Full Metal Furies Review
Posted: 3 months ago, last updated 10 weeks ago.
The emphasis is on button mashing fun with friends, but to do well you need to hone your skills and work together. If you play on your own you pick two characters to switch and make best use of their different abilities:
- Alex the Friendly Fighter – Close combat combos.
- Meg the Near-sighted Sniper – Tactical mines and ranged shooting.
- Triss the Boxy Tank – Protect allies with your shield.
- Erin the Ovally Engineer – Position turrets for the team's advantage.
These characters work really well as they have both distinct advantages as well as limitations. This balancing requires you to work as a team to take down the wide range of unique enemies: charging Minotaurs, leaping Lycaon and even artillery-striking Artillerists. Also, because certain enemies require particular (character colour-coded) attacks, having a diverse group where everyone is important is built into the game. If one of the team dies you may need to revive them before you can carry on.
Collect gold and level your party up as you go. Find blueprints hidden throughout the world to upgrade your kit. Maybe turn the Engineer into a machine-gun firing banshee. Or turn the Tank into an area-clearing shouting banshee. Or have the Hammer become a super-speed spinning banshee.
You will need Xbox Live Gold (must be 18 to create, then configure family accounts for younger players) to play online with Xbox One.
You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games. Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators. Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.
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