Set in a vibrant fantasy world, Headland units you on a mission to maintain a cute and vibrant land protected from a villain that threatens creativeness itself. Headland exists in a dream and also you play as Nor, the one one who can rescue the lovable inhabitants.
You might be plunged into the motion instantly. Upon your arrival in Headland, you see a bunch of mischievous acorns bothering your robotic buddy. After defeating them, your buddy is additional harassed by the principle villain of the piece, who steals his Creativeness Core and splits it into shards. From then, your activity is to discover all of Headland looking for the shards to restore the Creativeness Core and restore Headland to its enjoyable, peaceable state.
You determine a base on a raft floating by way of the air populated by quite a lot of robots. From right here, you’ll be able to improve your weapons, commerce in your expertise for extra well being or energy and hone your expertise in battle platforms behind unlockable doorways. You may also entry the world map, which in flip offers you entry to the varied ranges the place you’ll rescue villagers, achieve expertise and discover the shards of the Creativeness Core.
Headland has easy sufficient mechanics. You’ve buttons to assault, dodge and block. Progressively tougher enemies seem and also you smash your manner by way of them till your path is obvious. In addition to expertise, you gather supplies that you just use to improve your weapons and the raft. Fight isn’t sophisticated, however should you aren’t cautious along with your well being and energy, it will probably nonetheless be difficult.
The dream setting is woven into the gameplay actually properly. It justifies the silliness of the world populated by robots and large frogs and cheeky acorns. When you find yourself defeated, you might be prompted to reimagine the journey once more, which I believe is cute.
Many of the enemies you’ll encounter in Headland are nefarious however lovable creatures that exist within the wild, however your predominant foes are the Pale Guards. These greyscale, marching troopers will spear you in the event that they see you and are the important thing risk to the enjoyment and playfulness of the Headland.
Your battle with them escalates to a boss struggle that requires a stunning quantity of technique and contains a genuinely creepy villain. For an offended gray sausage, its staring eye and cracked, shadowy mouth depart fairly an impression. This builds to a finale that provides a really candy message about retaining your creativity past childhood.
Total, Headland doesn’t have an enormous quantity of complexity to it. The mission, controls, gameplay and message are all comparatively simple. However they’re all pretty effectively constructed, and the simplicity of the sport lends itself to its E ranking. It’s positively accessible to younger audiences, with brilliant colors and a healthful lesson.