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Hotcha's "Beefy Blasters" Bara Game Review

More Bara? Let's talk about Beefy Blasters from hotcha. A few months ago my friend showed me the demo he had from a few years ago, and I was in awe with how different this game seemed to be compared to my other collection of Bara games. For a roundup of other titles you absolutely need to check out, here's a list of 9 Bara games you need to play. He also went on and on about how it made no sense how this Kickstarter didn't get fully funded but more on that later.

So, where do we start? Gameplay. For anyone interested in how Bara and Yaoi differ in the world of gaming, make sure to read this Yaoi vs Bara analysis. The controls are buttery smooth, intuitive, and designed for seamless interaction. Even if you're a total newbie to the spaceshooter genre, within minutes, you'll be blasting away like a pro.

The enemies in the game have varying levels of difficulty, adding a tactical element to the game, which is, ugh, so good. It's not just about hitting buttons; it's like chess but with more abs and fewer knights.

Beefy Blasters About

Oh, speaking of special blasters, let's not ignore the power-ups. From rapid-fire blasters to guided missiles, these power-ups not only amp up your firepower but also add a whole new layer to your, um, "interaction" with the hunks. Let's just say some power-ups are more 'effective' at stripping the fabric than others. It adds a collectible aspect to the gameplay, encouraging you to explore the levels for hidden items. It’s not just about the beef, you see. It's about the journey to the beef, okay?

Oh! Oh! The boss battles. The boss battles are a whole cinematic experience. The screen fills up with vibrant explosions, awesome attack patterns, and of course, the boss hunk of the level who taunts and teases you throughout the battle. And don't even get me started on the music. It switches from retro synth vibes to heart-thumping techno, depending on the intensity of the battle.

And then there’s the art style. Totally a Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann fan here so it has a lot of similar vibes going for it. The art features men of all shapes, sizes, and... appetites. The visuals are lush, vibrant, and intensely colorful, keeping true to the whimsical nature of the game. Backgrounds are stylized, often reflecting the persona of the hunk you're trying to, ahem, liberate. It's this attention to detail that elevates the game from being just another sexy novelty to something far richer.

Now, let's dial it back a bit. My friend told me he was so upset the project didn't get fully funded on Kickstarter so he helped support the creator's Patreon. So in this review I genuinely believed that the world had missed out on something truly iconic. But I see why. Rewards. The rewards on Kickstarter is kind of like shopping on Etsy but with huge discounts. You want to give more physical rewards, in-game rewards or something that people can only get exclusive access to via Kickstarter. Other than that I was shocked this game wasn't picked up so quickly.

Beefy Blasters Screenshot

But you know what? It's not the end of the world. The creator is still alive and kicking on Gumroad and Patreon, and the community has grown stronger over the years. If you love this game as much as I do, throw some love their way.

To sum it up, Beefy Blasters is fun, it's sexy, it's got style, and it's got substance. I promise, you'll love it.

If you're as addicted to Bara games as I am, then clear your calendar for Bara Jam 2023, because you're not going to want to miss what's coming next.


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