We’re form of zombie-fans. Different folks could flee in terror once they see strolling useless, however we are going to simply smile and seize our machete – sure, we maintain one in our backpacks and sure, we all know the zombie apocalypse will begin eventually (sooner, if doable). Properly, till that superb day comes, Sonny from Armor Video games provides the very best factor: Combating towards zombies as a zombie. (Insert drooling sounds right here.) This time, you might be no defenseless survivor: You’re additionally a zombie however you’re the clever one who can discuss, assume, and has no intention to eat human brains, for some motive. (The place is the enjoyable in that?) Let’s take a more in-depth take a look at Sonny and discover out what sort of enjoyable it provides.
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Say Hello To Apocalypse
We begin the sport on a ship, and we do not know that we’re additionally a zombie too, a minimum of in the beginning. Fortunately, a pleasant physician tells us the reality very quickly: “Sonny, you’re a zombie. Now be boy and filter out the opposite zombies on this ship, or we’re going to sink”. The sport has a narrative, though it isn’t a critical one. Mainly, you retain combating towards hordes of zombies with a turn-based battle system and that’s it. That is the primary display you see whenever you begin Sonny:
Solely the background and enemy varieties change: All different issues keep the identical. This isn’t shocking, as Sonny is the work of a single man, nicknamed “Krin”. In truth, you might keep in mind Sonny as a Flash sport, which was launched for the PC platform years in the past. It seemed like this:
By way of graphics high quality, Android will get the higher model of this sport, however the principle mechanics are the identical. The story is instructed with textual content screens and whereas it’s not unhealthy, it isn’t that attention-grabbing too. The one “twist” is that you’re additionally a zombie and that’s it – the remainder is the generic “zombie invasion” story archetype.
The Battle System: Killing Zombies Flip By Flip
The battle system of Sonny is turn-based however it isn’t grid-based. In different phrases, whilst you and the enemies assault in turns, there is no such thing as a distinction between melee and ranged characters. It doesn’t matter what your distance to the goal is, you’ll be able to immediately assault when it’s your (or the enemies’) flip. Mainly, you click on on a button when it turns into lively. The one strategic resolution is which talent to make use of.
After every profitable battle, you achieve XP factors and typically tools. It’s also doable to buy tools from the shop too. Sonny incorporates no loot packing containers and no pay to win mechanisms, you can not buy the in-game forex with actual cash, for instance. Nevertheless, there’s a catch: You’re requested to look at a video advert after each battle. This implies you’ll be watching a 30 seconds advert each 3 minutes or so. Fortunately, watching advertisements offers you an XP buff too.
Changing into A Stronger Zombie
There’s a expertise tree in Sonny, which you should utilize to get new abilities or improve the present ones. There are a complete of 14 abilities and a few of them are only for self-buffs, whereas others can unlock new assault varieties. You possibly can improve every talent 5 occasions.
You additionally don’t get to combat alone: New characters will be part of your occasion because the story progresses. Nevertheless, you can not management them on the battlefield. They may combat robotically and assault the final goal you attacked. That is truly irritating: If Sonny was a sport the place we get to create our personal occasion and use new characters as we wish, it could be a really totally different (and higher) sport.
Sonny just isn’t a nasty sport but it surely could possibly be significantly better if it eliminates compelled video adverts and provides further RPG mechanics. Nevertheless, since it’s a port of the PC model, we don’t anticipate to see these modifications anytime quickly. However, it provides sufficient enjoyable and allows you to combat towards hordes of zombies: It’s nonetheless value to play. Learn our setup too with a view to discover ways to use Combo Key and configure the sport. And now, we are able to return to killing extra zombies: This world wants a hero and we now have machetes, what can go unsuitable?