If your head doesn’t ring when you hear about The Legend of Tianding, you’re not alone. The action game flies a little under the radar, but it’s a hit on Steam and is definitely worth a look with its fast-paced and stylishly staged combat. If you have the Xbox Game Pass, you will soon have the chance to do so, because the title lands in service on November 1st.
You can watch a trailer for the game here:
The Legend of Tianding – Battle your way through the action game as a Taiwanese Robin Hood
The Legend of Tianding – Action Game ends up in Game Pass
It’s all about this: The sidescroll fighting game was released on Steam back in 2021 and has had a lot of positive reviews since then. It currently says “extremely positive” with 1835 ratings. The title also scored 81 for the Switch version and 80 for the PC version on Metacritic.
In The Legend of Tianding, we take on the role of a Taiwanese Robin Hood who steals from the rich and feeds the poor. Of course not everyone likes that and so we fight our way through the streets of Taipei, early 20th century. Among other things, kung fu techniques are used.
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You can also expect platforming passages. By the way, the story is based on a true story and is stylishly staged. Chinese comics served as inspiration. The game is good for in-between times, as according to howlongtobeat.com and reviews you can complete it in about four to six hours.
Will you keep an eye on the title? Have you heard of this before?