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Crypt of the Necrodancer (Early Access) Review | Power Up Gaming
Someone needs to get it out of my head. No, really, I cannot forget the beats this game has carved into my now partially undead skull (please send help). Drama aside, I'm taking a look at Crypt of the Necrodancer this fine, post-Halloween day. Catchy name aside, the game is a 2D dungeon crawler in which you move your character along tiles that light up to some fantastic beats. You'll run into a slew of enemies with a similar theme of old-time dungeon monsters you may recall from the Commodore 64 days and up. Spooky skeletons, slimes, a fabulous necromancer that has no issues kicking your ass in his night clu–uh, dungeon. The music here is obviously the focus of the game and comes from composer Danny Baranowsky. However, a nice feature has been put in place whereby players can substitute their own music in place of what the game features. This adds a lot of enjoyment to the experience – especially from my perspective. There's nothing quite like slashing a dungeon dragon to