This is a transcript excerpt covering the score awarded on the So Videogames podcast, episode 297: Enter Sandman. For our in-depth thoughts and deeper discussion on Sword and Fairy: Together Forever, you can find it in episode 296: Bag Off.
The Princess Is In Another Castle (Murdering Everyone)
HIGH Fluid and fast-paced 2D hack-‘n-slash action.
LOW The English translation is (I assume) hurting the story.
WTF I’m guessing the names would mean more if I knew Chinese lore.
HIGH The apartment building is genuinely spooky.
LOW Constantly backtracking is a nuisance.
WTF I bought a soda and I died.
The Power of Swords Compels You
HIGH The dragon chase and fight.
LOW Unbelievably cheap enemy archers.
WTF The priest that can’t stop failing to save people!
Shaolin Monks Ain’t Nuthing Ta F’ Wit
HIGH A delightful homage to kung-fu films.
LOW It can get a bit repetitive at times.
WTF The music of the Wu-Tang Clan goes quite well with this game.