Mercenary Kings is a 2D run and gun video game developed and published by Tribute Games. It was funded by Kickstarter and released for Microsoft Windows on March 25, 2014, and for PlayStation 4 on April 1, 2014. Alongside the Mercenary Kings: Reloaded update, versions for the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PlayStation Vita were released on February 6, 2018.
The game is set in a world where a secret laboratory has been taken over by the evil organization CLAW. The player takes control of a mercenary who must infiltrate the laboratory and stop CLAW from unleashing their plans for world domination.
The game features a variety of weapons and gadgets that can be used to defeat enemies. Players can also craft their own weapons and gear, giving them a lot of freedom to customize their playstyle.
Mercenary Kings is a challenging game, but it is also a lot of fun. The game’s pixel art graphics are beautiful, and the music is catchy. The game also features a great co-op mode, so you can team up with friends to take down CLAW.
Here are some of the differences between Mercenary Kings and Mercenary Kings: Reloaded:
- Mercenary Kings: Reloaded includes two new playable characters, Frigg and C-ZAR.
- Mercenary Kings: Reloaded includes an additional mission.
- Mercenary Kings: Reloaded includes a few more knives and guns.
- Mercenary Kings: Reloaded includes a new crafting system.
- Mercenary Kings: Reloaded includes a new enemy, the CLAW Queen.
Mercenary Kings: Reloaded is a great improvement over the original game. It adds new content, improves the crafting system, and adds a new enemy. If you enjoyed the original Mercenary Kings, then you will definitely love Mercenary Kings: Reloaded.
The game takes about 19½ Hours to beat when focusing on the main objectives. However, it can take much longer to complete the game if you want to collect all of the weapons, gear, and achievements.
Overall, Mercenary Kings is a great 2D run and gun game. It is challenging, fun, and has a lot of content to keep you busy. Highly recommend it to fans of the genre.