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"Is it an homage down to the difficulty level, or just a rip-off? Meet the indie game 'Enchanted Portals.'"



The line between a rip-off and an homage can be a tricky one to navigate


There was a period when the game was buzzed about for its resemblance to a 'certain game.

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"Enchanted Portals": A Journey Through Magical Worlds

"Team up for a magical journey through spellbinding worlds in Enchanted Portals!"
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Magical Dimension: Meet the world of Bobby and Penny

The adventure begins when rookie wizards Bobby and Penny find themselves lost between dimensions. Players will control these two characters as they journey across diverse worlds to reclaim a magical book. Expect challenging stages and added complexity due to status effects. The multi-dimensional settings continually offer players a fresh experience, maintaining the game's vitality.

Art & Music: Captivating Elements

"'Enchanted Portals' is stirring up buzz for its resemblance to Cuphead."
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With its catchy music and charming art style, "Enchanted Portals" entices its players. The game art and music perfectly blend nostalgia and modernity, providing a satisfying gaming experience. Further amplified by non-stop comedic elements, the game surpasses the fun of a mere 2D platformer.

Gameplay: Teamwork and Diverse Skills

"The controversial 'Enchanted Portals' receives a flurry of critical comments."
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The game supports both cooperative and solo play. From elemental magics like fire, water, and wind to flying brooms and underwater swimming abilities, the game offers a variety of skills and spells to expand player options. Teamwork becomes especially crucial in co-op play, requiring smart utilization of diverse skills to clear stages.

Reference Site:『Cuphead』に似すぎていると評されたアクションゲーム再始動。差別化をはかり開発資金募る、でもやっぱり似てる

Overall Evaluation: A Continual Fusion of Old and New

"Enchanted Portals" is a magical adventure game where elements both old and new ingeniously come together. The multi-dimensional stage settings, captivating art and music, and a variety of skills and spells offer players a fresh experience. The cooperative gameplay element is particularly noteworthy, making the game even more enjoyable and challenging through player collaboration.

System Requirements:

CategoryMinimum RequirementsRecommended Requirements
Processor Type64-bit processor required64-bit processor required
OSWindows 10-
CPU1.0 Ghz-
Memory4 GB RAM-
GraphicsNVIDIA GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 280-

The Hidden Truth Behind Player Reviews: A Deep Dive into 'Enchanted Portals'

Attraction and Challenges of the Game: A Dual Evaluation

Player reviews for "Enchanted Portals" are complex, intermixing both praise and criticism. While the art and animation generally receive high marks, there are multiple voices stating that there is room for improvement in the gameplay and level design.

Player Expectations and Disappointments: The Core of Gameplay

Most of the criticisms are related to the gameplay mechanics. Specifically, controls for dashing and shooting are often cited as not being intuitive. Additionally, many players have shared their opinion that the level design lacks diversity and challenge.

Advice to Developers: Path to Improvement

Many suggestions for improvement from players focus on revising the gameplay mechanics. There are also calls for a complete overhaul of the sound effects and soundtrack. It's crucial for the developers to sincerely take in this feedback and make improvements while maintaining the good aspects of the game.

'Enchanted Portals' Finally Makes Its Debut

Enchanted Portals - Release Date Trailer:Xixo Games Studio

List of Release Information

The 1-minute and 47-second video released by Xixo Games Studio on August 10, 2023, announces the game's release. The game is set to debut on multiple platforms (PS5, XBSX, PC, Switch) on September 6, 2023, with versions for PS4 and Xbox1 to be released a few weeks later. Furthermore, the physical edition for the PS5 will be released on September 28.

Meeting Fan Expectations

The video has garnered over 74,363 views, indicating the game's unique appeal and features are highly rated. Detailed information can be confirmed through the official game website and social media, and many gaming enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting this new release.


Well, it's too early to make a final judgment; it might evolve based on feedback, you never know.

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