Explodemon is not only the name of a platformer recently in build on thePlayStation Network: It is too the name of its likable, and volatile,hero. This mechanical conducting man is entire also glad to help savethe game's three worlds from imminent destruction through utilizinghis own propensity to spontaneously detonate. He is anexcellent-natured soul who talks in the broken English many affectionately choose to as "Engrish," and his tale is saidby a series of colorful anime-style pictures and amusingly written dialogue. The environing game is not as clever as these bright facetsadvice; repetitive boss fights and routine level design put a damperon the simple joys of jumping and fighting. Entire the same,Explodemon is a fun action platformer with a witty attitude.
Explodemon's central conceit is that you do not only jump your way by its networkof corridors and platforms--you explode by them. bursting harmenemies within your smash radius, and through bursting midjump, youpropel yourself to higher platforms. This is not Explodemon's onlyskill, however. You can crouch and slide forward, skimming underneathenemies and popping them upward. You can string together combosthrough timing your explosions based on indicators that expect overan enemy's head. You can slide down walls, sprint forward for a shorttime, and charge with hotheaded glee by progresses of robots. Freshpowers arrive at a good clip, imparting a nice sense of progress, butthere are not so many to create the controls cumbersome.
These proceeds are helpful on their own, but when you acquire to string them together, Explodemon begins to gel. Dropships look in somelevels, spewing out robots intent on damaging you with their laserpellets. There are a few types on every enemy, but there is smalldiversity between the foes you encounter. Luckily, there aresufficient of them at a given time to permit you to jump, explode,and slide your way around, avoiding attacks while dishing out fewpain of your own. The truth that you do not acquire free utilize ofyour exploding mechanic means that you can not explode your manner byyour attackers.