A game that is stylish and so ugly all at once. The setting and characters of 1980's Russia and following a band of Roma gypsies is certainly a unique one that works for its scratchy pixelated '80s Cold War aesthetic. But, man, does it revel in its griminess and depravity. I applaud its efforts in embracing this aspect, but the gameplay isn't a perfect execution as connecting hits in this beat'em-up isn't a perfectly smooth experience. And maybe it's trying to channel the ultra hard difficult games of the 8-bit era, but having a challenging experience while playing on 'Easy' makes me scared to ramp up the difficulty in this game any higher. There are moments the game will fill the screen with enemies that I couldn't imagine having to take out even on 'Normal'. Still, the overall feel of everything is a nice continuance of what Devolver Digital has been publishing and I keep looking forward to the chances they take in putting out the really off-the-wall stuff.
Mother Russia Bleeds
Mother Russia Bleeds is an ultra-violent co-op brawler overflowing with an unmistakable style and unforgettably brutal action for up to four players at once. Set in an alternate U.S.S.R, the story centers on a desperate crew of imprisone...
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