Review: Tooth and Tail (PlayStation 4)

The War for Meat — The Longcoats, the Commonfolk, the KSR, and the Civilized are in the midst of a Civil War over who gets to eat, and who has to be the meat. A darkly humorous tale of riots and revolution is told through an extensive Single Player campaign.

Pros:

  • 1.35GB Download size.
  • Blood on/off.
  • Two game modes- Story mode and multiplayer.
  • MP- Ranked, Unranked and local splitscreen.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • Posh pixel graphics.
  • Help/tutorial section.
  • RTS gameplay but oh so much faster.
  • Randomly generated maps.
  • Brilliant soundtrack.
  • Build farms to generate food (currency) Buy turrets, troops etc.
  • Simple controls.
  • Very very easy to get into.
  • Many soldier types from moles to Squirrels to flame throwing rats.
  • Burrow- Can explore the map and then burrow back to base or one of your bases.
  • Windmills- Take these over to expand your base or make up multiple bases.
  • Can replay story missions.
  • Tavern- Hub where you can chat with NPC and get story missions.
  • Very atmospheric.
  • Mission hints.
  • Clear UI with a rotating mini map, Soldier selection and currency.
  • Map uncovers as you explore.
  • A lot of replay value.
  • Fun to play.
  • MP is actually a lot of fun.
  • MP- Supports splitscreen online.
  • The game speed really sets it apart.
  • Story is well paced and a good place to learn the mechanics.

Cons:

  • Difficulty spikes.
  • A lot to take in.
  • Kind of just throws you in the deep end.
  • Tavern relies on you to look all over the place for the next mission.
  • Slight adjustment needed as you get to grips with the speed.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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