Broforce - (Not a) Review

Broforce, available as a PlayStation Plus title on the PlayStation 4 this month, makes for a fun throwback run-and-gun shooter - when it's working, that is. By most accounts, the original game runs great on PC but the PS4 port of the title is frustratingly problematic. A second or two into the start of any level, there's an inexplicable control hiccup where the character just doesn't respond to any controller input for a half-second or so. Oftentimes, this is little more that an annoyance, but in later stages as enemies descend upon you right out the gate, this can cause almost instant death. Additionally, as the levels get more complex with added swarms of enemies and things that go boom, the graphical performance drops to near-unplayable frame rates.

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