The Armchair Empire Review: Overlord: Raising Hell (PS3)

The Armchair Empire writes: "After reviewing the Xbox 360 version of Overlord almost a year ago I hadn't gone back to play it though I often thought about starting it up again. I finally had a really valid excuse to go back and play it with the release of the Playstation 3 version of Overlord, subtitled Raising Hell, which has undergone some refinements that actually "fixes" some problems and adds a little more content.
The overall directive of the game hasn't changed and as I stated in my original review, "the line between victory and defeat is drawn by a gurgling rabble of Gremlin-sized minions that are both the most important weapons and tools in the game and a resource that must be properly managed. In short, Overlord straddles three different genres - strategy, action, role-playing - which should have meant a flat game that didn't get anything right, but Triumph Studios weaves the genres together in such a way as to make a compelling and fun game, with a silly sensibility."

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