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  • Summary: The Battletoads are Back. Rash, Zitz and Pimple are returning at last to Morph Attack their way through an all-new action-packed adventure of choreographed chaos, and couch co-op may never be the same again. 1-3 players take control of the Battletoads and team up to storm through wild andThe Battletoads are Back. Rash, Zitz and Pimple are returning at last to Morph Attack their way through an all-new action-packed adventure of choreographed chaos, and couch co-op may never be the same again. 1-3 players take control of the Battletoads and team up to storm through wild and unpredictable stages with only one rule expect the unexpected. Teamwork makes the dream work in a drop-in, drop-out gameplay blast, filled with over-the-top combat that anyone can enjoy, but only a True 'Toad can master. With a unique hand-animated cartoon style and packed with memorable characters and locations, the Battletoads are back for a larger-than-life brawl across the universe that promises to be fun alone, and unforgettable together. Expand

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 23
  2. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. Aug 19, 2020
    100
    Dlala delivers a rollercoaster ride of chaos, adventure and challenge that lives up to the Battletoads name.
  2. Aug 19, 2020
    80
    Battletoads revives what was thought to be a long-dead franchise without missing a step. The game benefits from modernized game mechanics but maintains the overall gameplay feel of the original titles. If you have fond memories of the earlier titles, it’s a no brainer that this is a title worth playing. The game does rely on nostalgia, but this is one of the better reboots around. Battletoads succeeds at making a game look and feel modern while maintaining the essence of what made it good so many years ago. Battletoads does offer a variety of different modes in addition to primarily being a beat ’em up title. It’s a truly ridiculous game that doesn’t take itself too seriously, and it’s good to see that after such a long break the ‘Toads are still on top of their game.
  3. Sep 28, 2020
    80
    Battletoads is a stunning return for both the toads and Rare, a team that hasn't had much output recently. While it can become a little tedious to play alone, this is an excellent game to try with a small group of friends on a Friday night. Humour, variety of gameplay, and local co-op make this a great addition to anyone's library.
  4. Aug 19, 2020
    70
    Battletoads is pretty much uneven by intentional design, but it remains recommended as a worthy throwback to a seemingly forgotten series that still marches to the beat of its own drum.
  5. Sep 8, 2020
    66
    I suspect that fans of the original will find a good dose of nostalgia here that may well make it worth the price of admission. For everyone else… well, if you grew up in the 80’s and 90’s you might get a touch of nostalgia as well, unless you were more a Turtles fan like me, in which case this will simply continue making the Battletoads look like also-rans.
  6. Jan 5, 2021
    60
    With a new face and tone, Battletoads manages to reinvent itself a little bit. It produces a beat 'em up that makes all kinds of forays into other genres with a sense of humor. Just like the jokes in the story, that is not always successful. The Battletoads shine as animated stars, but the lack of co-op, the very simple gameplay, and the sometimes very stretched areas do not make them look that great as video game heroes.
  7. Edge Magazine
    Sep 10, 2020
    40
    Whatever its merits as a brawler, it's safe to say that in years to come no one will be ringing up game shops to preorder this one. [Issue#350, p.104]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 69
  2. Negative: 35 out of 69
  1. Aug 24, 2020
    10
    Ребята, это ведьмак от мира Beat'em Up'ов!

    Определенно, один из лучших битэмапов за последнее время. Разрабы дали нам то, что мы хотели, а
    Ребята, это ведьмак от мира Beat'em Up'ов!

    Определенно, один из лучших битэмапов за последнее время. Разрабы дали нам то, что мы хотели, а именно боевых жаб и даже больше! Тут есть все! Нет! Абсолютно все! Классная игровая механика, отзывчивое управление, сочная картинка, превосходный саундтрек, куча месилова, экшона и юмора! В игре даже присутствуют интересные мини игры, секретики и даже взрослое решение самых сложных вопросов посредством игры "КАМЕНЬ НОЖНИЦЫ БУМАГА"!

    12 боевых жаб из 10!

    Отдельно радует и вызывает улыбку на лице это то, что разрабы решили ударить с вертухи по олдфагам. Они дали олдфагам то, что они хотели: тех самых боевых жаб, от которых идет пот на кончиках пальцев, но так же решили их затроллить по максимуму: новый визуал, высмеивание олдов (отсидка в бункере 26 лет, речи про ретро игры) и Темную Королеву сделать другом.

    Это отличный пример того, как нужно делать продолжения старых добрых игр (разумеется после SoR4).
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  2. Aug 24, 2020
    10
    Bom jogo, bem divertido e dificil, legal para se jogar com os amigos, valeu a compra o combate é bem satisfatorio junto com a trilha sonora eBom jogo, bem divertido e dificil, legal para se jogar com os amigos, valeu a compra o combate é bem satisfatorio junto com a trilha sonora e a arte do jogo é bonita. Expand
  3. Aug 22, 2020
    10
    You Dyin' a lot?! It is Battletoads! not a plain and straight beat'm up?! It is Battletoads! Nice and smooth graphics with some modern contextYou Dyin' a lot?! It is Battletoads! not a plain and straight beat'm up?! It is Battletoads! Nice and smooth graphics with some modern context (Except for the Dark Queen, oh God how i miss the old one), tight and responsive controls, plenty of achievements, some humor (Yes, since Space Toads are a so sensitive and serious theme we can't accept some humor on it, right?!). The franchiseleft aside the gloomy and dark atmosphere from the past and now it is coloured and bright, another concept, both good. If you are a fan and you are not a nostalgic (Even if you did not played the previous instalments since you were not born that time) pain in the ♥♥♥, you will probably like this one and you will enjoyed with your kids and wife and family. Highly recommend for the franchise fans and newcomers, mainly if you are a Ricky and Morty fan(Ryan Ridley wrote this one here).

    PS: The soundtrack is KILLER ! ! ! ! !
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  4. Aug 22, 2020
    4
    TLDR - Toad-al not worth it

    I'm a fan of the originals, let's slay that bugbear first. That being said, the first level left me with a lot
    TLDR - Toad-al not worth it

    I'm a fan of the originals, let's slay that bugbear first. That being said, the first level left me with a lot of hope, I couldn't help but laugh at the second level. However this game is just not that good between weak story points, the characterisation of the the Toads and the Dark Queen and repetitive, boring gameplay; this game just doesn't hold water.

    *Story and characters*
    It's pretty obvious to me that this was written with the original battletoads in mind but the level of care is all wrong, also for my personal nitpicks, the joke are very hit and miss for me, either funny or eye rolling bad, also I'm not a fan of the art style but these are personal and aren't affecting the overall score.

    *Gameplay*
    At first this isn't too bad after you play it for about an hour though, the gameplay is boring, each toad has about 12 moves total, even though you can freely swap between them, it doesn't help and if you do play co-op you have to share control of the toads. The Turbo cycle controls to me felt a bit off, I have a feel that the hit boxes were off, not that it made the stage much harder. Enemies seem to be designed to be as annoying as possible, not hard, just annoying enough to break your combo and ruin the ability to get the last collectable which involves beating every fight with at least a A rank. Also for what gameplay is offered is too little for each stage, so they drag like crazy.

    *Sound*
    Pretty solid, music is great and the voice acting is compently done, its the writing that drags it down. Another personal nitpick, I didn't like the voice they gave to Zitz (Not the VA just the direction)

    Finally lets address the elephant in the room, the change of the Dark Queen, many will say that people are tanking this game over the art style, etc. The Dark Queen to me, is definetly a downgrade but certainly wouldn't be a reason that I'd give this game a low score. It's something I could have moved past but the game just isn't good, also DMCing orginal fan's wasn't a smart move, basically they rub the Dark Queens new look in nay-sayers faces except it comes across as a dig against everyone who enjoyed the orginal.
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  5. Aug 24, 2020
    2
    Игру делал канал Nickelodeon? Ужасная графика. Если бы не геймплей, поставил бы 0.
  6. Nov 10, 2020
    1
    Battletoads 2020 it is peace of ****
    mobile-tier minigames it is not what gamers waited for (I broke left stick of my gamepad when tried to
    Battletoads 2020 it is peace of ****
    mobile-tier minigames it is not what gamers waited for (I broke left stick of my gamepad when tried to finish one of them).
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  7. Aug 24, 2020
    0
    Só digo que nao vale a pena, muita gente reclamando do jogo que não traz nada.

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