Acron: Attack of the Squirrels! Review
Posted: 3 months ago, last updated yesterday.
Beyond the asymmetrical play, it's novel because the squirrel players have full control of their furry characters. Having chosen one of the four classes of squirrels you need to work together to steal the acorns and take advantage of your particular traits and abilities. If you collaborate effectively you can even combine your abilities for greater advantage.
The tree player has the VR headset on and must keep watch for the attackers. They can use various projectiles to foil the squirrels. Boulders can be tossed onto the battlefield and explode on impact with one another. Again strategy is required here, and savvy tree players can effectively booby trap choke points.
The result is a surprisingly deep team challenge where coordination and planning are key to doing well. It's a get that anyone can have fun with. For families, whether in the same place or online, it's a great way to play together.
Players: You can play with 7 players in the same room and up to 7 players online. 1 tree player and up to 6 squirrel players. The tree player requires either Oculus Rift, HTC headsets Vive, Cosmos, Valve Index or Windows Mixed Reality. You need a smartphone or tablet device for each squirrel player and a stable WiFi connection. You can play locally or remotely via the custom room code. If you don't have enough people to play with you can add up to 6 computer-controlled squirrels to play against.
You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.
Skill Rating10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.
Account RatingYou don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.
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