Way Of The Passive Fist Review

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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 4 weeks ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Way Of The Passive Fist is a fighting game where you parry, dodge, dash and counter-attack to outwit and outlast your enemies rather than kill them.

On a desolate planet ruled by raiders, mutants and fanatical sun worshipers, a mysterious figure travels across the distant planet of Zircon V. By using the Passive Fist technique, you can outlast any foe by deflecting their attacks and draining their stamina.

It's a game that turns the usual power-fantasy of brawling action on its head. You have to study each enemies' patterns and nullify their attacks with perfectly timed parries and dodges. You are basically letting them defeat themselves.

As you do this you are filling your super meter with consecutive parries and dodges and spend it to destroy all who stand in your way. Adjust gameplay settings to customize your own challenge level with its own unique name.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 12

Release Date: 11/04/2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Fighting and Rhythm

Accessibility: 18 features

Developer: @HHGamesInc

CommitmentCommitment

Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

Way Of The Passive Fist usually costs £10.99 to £11.99.
 

Way Of The Passive Fist

Xbox One £11.99
PS4 £10.99
Switch £11.99
 
Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12 for frequent scenes of mild violence in an arcade setting. Violence is typical of side scrolling arcade fighting games with foes punching, kicking and slashing at each other. Blood and injuries are not shown as characters flicker on impact and disappear upon defeat.
 
This game has been rated ESRB TEEN.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Extensive difficulty settings. Can adjust enemy strength, how many enemies attack at the same time, how easy it is to trigger combo attacks, how frequent checkpoints are. There is a lot of reading, with scrolling purple text on black background.
 
Our Way Of The Passive Fist Accessibility Report details 18 accessibility features:

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