Balatro (Demo) – Let’s Play

Hello friends. This is a Let’s Play video of “Balatro” demo version. The poker roguelike. Balatro is a hypnotically satisfying deckbuilder where you play illegal poker hands, discover game-changing jokers, and trigger adrenaline-pumping, outrageous combos.

“Balatro” is a captivating and immersive poker-inspired roguelike deckbuilder that takes players on a journey through a world of strategy and chance. In this game, players combine valid poker hands with unique Joker cards to create diverse synergies and builds, aiming to conquer challenging blinds and uncover hidden bonuses. With over 150 Jokers, each boasting unique abilities, and 15 distinct decks to choose from, the game offers an endless array of strategic possibilities. Players can further enhance their gameplay with 22 Tarot card variants, 11 Planet cards, and 32 Voucher cards, adding depth and variety to each run. The game’s psychedelic world is complemented by a synthwave soundtrack, providing a relaxing yet stimulating backdrop. With its detailed pixel art and CRT fuzz visuals, “Balatro” promises an engaging, replayable experience filled with discovery and excitement.

Developer: LocalThunk
Publisher: Playstack
Genre: Strategy, Roguelike, Deckbuilder, Card Game, Casual, Pixel Graphics, Indie
Release Date: 20 Feb, 2024
Reviewed on: PC/Windows
Available on: PC/Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S
Link: Steam
Review copy was demo.

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