Action-platformers are by no means a rare sight in gaming, but Tyler: Model 005 looks to offer something different as it takes us back to the 1950s and lets us loose as a robot.

Tyler is a miniature robot who’s been powered down for many years, until one day an uncontrollable thunderstorm sparks him back to life. He must figure out where his creator is and what has happened to his home during the time that’s passed. In the way though are rats, spiders and a multitude of other obstacles to overcome and puzzles to solve in this 3D platformer. Light is the source of his power, so should Tyler become overwhelmed by too much darkness, he’ll power down again.

As such a tiny robot, many everyday items are huge in comparison, with things like chairs and stairs impeding progress. To deal with the enemies, Tyler can handle a variety of weapons, such as boxing gloves, a bolt-blade and cherry bombs. Upgrades are earnable too, providing a little added help for the journey ahead, whilst a wide assortment of outfits can be worn by our little robot.

You’ll be able to locate Tyler: Model 005 on the Xbox Store for Xbox One as of right now, where it’s priced at £7.99. Are you going to give a helping hand to Tyler and keep him illuminated on the mission to find his creator? Let us know by getting in touch via all of the usual means!

Game Description:

Tyler: Model 005 is a 3D action-platformer and exploration game set in the 1950s where you customize and control a spunky miniature robot named Tyler. Many years after powering down, Tyler is accidentally powered on during the height of a thunderstorm. Now you must discover why your creator is missing and what has happened to your home, which is overrun with rats, spiders and more. Because you are a minuscule robot, normal items take on a completely new dimension in Tyler’s world: for example, chairs, stairs and bookshelves are giant obstacles. It’s your job to navigate through your surroundings and find out as much as you can, collecting objects and solving puzzles along the way. Wear a huge assortment of diverse outfits, from medieval helmets to pixelated eyeglasses, and battle varied enemies with your trusty bolt-blade, boxing gloves, cherry bombs and more! Discover all that Tyler is capable of as his adventures begin in Tyler: Model 005!

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