The Nightmare Cooperative Review

By , on September 3, 2014
Last modified 4 years, 9 months ago


The Nightmare Cooperative
Download on the AppStore
5 out of 5

PROS

  • Looks and sounds great.
  • Wide range of skills and teammates makes for surprisingly deep puzzles
  • Highly addictive once you've mastered the basics

CONS

  • Linearity means it may not have the lifespan of some roguelikes

VERDICT

A great looking puzzler with smart mechanics, The Nightmare Cooperative is a fine example of the roguelike formula, expertly tuned for mobile devices.


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Roguelikes are everywhere at the moment. You can't fire up iTunes without clapping eyes on a Dungelot or a Wayward Souls peeping out of the milky whiteness.

However, as Pocket Gamer's Craig Granell discovered, The Nightmare Cooperative shouldn't be dismissed as yet another tile-based puzzler.

Yes, it's filled with randomised dungeons and chance encounters and lots and lots of death. But there's a clever team dynamic at play that elevates it beyond the average swipe-powered puzzle adventure.

Watch the video above to hear the full review.

Read the review transcript over on Pocket Gamer.

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Chesco 3 years, 1 month ago

Looks decent!!