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Relic Hunters Review
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Posted: 5 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Relic Hunters Zero: Remix is a shooting game where you play the crew of the Spaceheart as they run, gun, and dodge their way through waves of colourful aliens to recover ancient relics from the evil Ducans. It stands out because of the frantic shooting and looting action.

You play one of the Relic Hunters and explore each area to kill enemies and find treasure and equipment. You choose from a range of characters that you control with two-sticks - one for movement and one for shooting.

Each of the seven characters has different stats, skills, and outfits. You can also customise your experience with lots of different play modes. The Adventure mode takes you through 12 levels to find relics and items. The Endless mode focuses on grinding through collecting currency. Storm mode steadily increases the difficulty and chaos.

It's a game that has been around for a long time. Many of the enhancements and developments come from community feedback. To that end you can take on daily content to test your combat rank against others online. There's also a couch co-op for 2 players.

There are different versions of the game available:
  • Relic Hunters Zero (2015) PC
  • Relic Hunters Zero Remix (2020) Switch 2 Players
  • Relic Hunters Rebels (TBA) iOS, Android 4 Players
  • Relic Hunters Legend (TBA) PC 4 Players.

The result is a frantic game that's fun to replay. It's short and sweet. But a game that you need to play for a long time to become really skilled at, particularly if you are going to master the wide range of guns.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 07/05/2020, updated in 2015

Price: Free

Platforms: PC and Switch

Genres: Action and Shooting

Developer: Rogue Snail (@Rogue_Snail)

Players: 1-2

 

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DurationDuration

Play Time: This game will take between 3 hours and 5 hours to complete. To master and see everything can take towards 30 hours.
 

Play StylePlay Style

You can play with 1 to 2 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online.

 
You can play this game in the following styles:

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

Rated PEGI 7 for Mild Violence.

Rated for younger players in Australia where it is General (G)

Skill Rating

10+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game.

CostsCosts

Relic Hunters usually costs £0 to £10.79. 

Relic Hunters Zero: Remix

Steam Store PC Free
Switch Store Switch £10.79
 
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Relic Hunters Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@Rogue_Snail) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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