[Nintendo Switch] League of Enthusiastic Losers Review
League of Enthusiastic Losers from RedDeerGames and single indie dev Yookond is a short tale about friendship and self-discovery. Check our League of Enthusiastic Losers review!
League of Enthusiastic Losers from RedDeerGames and single indie dev Yookond is a short tale about friendship and self-discovery. It presents to us the stories of best friends Vitya and Volodya, a pair of almost forty-somethings who are currently facing a predicament: an eviction! To be able to make ends meet, they decide that the only thing they can do is find a treasure that can help them pay the debt they’ve incurred in. That makes sense, right?
This one is a bite-sized adventure game set in the 1990s in Moscow, back during the USSR days. It offers a charming hand-drawn look. While there’s no voice acting, the soundtrack and the sound design do a great job of helping to complement the experience. Why are Vitya and Volodya trying to find the treasure able to pay for the rent they owe? Because since one is currently a handyman working on whatever needs to be fixed, and the other one is a writer who freelances by writing some ads every now and then, neither one has a constant influx of cash.
You’ll move around each location with the left analog stick and the D-Pad as you select from the available dialogue choices during specific moments in the game by pressing the A button. If you want to move through the rest of the dialogue, then press the A or B buttons. The A and B buttons are also used for interacting as needed. Sometimes you’ll have to use the right analog stick to move an item around after you grab them with the ZR button. Oh, and you can also pet the god with the Y button. Wait… what dog?
Well, during your time with this short experience, along with all of the chatting, you’ll have to take care of some extra stuff. You will end up, say, helping a group of kids save a dog that has climbed up a tree – because they have a ladder but are all afraid of heights –scan your card to get on the bus, hanging up some shelves, and decorating them – perhaps with a plush toy that looks particularly familiar, what with its red shirt and hat and
League of Enthusiastic Losers is a bite-size adventure about friendship and self-discovery that you can complete in an hour at most. It features a solid hand-drawn look and a soothing soundtrack that complements the experience. League of Enthusiastic Losers is out on Nintendo Switch with a $9.99 asking price. And once you’ve finished the game, you might want to check out the free DLC pack for the game’s soundtrack.
This League of Enthusiastic Losers review is based on a Nintendo Switch copy provided by RedDeerGames.