If you were to look at a list of games I have Reviewed on my website since its inception, you would notice that rogue-lites make up a decent chunk of them. It’s one of my favorite genres.
Third person shooter
Outriders is a third-person looter shooter that you can play in co-op with your friends as one of four super-powered classes on a foreign hostile planet. The planet itself is tainted by a mysterious anomaly that causes widespread disaster and mutates the wildlife. If that weren’t bad enough, several douchebag humans, go full human by being absolute bastards that you will also have to fight and…
If I were to describe Risk of Rain 2 purely in game terms, such as a rogue-lite shooter. It would probably paint a picture in your mind, it might even lead you to believe that it’s another one of “those” and make you exit this review.
Gotta recruit them all would be an accurate slogan to explain my time with the game. Sure, at its core, Watch Dogs Legion is a third person shooting/sneaking/driving game. But its ambitious play as anyone system and NPC simulation gently nudge it into the realm of immersive sims.