Beat ’em ups have been around for decades, but the latest take on the genre brings something a little different. Not only do we get the chance to take on the Romans at their own game, but Wulverblade promises to teach us a thing or two in the process. The best thing about it? Well, not only is it very good, but it’s now available on Xbox One!
Available right now for £11.99, Wulverblade has appeared on Xbox One to now allow all gamers the chance to battle it out with Roman waves. After arriving on PC and PS4 a day earlier, if you’re looking for a modern day beat ’em up which stays true to the genre but still brings enough draw to keep us occupied, then this is it.
Inspired by the likes of Golden Axe, you’ll be tasked with either going it alone – or teaming up with a local co-op friend – as you show the Ninth Legion exactly what you’re made of. Hacking, slashing, beating and decapitating is all par for the course in a game that delivers an utterly stunning visual style, an equally good musical soundtrack and plenty of replayability thanks to some cleverly hidden secrets.
But Wulverblade isn’t just about taking heads off and hidden amongst the brilliant story are educational points that ooze quality. Our full review will tell you more about the game, but whether you’re a beat ’em up gamer looking for a new fix, an historian looking to learn or just your every day casual player looking for a good time, then Wulverblade delivers.
Help Britannia defeat the Romans in Wulverblade – a hardcore side-scrolling beat ’em up inspired by classics such as Golden Axe, Sengoku, and Knights of the Round! Experience a historically accurate storyline across eight campaign levels – or test your skills in the game’s deadly arenas. Go it alone or team up with a friend in local two-player co-op. It’s time to show the Ninth Legion what you’re made of! • Experience a historically accurate storyline spanning eight varied levels. • Master retro-inspired combat, including modern enhancements. • Team up with a friend – arcade-style– in two-player local co-op. • Take in the rich, fully illustrated 2D scenery. • Test your skills in a variety of challenging combat arenas.