John Friscia

So here’s the thing about Enchanted Portals by developer Xixo Games Studio: In a world where Cuphead never existed, this game would look charming and maybe even a little awe-inspiring. However, Cuphead does exist, and so Enchanted Portals can’t shake the feeling of being a straight-to-VHS knockoff. Put another way, it’s the GoBots to Cuphead‘s Transformers. From the hand-drawn style to the seeming exclusive emphasis on boss fights, it just screams “derivative.” Take a look for yourself. Ostensibly, Enchanted Portals looks pretty solid, right? The backgrounds are quite vibrant and attractive overall, and it seems like there will be a […]

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