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Spooky Chase Review

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Posted: 7 months ago, last updated 3 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Spooky Chase is a running, jumping game where you play a ghost collecting a series of flags. However, each route you take to a flag is then followed by enemies when you go after the next one. You play each level multiple times to collect each flag, but must carefully plan and time your route to avoid hazards, and your previous self.

Every movement you make towards the flag is recorded and then, replicated by the monsters. Not only the path but the speed, pauses and jumps. It creates an unusual layered challenge where you are your own enemy, that get complex if you don't think ahead.

Along with the campaign levels is an Endless Mode where you choose a stage and try to collect many flags as possible before you die. Or you can play with 4 others, each collecting flags and leaving enemy trails, to see who survives the longest.

It's a really hard game but as the penny drops and the layered gameplay starts to make sense, it's great fun to weave in and out of your previous routes. You can also unlock different characters and outfits to play as and enhance the multiplayer modes.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 23/10/2020, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Platform and Puzzle

Accessibility: 12 features

Developer: Qu Byte Games (@QuByteGames)

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 1 minute and 5 minutes to play a round of this game.
 
Players: You can play with 4 players in the same room, but you can’t play it online. There's a four player mode for frantic competitive fun but you tackle the campaign on your own.

CostsCosts

Spooky Chase usually costs £2.29 to £4.19.
 

Spooky Chase

XBox Store Xbox One £4.19
PlayStation Store PS4 £3.99
Switch Store Switch £2.29
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.


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