Sometimes you just want to kick back for a little relax, doing away with the fast-paced Triple-A scene with something a little calmer. That’s where ReactorX comes in, as it launches on Xbox One.
Priced at a meagre £4.19 and available to grab from the Xbox Store for Xbox One right now, ReactorX is the latest ported title to come about via those at Xitilon, following on from the recently released The Explorer of Night. This time though, it’s all about the test of the mind as ReactorX places you in front of a spaceship that has been hit by a meteor.
From there it is left to you to work through the sci-fi setting, moving boxes on a specified energy grid in order to initiate some kind of repair. It’s a simple idea that is easy to play – at least initially – as you attempt to power up this broken shell of a ship.
As you would expect, a variety of obstacles are in place to provide a little test, and colour plays a huge role in any form of success; mixing up coloured reactors and exposing them to specific rays is all par for the course. Drop in a little narrative, played out via cutscenes, and you’ve got the basics of a well worked puzzler.
We’ve got a full review of ReactorX on Xbox One in the works and our thoughts should be dropping soon, but in the meantime if you wish to give this a little shot and reckon something different from the norm is for you, get over to the Xbox Store and grab a purchase.
This is a relaxing game about moving boxes on energy grids in a sci-fi setting, in order to repair the space ship which was hit by a meteor. Features: – Easy to play, exactly what you need to rest from the dynamics of big games; – Level-design with no dead ends, so you don’t have to restart any level except if you really want to start anew; – Short animated cutscenes with story elements. Engine rooms include such elements as: 1. Power grid: it receives the power from the reactors. Each reactor has a distinct shape of routing the energy it contains. Objective of each level is to have every power grid cell filled with energy. 2. Coloring rays: they change the color of the reactor which it touches. Game starts with only red-colored reactors, then proceeds to include yellow-colored, blue-colored and non-colored, which must be first exposed to the coloring rays. Upon going into the coloring ray, player can lose the level. 3. Various obstacles that block the way.