By Will Uhl
The cascading waterfall in the background doesn't distract me from my opponent as I dash and twirl, dancing for my life. My character, the acrobatic assassin Pure, has only managed to land a few glancing blows, while the towering juggernaut I'm fighting, Judgement, has devastated me with only a few well-placed strikes. I'm buzzing around him like a fly around a bull as I try to figure out a way out of this.
Whereas he wields the basic longsword, I chose the katana, which removes my ability to block, but strikes twice as hard after swords clash. I disengage and move several meters awayhe wants to finish this, and the wide berth I've given him is the perfect opportunity.
I begin glowing as I charge up a heavy blow. He lunges towards me. Suddenly, I release my attack just as he lashes out with a quick stab. Sparks fly as our steel clangshe recoils, but my attack follows through, emptying his health bar.
Developer: Empty Clip Studios
Publisher: Empty Clip Studios
Release Date: 6 Aug, 2012
Genre: Action, Casual, Shooter