November 21, 2019

Infected Shelter Steam Review - Blood, Gore, and Zombies

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Infected Shelter Steam Review - Blood, Gore, and Zombies

By Joel | November 21, 2019
Dark Blue Games has done a marvelous job with Infected Shelter and has set the stage for an anticipated sequel. I can't wait!

I'll Take a Side of Fries with Those Ribs

The bloody action/adventure sidescroller Infected Shelter has everything gore seekers could ever want: the undead, zombies, deadly weapons, decapitated heads, dismembered limbs, and oh yeah, lots and lots of blood.

If you thought Rick from Splatterhouse didn't do enough in the plasma and gore category, Infected Shelter offers more interaction and by far, more bloodshed.

As one of the remaining survivors of a post-apocalyptic world, you'll have to hack and slash your way through randomly generated areas, slaughtering infected creatures, enemy factions, and brutal leaders.

If you score a direct hit on an enemy's head, it lops off--at which point you can pick it up and throw it at another enemy to maximize the damage.

If you really want to see the blood fly, however, just pick up a chainsaw and cut those unsavory bastards into tiny chunks. You'll see more burning flesh and slabs of ribs laying around than you'd think you were at a local steakhouse restaurant!

Dark Blue Games has done a marvelous job with Infected Shelter and has set the stage for an anticipated sequel. I can't wait!

Sheltered Souls

The graphics have an old-school look reminiscent of the old SNES days. The color palette is used to great effect making every level unique and challenging.

And although the hit detection is spot on you can't always line up a perfect shot even when your foe is standing right in front of you. Fortunately, the heroic music, whimsical animations, and solid gameplay keep the action from ever getting boring.

The real stars of the game, however, are the unusual characters you can choose to play with. From the pegged-leg brute who uses his leg stump as a weapon; to my personal favorite, Old Grandpa in a wheelchair; you'll die laughing just watching these wack-pack dimwits run around chopping and slicing their way to victory.

Dark Blue Games has done a marvelous job with Infected Shelter and has set the stage for an anticipated sequel. I can't wait!

Infectious Gameplay

Controls are tight and responsive as they should be given the helter-skelter frantic action on the screen. One nitpick I do have, however, is the insane difficulty as you progress further into the game.

That last boss was borderline suicidal! I deserve a medal or something just for surviving that ordeal. My tip to anyone who has yet to beat the final boss is to roll, and roll, and roll, a lot!

Even with that minor gripe, Infected Shelter definitely makes the proverbial cut. The enormous amount of loot, relic, and weapon drops keeps the action hot and heavy while the zany animations keep the gameplay fresh and entertaining.

Dark Blue Games has done a marvelous job with Infected Shelter and has set the stage for an anticipated sequel. I can't wait!


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