This game is rated PEGI 7
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Ignore All Content Warnings
Posted: 10 weeks ago.
Cryptonia's princess and her related treasures have been abducted. As the kings guard it's up to you and three friends to plunge into the ancient crypts on a rescue mission. Play combines twin-stick shooting with role-play upgrades: Speed, Damage, Fire Rate and Weapon Duration can all be improved in shops or by careful chaining food pickups. This, along with the range of weapons, magical scrolls and items make each run feel unique.
You progress through a series of rooms. You choose your direction from the crypt. This is important to select rooms with particular advantages and disadvantages. Once you die you go back to the start to attempt another run.
The result is a game that harks back to arcade games like Gauntlet and the other mentioned above. But it does this with its own modern spin. Perhaps the biggest achievement is that this combination of ideas works together to create a compelling experience.
You can play this game in the following styles:
8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need to be able to cope with mounting pressure and losing unexpectedly. Working as a team and communicating well is also a useful skill.
The first screen of the game acts as a mini-practice area, there are some items to shoot and you can use the Iron Fist smart bomb weapon as many times as you like (a replacement pickup respawns after use ONLY in this room).
The arcade mini game have some time pressure, as you are chased by a giant roller and must stay ahead of it.
Diversity and Inclusion
Gender and Sexuality:
Gender and Sexuality Choices: The gender and sexuality choices you can make for your character orientation and presentation in the game.
- Choose Man/Boy or Woman/Girl: You can choose between either man/boy or woman/girl character.
Our experts have hand-picked the following similar games. These are similar to Iron Crypticle in how they play or their theme. These are good alternative games to Iron Crypticle.