Tag: Tecmo Koei

Nobunaga’s Ambition: Taishi Review

A Singular Ambition

HIGH  A fascinating blend of strategy and history rare for console gaming.

LOW The real-time tactical combat is often slow and laborious.

WTF Why are some of the most helpful menus tucked behind DS4 touchpad presses?


Blue Reflection Review

The Smile Is Mightier Than The Sword

HIGH The bosses, who appear to have been pulled out of a From Software game.

LOW Trying to puzzle out how the ‘ugly bear doll’ sidequest worked.

WTF Yay! My pocket monster grew up to be prime minister of the monster cave!


Toukiden 2 Review

 Slayin’ Alive

HIGH Locking a boss in place and shredding it to bits with the chain whip.

LOW The awkward approach to multiplayer remains largely unchanged.

WTF Double amnesia? At least they poke fun at it…


Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers Review

Seeking God, Because It Needs The Help


HIGH A good translation of Dynasty Warriors into a turn-based strategy game.

LOW The good translation also brings the bad parts of Dynasty Warriors.

WTF If there’s going to be touch control support, do it right!