Adam from Awesome Games writes: 'The expansion upon another person’s idea is commonplace in the modern-day video games industry. From the hardware manufacturers’ endless attempts to master another’s initial innovation, to the blockbuster game “inspiring” an endless stream of eager copycats; seemingly, there’s no good idea that cannot be improved upon.
'And, in some ways, Tequila Works’ Deadlight is a prime example of how to accomplish this accepted practice successfully. There’s nothing new here, but the execution is pleasingly sound. Nevertheless, the gratifying wow-factor that one gets from the initial spark of original brilliance isn’t often repeated from a clever re-imagining or refinement, and, as expected, the same holds true for Deadlight.'