[PlayStation 5] Dungeonoid 2 Awakening Review

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Dungeon crawler brick-breaking sequel Dungeonoid 2 Awakening from Pixel Bones Studio and eastasiasoft is ready for you on PS5. Check our Dungeonoid 2 Awakening review!


Dungeon crawler brick-breaking sequel Dungeonoid 2 Awakening from Pixel Bones Studio and eastasiasoft is ready for you on PlayStation. It’s been 300 years since the Master Demon was defeated, and peace returned to the land. Unfortunately, a few days ago, monsters started to become extremely aggressive. A dark priest is summoning the Dark Star inside of Medina’s Volcano, and it’s now up to you to defeat the monsters and the dark priest before it’s too late!

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You’ll be choosing from one of four available Heroes of Light to take on the dark priest’s evil forces. Your options are the Sorcerer, the Priest, the Paladin, and the Amazon. Roy the Sorcerer uses powerful magic attacks to try and save the day, favoring a very useful special attack. Rin the Priest is the youngest one in the country. While not as powerful as Roy, he does have a magic barrier that can prove to be very useful when in danger and has good speed and a good special attack.


Arnold the Paladin was banished from his country for a crime he did not commit and is now eager to prove his worth by using his might to defeat any monster foolish enough to stand in his path. The last hero is Val the Amazon, who hails from Dehesa Forest. She might not be as strong as Arnold or have access to powerful spells like Roy, but she more than makes up for it with her speed and overall balanced stats.

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You’ll control the paddle by moving it horizontally with the left analog stick or the D-Pad. You can speed up the ball by pressing the X button if needed. Once the attack bar is full, you can press the Square button to attack with a slash from the ball. If the mana bar is full, you can then press the Triangle button to activate a special power that will vary depending on what hero you choose for your adventure.


This wouldn’t be a brick breaker without some power-ups popping up when you destroy some of the bricks – and bushes, trees, and other stuff on the playing field. Do know that while most power-ups will aid you, some are not good for you! You’ll be good as long as you pay attention and avoid the black power-ups. What can you get to help you? A heart will allow you to recover one lie. The extend will increase the size of your paddle. Grab a mana power-up to add more to your mana pool.

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Along with power-ups, you can also collect some items to aid you. Grab a coin to add 50 points to your score. Collect five blue coins to obtain a time gem. Grab yourself a gold key in order to be able to open a treasure chest. Obtain the magical chalice to boost your score by 500 points if caught with the paddle or 700 points if caught with the ball.


Something else to keep in mind is that you can locate Nacho’s shop during your journey to purchase additional items for your quest. These include a live potion to recover all your lost health or a lucky potion that will make all power-ups that show up are good power-ups. If you purchase a power potion, you can increase your strength for a short period of time. Buy a time potion, and you can increase the timer by 30 seconds.

And now, let’s talk about the trophies! Dungeonoid 2 Awakening has a full trophy list with a Platinum trophy for you to work on. And since it’s a Cross-Buy title, if you have a PlayStation 5 console, you can download the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game at no extra cost, with each version having a separate trophy list. Each list has 4 Silver trophies and 10 Gold trophies. You’ll have to complete each of the game’s six levels, complete a level without dying, buy all items from the store, use the special power five times, open five treasure chests, get 500 power-ups, win 12 battles, and obtain an emerald. If you need some extra help, you can check out this Dungeonoid 2 Awakening Trophy Guide.

Dungeon crawler brick-breaking sequel Dungeonoid 2 Awakening brings us a new mash-up journey that mixes some fantasy-themed adventuring with brick-breaking. As one of four heroes, you’ll have to battle against the monster hordes to make it to Medina’s Volcano to defeat the dark priest before he can summon Dark Star. Are you up for the challenge? Dungeonoid 2 Awakening is available as a Cross-Buy title, so your $8.99 purchase will allow you to download both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game at no extra cost.

Disclaimer
This Dungeonoid 2 Awakening review is based on a PlayStation 5 copy provided by eastasiasoft.

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