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Underhero is a 2D side-scroller RPG adventure game with timing-based combat. It tells an intriguing and mysterious story, full of silly characters brimming with personality, quirky dialogue, and lots of weird humor.STORY:
Inspired by Paper Mario games and RPGs in general, it tells the story of a world where the chosen hero has failed and an underling of the main villain takes his place as the new “hero”. Join the magical hilt Elizabeth the IV and the little Masked Kid, as they travel the world to restore Elizabeth’s long lost power, so they can defeat the tyrannical Mr. Stitches and save the world once and for all!FEATURES:
A sidescrolling RPG adventure full of beautiful pixel art and cartoony aesthetics.
Turn-based combat with a twist: there are no turns! All you have is your reflexes and your timing. We call it timing-based combat.
Attack to the beat of the music to chain rhythm combos! Groovy~
Enemies consider you their ally, so you can talk to them!
A wonderful original soundtrack composed by Stijn van Wakeren.
An always evolving HUB world full of characters.
Mini games and side-quests!
Light puzzle elements.
Some good old platforming.
Fun and intense boss battles!
A satire of RPG tropes.
A story shrouded in mystery…

Release date
Paper Castle Games
Digerati, Paper Castle Games
Age rating
Not rated

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System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 / AMD Quad-Core Processor A6
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 512MB VRAM, EVGA GeForce 210 DDR3, ASUS AMD HD 5450, Intel HD Graphics 2000
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX Compatible
  • Additional Notes: Aiming for 60fps 1080p
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Underhero reviews and comments

Kind of a shame how this one turned out. It's clearly trying to ape Paper Mario, but it falls on its face a bit. It's trying to bridge the gap between the first two Paper Marios and Super Paper Mario, but the lack of variety in combat and the cry for help that is the boss encounters show why that gap was never bridged to begin with. The platforming is lackluster, the dungeons are boring and sprawling, and the story is too self-aware for its own good. If you're really itching for another Paper Mario, there are better alternatives than this.
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I thought the demo showed a good game, but it´s much better than what I was expecting. Although this game has things that can improve, all the other things are awesome. It has good sense of humor, gives you a feeling of improvement all the time, the combat system is genious and goes with the music and all characters feel real in their own worlds and it has a lot of secrets. And, the music is wonderful. I´d give this game a Tem out of Tem, because everything just feels alive.
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Microsoft from Deutsch
I don't write any Reviews in any time, but this Game has more than just deserved it. I already knew the Game itself from the Demo that really appealed to me, but when it finally came out, I was more than positively surprised. In itself, Underhero is a typical Indie Game that should not be confused with Unertale. A beautiful pixel Graphics, very beautiful Music, a well-told Story that is Fun and of course also varied Gameplay. All in all, I would recommend to any of the Indie Games and general Genres like Adventure Or RPG Games UNderhero. 8.95/10 a very surprising and meta plot twist.
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The game is a great gem, do not get carried away by that "Under" because it has nothing to do with games with Under in his name ahem.. Ahem... Undertale ahem... Ahem... This game is 100% original, in fact, the name comes from the word Underling and Hero, the game is very funny, has good mechanics, art, OST, and bosses, although its difficulty is not high or adjustable, this does not affect much and is easy to forget how fun they come to be R The casual fights or bosses, each boss is original and has its ways to defeat, if the only thing you notice as failures are few eh even forgot me when writing this, good character designs, good story, good animations, a little gem
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Product received for free Underhero is an indie game that puts you in the place of the basic little enemy, trying to save the world part himself. This game is great, already for these graphics, the pixel art is very well managed and the animations are beautiful the soundtrack is well supplied (+ 50 pieces is not bad anyway) and it is very nice to listen, one can even re listen to most of the song x of the game in the backup points to find small casettes throughout our adventure history is also a highlight of the game, we can talk with almost every opponent and they give us clues for the sequel or tell us just their day, but dialogues levels, there are quite a few, the only problem is that the game is for now only available in English, although I do not mind, I hope that no one will deprive themselves of underhero only for this reason. the only problem with this game is for now the bugs, but hey it went out less than a month ago and it's still the first game of these developers. I recommend you clearly underhero it is clearly worth its €15 and you will spend a nice time Nan but serious buy this game
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