyss Odyssey is pretty much identical to the PC version - I detected no differences in the controls. Performance wise, certain environments cause framerate hitches when running through them, but nothing too bad.
  6. Aug 13, 2014
    40
    For the same price there are much more enjoyable games to be had, and this one is best left in the abyss.
  7. Sep 10, 2014
    40
    The core game certainly shows promise in its distinctive style and its solid procedural generation engine, and players partial to fighting games may gel with the combat more than I did. However, the difficulty spikes make the campaign more frustrating than rewarding, and the shoddy optimization on Xbox 360 nearly drives it into "unplayable" territory.
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