Review: Warlocks vs Shadows (PlayStation 4)

Slay monsters. Defeat epic bosses. Collect magical gear. Become a Warlock and save the universe.


  • Nice pixel art graphics.
  • 3.77GB Download size.
  • 19 Trophies.
  • 2D brawler with RPG elements gameplay.
  • Earn EXP and level up to imncrease ability strength.
  • Tutorial.
  • Loot and cash drop from enemies.
  • Shop to buy and sell loot.
  • Uses DS4 touchpad.
  • Easy to use item management.
  • You have 4 abilities. Each character has their own set.
  • Platformer elements.
  • No loading once in game.
  • Local mp mode.
  • Eleven characters. Six at the begininng then you unlock more as you play.
  • Can swap out warlock at anytime.
  • Seems like each warlock has their own save state.
  • Three modes- Story, Vs and horde.
  • Level up heals you back to full health.
  • Wave based. Do the number of waves and its level complete.
  • Game over restarts the wav entirely.
  • Bonus chest at the end of the waves and requires a bit of platformer to get too.
  • Random loot with ratings like common and epic.
  • Clear HUD- Cash, Health and EXP bar.
  • Easy trophy list.
  • Some cool locations.
  • Big epic boss fights.
  • Easy to get into.


  • Text can be hard to read.
  • Music seems to be one track on loop.
  • Very repititive.
  • No Platinum trophy.
  • No online.
  • Hard at first as health pick ups are very rare.
  • Very basic game.
  • Random loot mechanic can make or break runs.
  • Little replayability.
  • MP- Can only play on locations unlocked through single player.


Jim Smale

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