Just do it
by Harry Slater 14/10/2013
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, Arcade
Duet marks your failures with splashes of gory paint. Here's where you nudged left instead of right, and here's where you panicked and failed to get out of the way in time. It's a pointer and a reminder. You must do better.
This is another game in the burgeoning minimalist twitch genre. It's all about getting from A to B on a route that's filled with death and frustration. It has all the hallmarks of the best of its ilk, from simple controls and blocky obstacles to right angles and straight lines.
And it's just as harsh as you'd expect. Possibly more-so. It thinks nothing of dropping a sudden change of direction on you at the end of a level, or letting the level shape itself as you plough into it. In short, it's every bit as good as its inspiration.
A harsh and unforgiving game, Duet rewards those who put the work in
©2013 Steel Media Limited
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