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Disco-Drenched Delight: Anomaly Agent Emerges as a Pixelated Cyberpunk Sensation

Anomaly Agent, adorned with pixel art, takes the neon-soaked Cyberpunk palette and adds a notable 1970s twist. It's like a disco fever dream that tran...

Phil Hayton Feb 01, 2024
Disco-Drenched Delight: Anomaly Agent Emerges as a Pixelated Cyberpunk Sensation

Anomaly Agent, adorned with pixel art, takes the neon-soaked Cyberpunk palette and adds a notable 1970s twist. It's like a disco fever dream that transports you back in time, all while keeping you on your toes. It reminds me of Katana Zero, a grungy, time-bending, katana-swinging platformer that captured our hearts back in 2019. Combat in Anomaly Agent is a fast-paced spectacle, offering players a myriad of ways to engage enemies or cleverly evade them.

Now, I know you might be skeptical, but let me assure you that the overwhelming evidence speaks volumes. Anomaly Agent boasts a whopping 4,500 'Overwhelmingly Positive' Steam reviews, solidifying its position as a force to be reckoned with. Not to mention, it currently stands as one of the highest-rated games on Steam, neck and neck with the mighty Palworld. The battle for the best-received game of the year is on!

Steam250, the trusty website that algorithmically tracks user reviews, awards Anomaly Agent a remarkable score of 8.43 out of ten. It's only a hair's breadth behind Palworld, standing strong at 8.43 points. However, if we turn our attention to the mysterious realm of SteamDB, a different algorithm places Anomaly Agent above Palworld, with scores of 93.76% and 92.97%, respectively. Curiously enough, the bronze medal goes to a Japanese-language game called My Little Shark, which seems to be a quirky fusion of Tamagotchi and Psychological Horror. It claims third place on Steam250 but reigns supreme on SteamDB.

of me yearns to describe Anomaly Agent as "underrated," but with this torrential downpour of glowing reviews, I must admit that notion doesn't hold up. It seems to have slipped beneath the radar, overshadowed by the juggernaut status of Palworld. Nevertheless, Anomaly Agent has undeniably earned its rightful spot on my gaming radar. The worldbuilding is captivating, and the combat trailers showcase a delightful combination of swiftness and impact. We might only be one month into 2024, but mark my words, this gem has the potential to amass a devoted cult following.

So, dear gamers, keep your eyes peeled and your fingers nimble as we embark on this wild journey through the year's most anticipated releases. Let our guide to new games in 2024 be your compass, guiding you through the vast and ever-expanding gaming landscape. And remember, when disco meets cyberpunk in the form of Anomaly Agent, you'd better be ready to groove and battle your way to glory in a pixelated paradise.