Dealspwn: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Preview - We We We We So Excited


'In sheer gameplay terms, we’re very excited about Reckoning. Seemingly pulling in all of the best bits from Dragon Age, The Elder Scrolls and Fable in terms of looks, feel, combat and specialisation, the only thing that remains to be seen is what’s going to tip the scales further to ensure this isn’t just a comparison piece. Reckoning needs to have a personality all of its own and, with few story details emerging at the moment, going toe-to-toe with the best in the business, it seems to be far more of a homage to others than one forging its own identity.

That said, one of my favourite games of the last year or so, Singularity, was a game that read like an FPS Best Of, so it’s a formula that can work. In spite of my own well-document predilection for a good story, the RPGs we’ve seen emerging in the last twelve months have been short on fun. Dragon Age II and Final Fantasy XIII both served up games that were astonishingly poor when it came to actual gameplay. 38 Stud...

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Calahad2776d ago

Hm, I have been looking forward to this game for quite some time. The story is actually is written by one of my favorite authors....R.A.Salvatore