Review

Review: RAD proves there’s plenty of life left in roguelike

With its twisted spin, Double Fine brings a fresh take to the roguelike

Game Director
Lee Petty
Key Credits
Gabe Cinquepalmi (Lead Designer), Derek Brand (Lead Artist), David Earl (Composer)

With its twisted style and humour, RAD offers a fresh take on the roguelike, proving there’s plenty of life in the genre.

  • Vibrant 80s-neon comic book visuals and music
  • Some truly inspired and deranged mutations
  • Adapting to mutations makes each run feel different
  • Perspective can make some enemies and environments difficult to read
4 / 5
Version tested
PlayStation 4
Game Director
Lee Petty
Key Credits
Gabe Cinquepalmi (Lead Designer), Derek Brand (Lead Artist), David Earl (Composer)

With its twisted style and humour, RAD offers a fresh take on the roguelike, proving there’s plenty of life in the genre.

  • Vibrant 80s-neon comic book visuals and music
  • Some truly inspired and deranged mutations
  • Adapting to mutations makes each run feel different
  • Perspective can make some enemies and environments difficult to read
4 / 5
Version tested
PlayStation 4