Gorgon Shield (Demo) – Let’s Play

Hello friends. This is a Let’s Play video of “Gorgon Shield” demo version. Gather your party of expendable heroes. Climb a vast tower atop a shiny shield. Who will fight? Who will heal? Who will laze around and take all the treasure? The choices will be yours alone, but only those who work together will be powerful enough to face Medusa at the top of the GORGON SHIELD.

“Gorgon Shield,” a trailblazing creation by Oliver Joyce of the renowned Swords and Sandals series, invites you into a whimsical yet treacherous realm. Envision a journey where you marshal a team of disposable heroes, each with their distinct role in a quest to topple the formidable gorgon, Medusa. Set in a universe reminiscent of classic arcade RPGs like Gauntlet 2 and Golden Axe, this game rejuvenates nostalgic charm with a modern twist. It features a unique amalgamation of gameplay styles: a vertical roguelike, top-down action RPG, side-scroller, and survival game all rolled into one. Players navigate a vast tower, combating relentless waves of monsters, evading traps, and conquering intricate mazes while managing their party’s dynamics. The game’s distinctive mechanics entail managing a party atop a giant, moving shield, each hero’s death fueling the advancement of successors. With a selection of over nine playable heroes and multiple game modes that demand mastery, “Gorgon Shield” is a test of strategy, adaptability, and teamwork. Its simple yet challenging gameplay ensures a thrilling experience for both newcomers and seasoned gamers.

Developer: Whiskeybarrel Studios
Publisher: 2 Left Thumbs
Genre: Strategy, Roguelike, Puzzle, Retro, Casual, Indie
Release Date: Q2 2024
Reviewed on: PC/Windows
Available on: PC/Windows
Link: Steam
Review copy was demo.

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