Life has always been on the short side, which is why there are plenty of people shooting around words like “YOLO”. It gets even shorter when you’re trapped in some cramped up space with a lot of death traps – it’s like someone wants you to actually die!
Short Life is kind of weird game – I’m still confused if it’s a platform game or a physics game. Whatever it is though, it has you playing as a random person who just wants to live long enough to see the light of day again. You’ll be controlling him/her to go through an obstacle course with death written all over it – there’s spikes everywhere, rotating pillars (with spikes of course), and falling pillars (no spikes, but will definitely flatten you like a pancake if you’re not careful). You’ll be using the left and right arrow to walk left and right, the up arrow to jump or stand up (if you were crouching), and the down arrow to crouch. The controls are tight so every press of the button has to be accurate to make sure your character stays alive. Although it’s not really a bad idea to die in this game, as the death animations are pretty funny on some occasions. Also, there are 3 stars in each stage that you can collect. These stars, aside from being a good challenge, can also be used to buy different “heroes” to use in stages, mostly for aesthetic changes only.
If you’re ready to go through 6 levels of mayhem and destruction, then head on over to Short Life – it’s fun, it’s challenging, and it’s a totally great game. Just have to warn those with a faint heart, you might want to skip this game as there’ll be blood splattered all over the game whenever you die. You can either take that as a warning, or a challenge to play this game perfectly. Whatever the case, for those who wants to play, this is a nice game to kill the time.