Siliconera Reports Death Isn’t the End in 30XX’s Mega Mode

Siliconera’s Jenni Lada reported that 30XX, the follow-up to Batterystaple Games’ best-selling action platformer 20XX, will introduce a new permadeath-free game type called Mega Mode alongside the returning roguelike Arcade Mode. Lada explains how the new game mode operates: If you go through the Mega Mode, you’ll still have procedurally generated levels. However, dying won’t be devastating. You can send […]

Hardcore Gamer Previews 30XX, Sees Bright Future

Hardcore Gamer previewed 30XX, the sequel to developer Batterystaple Games’ 20XX, the co-op roguelike platformer enjoyed by more than 200,000 players, and says it “shows great promise.” Author Jeremy Peeples talks about how the sequel sets itself apart from its predecessor in more than just its new hi-bit art style: Enemy variety has been improved as well, with fewer […]

GameXplain Features Direct Feed Footage of 30XX from PAX East

GameXplain went hands-on with 30XX, the follow-up to Batterystaple Games‘ Megaroguelike 20XX which was purchased by more than 200,000 fans of co-op roguelike platformer action. Their nine-minute video showcases the cooperative play with returning heroes Nina and Ace. See Nina’s Power Fusion system, which melds together abilities earned from vanquishing bosses, along with Ace’s distinct set of Techniques, which can be […]

GameSpot shares 30XX hands-on footage from PAX East 2020

GameSpot went hands-on with 30XX, Batterystaple Games’ follow-up to the acclaimed co-op roguelike platformer 20XX and shared eight minutes of direct-feed footage from PAX East. The video shows off 30XX‘s new hi-bit art style, along with Nina’s new Power Fusion system and Ace’s distinct move set of comboable Techniques. GameSpot’s Jean-Luc Bernard says of the game: Sporting a new pixel-art visual […]

Tom’s Guide Declares 30XX One of the Best Games of PAX East 2020

30XX, the megaroguelike from Batterystaple Games, was “perhaps, the best game [Marshall Honorof from Tom’s Guide] played at PAX East 2020.” Right from the first moment, the gameplay was pure Mega Man-style fun. We made our way through the stage, running, jumping and dashing our way past obstacles, as well as shooting enemies or slicing them into pieces. The […]