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Receiver 2

Receiver 2 review

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8 months ago

Please use this Receiver 2 cheat to make the game even better

I bestowed Receiver 2 with a coveted Bestest Best sticker in my Receiver 2 review, despite it having big pacing problems. The tension of trawling across rooftops was enough to cut through the repetition, and the panic of fiddling with a firearm that requires a dozen button presses to reload remained sublime. It takes a loooong time to progress to the point where you get…

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Receiver 2 review

If you get your gun out too quickly in Receiver 2, you'll shoot yourself. Pop a bullet through a window while you're standing too close, and you're asking for a shard to slash through your jugular. Or maybe for the debris to jam up your rounds, leading to deadly miscalculation the next time you run up against a turret. Bleep. Click. Dead.The slightest mistake can…

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FPS roguelike Receiver 2 lets you panic over fiddly guns today

I've played Receiver 2 for all of 20 minutes, and my heart is ready to vacate my mouth. The sequel to 2013's tense and fiddly roguelike is out, and it is immediately electrifying. It's about crawling over dark rooftops punctured by the ominous blue of murder turrets, while screaming at guns that demand you press a gazillion buttons before they fire. Please do not let…

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Tense and fiddly FPS roguelike Receiver 2 shoots out next week

If you haven't played 2013's Receiver, you've missed out on some of the best shoots in videogames. It's an FPS roguelike where you roam about on rooftops, fending off turrets and drones with a gun that needs more attention than a two-year old. There are separate buttons to slide in individual bullets, fiddle with safeties, and do that primey thing where you slide the top…

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12 months ago

Receiver 2 brings more firearm fiddling next year

"Give the guy a gun and he's Superman," Russian playwright Pavel Chekhov said in his manifesto. "Give him two and he's God." The same is usually true in video games, except in Receiver. There, giving me even one gun turns me into a fumbling idiot, unable to shoot because I forgot the the safety off, accidentally dropping precious bullets when trying to reload... I hope…

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