Who needs titans?
Remember the good old days of gathering your friends together on the couch for an intense multiplayer session? Indie outfit Matt Makes Games – a one-man development team comprised of Matt Thorson – has created a 2D action multiplayer title named TowerFall Ascension, where players practice the art of archery. This is actually an...
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Last man standing
If you're looking for a unique multiplayer experience on your PlayStation 4, and you've already given Tiny Brains a thorough test, allow us to direct your attention towards indie darling TowerFall: Ascension. Originally an Ouya exclusive, this competitive brawler features charming 8-bit visuals and a combat system that's simple to...
TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game.
Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it’s a local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but hard to master and combat is fierce. Loot treasure chests for game-changing power-ups, master the art of catching arrows out of the air, or descend on your foes and stomp them into submission. TowerFall is best played competitively with friends, cross-legged on the floor within punching distance of each other.