Brawl Stars: How Good is Brawl Stars? Is Supercell’s newest game worth a try?

Arnab Mukherjee
|Published 18/09/2020

How good is Brawl Stars? Is it something truly special or just a Clash Royale substitute? More importantly, is it worth your time? Find out here!

Supercell has been one of the most successful companies in the mobile gaming scene in the last 10 years. Moreover, quite admirably, they’ve done it with a fairly small line up of games, unlike other major companies. In fact, you can count the no. of games on just one hand.

They’ve also done it with a relatively small group of employees. So, its safe to say that when Supercell makes something, it is built to last. Okay, enough praise about Supercell! We’re here for something else. So, let’s get to it! How is Brawl stars, their newest game, panning out so far? And, should you be playing it today?

What is Brawl Stars?

For those of you who do not know what the game is all about, first, a small intro. Brawl Stars is Supercell’s 5th entry into the online free-to-play genre. They released the game locally in Canada in June 2017 and globally in December 2018. So, it is almost 2 years old now.

The game belongs to the MOBA genre. What does that mean? Well, let’s put it this way. The game contains many heroes, whom you call brawlers. Each of these have special abilities. You use these brawlers to compete in various game modes. As you win games, you progress through the game and unlock more heroes in the process.

Sounds pretty simple, right? Right! A little boring too, right? Wrong! You see, this is where the game’s speciality comes in. Though very small and compact, it is a game with huge depth, much like its brothers.

What makes Brawl Stars special?

Remember how I said each brawler is different and has unique abilities? Well, along with that, each game mode is also different and has a unique objective. For eg, sometimes, you have to be the last man standing. On the other hand, at other times, you have to sacrifice yourself for your team’s benefit. At times, your aim will be to destroy your enemies head-on. On other occasions, you’ll just want to hide from them. Umm… sounds a lot like League of Legends, right? Of course, it does! Because this is what all great MOBA games sound like! They are fun, competitive, deep and immersive.

So, rest assured that once you start playing the game, you’ll be a fan soon enough!

Now, although we have already agreed it’s a great game, we still haven’t gotten to our main question yet! Should YOU be downloading it?

Is it worth it?

My friends, the world in 2020 is divided into two groups. There is a group that love games like Clash of Clans and Clash Royale. Then, there’s a group that really hates it. For some, the games are too slow and stressful. For others, they’re really fun and strategic. In a way, both groups are right. Those are the pros and cons of the Clash games.

This is where Brawl’s brilliance comes in. It is the best of both worlds. While Brawl can be deep and engaging for those who need it, it has such variety that every casual player can find something fun to do. For eg., you can kill lazy monsters with bad shooting skills. But, you can also face off with quality marksmen just like you.

You can hide in a bush and mess with friends or nuke strangers to death. You can even play football in the game for god’s sake! Supercell has drawn on years of experience with this. As a result, with so many game modes and so many options, there’s something for everyone! There are very few mobile games with this kind of variety.

So, of course, it is worth it! It is totally worth it!

Moreover, the game is at peak popularity right now and receives feature updates every month. It also has a thriving pro scene you can join if you take it seriously.

So, what are you waiting for? Buckle up and get ready to brawl!

Also read: How to play Brawl Stars? A quick guide for beginners.


About the author
Arnab Mukherjee

Arnab Mukherjee

An English Literature as well as Esports enthusiast, Arnab is quite the dichotomy. He fell in love with both of his passions as a kid while playing FIFA 13 on his PC. The iconic commentary of Martin Tyler and Alan Smith instilled in him a life-long love for the language and for video games. Arnab has never looked back ever since. When not engaged in his primary passions, you can find him salivating over food or snapping frames from daily life.

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