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TOP DOWN PERSPECTIVE

GAMES
Task 1 - EXAMPLES
Review the list of 31 best top down games on Steam according to Slant.co
https://www.slant.co/topics/6412/~top-down-games-on-steam

Select 3 titles from the list and complete an analysis of them completing the following
questions.

EXAMPLE ONE
1. Game Title
2. The game is called Hyper light drifter

What genre of game is it? E.g. FPS, Puzzler, dungeon crawler

This game is an action role playing game and a puzzle solver game.
3.
Screen shot from the game

4. Describe the visual style of the game


Hyper light drifter is mostly a 2d animation and pixilation game with the camera
mostly on top of the player.

5. What is the review score and typically what do the reviews identify as pros?

The review score is 92 and the most common pro comments of the game are good
combat, great mystery’s and gameplay.

EXAMPLE TWO

1. Game Title
2. This game is called Torchlight 2

What genre of game is it? E.g. FPS, Puzzler, dungeon crawler

Torchlight 2 is an RPG and dungeon crawler game.


3.
Screen shot from the game
4. Describe the visual style of the game

Looks like this game is made in 3d for the gameplay however the information on
the Hud is 2d.

5. What is the review score and typically what do the reviews identify as pros?

The review score of the game is 89 and the pros have identified good combat, loot
system, good co-op, and fair amount of level design.

EXAMPLE THREE

1. Game Title
2. The game is Enter the Gungeon

What genre of game is it? E.g. FPS, Puzzler, dungeon crawler

The game is a bullet hell roguelike and dungeon crawler video game
3.
Screen shot from the game
4. Describe the visual style of the game

The whole game and the drop-down perspective are all 2d and is also using pixel
animation.

5. What is the review score and typically what do the reviews identify as pros?

The review score is unknown, and the pro comments are mostly pointed to the
efforts of gameplay.

Task 2 – KEY TRAITS

Conduct some research and answer the following questions based on your findings.

1. What games genres are more commonly presented from a top down perspective?

For most of top down perspective games it is kind of both combat and exploration
like prodigy as well as story modes.
2. What are the most common platforms for top down games? E.g. Mobile, console etc.

Most of those games are coming from the PlayStation and pc games

3. What type of developers typically make top down games AAA or Indie and why do
you think that is?

Usually the people who crates AAA games are major publishers or audience
because there more equipped to make them.

Task 3 - REVIEW

You are tasked with playing and reviewing 3 top down games examples. Visit the following
sites and select titles that appeal to you.

https://www.kongregate.com/top-down-games
https://itch.io/games/tag-top-down

1. Game Title
2. Tyrant unleashed

What genre of game is it? E.g. FPS, Puzzler, dungeon crawler

It is combat fighting game

3. URL website link to game


4. https://www.kongregate.com/games/synapticon/tyrant-unleashed-web?
haref=SL_tyrant-unleashed-web_173x262

What score out of 10 (10 being fantastic) would you give this game?

5/10
5. What did you like about the game?
6. I liked the details of the background and images as well as the attack cards

What could be improved about it?

Put real combat instead of the cards attacking each over.

1. Game Title
2. Endless war 3

What genre of game is it? E.g. FPS, Puzzler, dungeon crawler

Shooter game

3. URL website link to game


4. https://www.kongregate.com/games/Vitaly/endless-war-3

What score out of 10 (10 being fantastic) would you give this game?

4/10

5. What did you like about the game?

I liked the shooter mechanics and the blood


6. What could be improved about it?

Fix the glitch where you can’t shoot the enemy in levels

1. Game Title
2. Pixelvader

What genre of game is it? E.g. FPS, Puzzler, dungeon crawler

The game is pixel shooter type game

3. URL website link to game


4. https://www.kongregate.com/games/x_boost/pixelvader

What score out of 10 (10 being fantastic) would you give this game?

8/10

5. What did you like about the game?

The pixel patterns and the obstacles of the levels


6. What could be improved about it?

Make the levels harder for the first few levels