We have been just about offered on Sifu as quickly because it was revealed. A gritty however stylised martial arts revenge film in online game type? In fact we’ll give it a go. And we did certainly give it a go — over and again and again. What we’re saying is that Sifu is a tough sport, however do not let that put you off! Persevere with this quest for vengeance and the end result is oh-so-sweet. Mastering every stage, together with their boss battles, is immensely rewarding, and getting nearer and nearer to that good run is tremendous addictive.
However what actually ties Sifu collectively is the presentation. The extent design is immaculate, and the character animations are fantastically clean. Each combat finally ends up feeling brilliantly choreographed — at the least, when you’re obtained the grasp of it! — and total, the sport does an incredible job of capturing that kung fu cinema aptitude.
And naturally, it is value mentioning that developer SloClap has solely made Sifu higher since its launch. The studio’s pumped out a number of large updates over the course of the yr, including game-changing options like problem settings, gameplay modifiers, and even a full replay editor that principally allows you to report your run and make a film out of it. You could not ask for extra.
There is a simplistic focus to Sifu that is undeniably refreshing. Only a handful of ranges to ace, and a handful of bosses to beat in flawless style. It is an motion sport that is aware of precisely what it needs to do — and does it extraordinarily nicely.