Tag: Agetec

Silent Line: Armored Core – Review

Publisher Agetec may want to get away from the "same-old, same-old" reviews the Armored Core series usually receives, but it's going to take more than a little switcheroo in the title to get the job done. Silent Line is the seventh entry in developer Fromsoft's long-running cult series, but there's really very little to differentiate it from the others previously released. This can be viewed as either a good or bad thing depending on your experience with (and love of) the games, but as a seasoned veteran of all seven, I'm more than ready for this franchise to receive a complete and total overhaul.

Magic Pengel: The Quest for Color – Review

With the advent of new console technology, the potential exists for previously unseen ideas and experiences to be realized. So far, we've mostly been treated to the same concepts with better graphics and online connectivity, but those are just the obligatory first steps. With so much horsepower under the hood, it would be extremely shortsighted to avoid pushing videogames' very structure further. Looking at prime areas ripe for growth, something that seems quite logical (yet rarely implemented) is depth of customization.

Armored Core 3 – Review

How many times can one person play the same game? At least six, evidently. While I still call myself a fan of FromSoft and their Armored Core series, I think I've finally reached my breaking point. I've taken all five of the previous games to 100% and beyond. Its safe to say that I know these games inside and out, and there's no doubt that I've enjoyed being along for the ride.

King’s Field: The Ancient City – Second Opinion

I personally feel that no review of a King's Field title would be complete without describing the injustice that has plagued the series since its inauspicious beginnings. Brad has done an admirable job of defending the honor of the King's Field games and I'll add that I share in his love of these wonderfully misunderstood gems.