3.8 out of 5 (based on 5 ratings)
Intrusion

Enjoy playing this game at the Comfort of your Home !

As it turns out, running right and shooting dudes is still pretty fun. Many classic arcade shooters have aged incredibly well due to their addictive jump-shoot-dodge cycle complemented by varied level, enemy, and boss design. There are few modern games that can stand beside those classics. These days the genre is used for flawed experiments, genre mashing, and ‘80s arcade tributes. Yet, Intrusion is none of these things. It is a meeting point between old game design and new, with every other moment punctuated with some of the most thrilling level and boss design to grace the genre.

Controls of the Game

[WASD] or [ARROWS] to move

Mouse to aim and shoot

1234 – Switch Weapons

Tips and Tricks to own at this game

As you shoot at them they shoot back.

Throwing grenades at your enemies, rather than shooting at them.

Barrels around the level will explode when you shoot them and can also be used to destroy enemy soldiers.

game review

As far as complaints go: Intrusion is short, its hard mode isn’t all that difficult, and the game’s music is incredibly repetitive. Other than that, it’s hard to fault the game. Much praise has been given to Dyad and Fez recently for being smart, imaginative games developed by modestly sized teams, but we rarely see traditional action games by indies stand up alongside the classics of the genre. Most indies aren’t brave enough to even attempt it, so they make an unorthodox genre-bender of a game. Intrusion is proof that it can be done. This is some of the most fun I’ve had with a game so far this year, and it will go down as one of the best side-scrolling shooters of all time.