Rocky Towers is a kind of video games that you simply actually need to like. It’s an attention-grabbing mixture of a lite RPG, a color-matching puzzler and a tough balancer. However these components don’t fairly click on collectively the best way you need them to, and there are another issues underlying the mechanics which might be more likely to put folks off earlier than the sport even will get an opportunity to get underneath their pores and skin.
The sport sees you accountable for a group of 4 totally different warriors, perched on a balcony above a pile of coloured blocks. These colours match the colours of your fighters. Faucet the portrait of one in every of your characters, and you’ll clear one of many blocks of the identical hue from the pile.
Certain, that sounds counter-intuitive, because it’s going to destabilize the construction, however the blocks are getting used to construct a bridge to assist some youngsters get to security. So it kind of is sensible. The extra blocks you clear, the extra youngsters escape, the extra stars you earn on the finish of the extent. However there’s at all times the prospect – particularly with the best way you’re solely given a selection of three blocks to clear – that the tower goes to break down.
Your troopers even have particular strikes that may shield them from the assaults from the void creatures – take an excessive amount of injury they usually’ll die – in addition to making them extra highly effective in different methods. You’ll acquire new characters as you play, and improve them with additional playing cards. It’s a fairly acquainted system, however the steadiness does really feel a little bit off – it takes some time to get new characters, they usually’re fairly costly.
Then there’s the vitality system. It prices 5 vitality to play a degree, and whenever you run on the market’s no method to recharge aside from ready. That just about stops you in your tracks, and whereas there may be one other mode you may play, it’s primarily random and isn’t going to fill the time.
Rocky Towers has some stable concepts, and whenever you’re really enjoying it, it’s a number of enjoyable. However there’s an absence of polish and steadiness elsewhere that retains you from actually stepping into it. That’s a disgrace, as a result of with a couple of tweaks it may very well be an attention-grabbing diversion. Because it stands, it’s one to overlook.