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Ultimagus Review

Ultimagus has the look, feel and sound of an old arcade game you’d play as a kid in the early 80s for 25cents. And I am sure that back then it would have hit the spot in terms of difficulty and challenge. Being a 2D, pixel hack and slash shooter (I do not really see it as tower defense honestly), it does well in evoking the shooter arcade games of the time.

However, it’s 2017 and I was expecting more. I enjoy difficult and complicated games, I’ve sunken countless hours in Dwarf Fortress, I rarely start a game on anything below hard difficulty, and will keep trying until I can master the product! But the basic need to be fun! And I struggled to find the fun in Ultimagus.

You start off on a plain looking plain, with only one spell at your disposal, Fireball...