GamesRadar writes: "Role-playing games have come a long way since their inception in videogame-dom. The big franchises almost all sport immersive 3D worlds, iconic and developed characters, and cinematic cut-scenes. But what if you didn't want all that - the toned-down level of challenge, the movie sequences that spell out what you'd prefer to just imagine, the androgynous protagonists? The Dark Spire, then, wants to be your time machine back to the dawn of the classic, dungeon crawling RPG. It's a "love it or leave it" sort of proposition".