Join our Discord to chat with fellow friendly gamers and our knowledgeable contributors!

Not an American user?

Description

Axiom Verge is a 2D metroidvania platform shooter centered around the protagonist Trace, a scientist who, after an experiment gone wrong, finds himself on the world of Sudra. By the time Trace arrives on Sudra he finds this world and his civilization collapsed due to the release of the "Pathogen". With help of the Russalki (giant war machines that guard Sudra), Trace has to fight back the invading forces and return back across The Breach to Earth.

The world of Sudra is an open world in which Trace can travel back and forth, but needs access to better gear and weapons to keep progressing. Several areas can be travelled to by means of opening up pathways with the items Trace can find along the way. This also involves backtracking. Such items include for instance the Modified Labcoat, Grapple, Laser Drill, Address Disruptor and Remote Drone. Some weapons can be used to open secret paths. None of the available energy based weapons consume ammo. Upgrades for health and weapons can also be found while exploring every nook and cranny. Backtracking is needed for optionally completing the game entirely, but most of the weapons that are needed to finish the game can be found in a linear playthrough.

The amount of alien flora and fauna on Sudra varies from area to area. The enemies respawn after leaving the general area. After killing them they leave behind some health.

Screenshots

Axiom Verge Windows Don't worry about having enemy pieces falling all over you, there are more disgusting things out there.
Axiom Verge Windows Probably the most interesting item in the game. Now you can CHANGE EVERYTHING! LITERALLY!
Axiom Verge Windows Oh, you bet. Bosses ain't here to fool around.
Axiom Verge Windows A good choice for speedrunners, since it skips all the dialogue scenes, getting right into the action.

Promo Images

Axiom Verge Screenshot
Axiom Verge Screenshot
Axiom Verge Screenshot
Axiom Verge Screenshot

Trailer


Alternate Titles

  • "アクシオムヴァージ" -- Japanese spelling

Part of the Following Groups

User Reviews

There are no reviews for this game.


Critic Reviews

Giant Bomb Windows Mar 30, 2015 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Switch Player Nintendo Switch Feb 13, 2018 5 out of 5 100
Link-Cable Wii U Sep 07, 2016 9.6 out of 10 96
Game Over Online PlayStation 4 Apr 20, 2015 90 out of 100 90
Garage Band Gamers PlayStation 4 Mar 31, 2015 9 out of 10 90
PC Gamer Windows May 12, 2015 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Windows Apr 28, 2015 84 out of 100 84
Darkstation Windows May 13, 2015 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Chums PlayStation 4 Apr 11, 2015 7.5 out of 10 75
4Players.de PlayStation 4 May 15, 2015 62 out of 100 62

Forums

There are currently no topics for this game.


Trivia

There is no trivia on file for this game.


Related Web Sites

Contributed to by krisko6 (750), Kam1Kaz3NL77 (272468) and Sciere (646122)