DRAGON’S DOGMA Review: An Overlooked and Underrated Adventure   Leave a comment

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Sword and Sorcery games have always been a favorite genre of mine in anything. There are many out there that have been memorable over the past couple years such as Dragon Age: Origins, Eternal Sonata, and the game that made dragons cool again, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

But a few months after the release of Skyrim, there was another Sword & Sorcery game that came out under the radar on May 22, 2012: Dragon’s Dogma.

Developed and published by Capcom, Dragon’s Dogma is an action role-playing game for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The director of the game, Hideaki Itsuno, is also the director of Devil May Cry 2, Resident Evil: Outbreak, and Devil May Cry 3 & 4. Needless to say, he improved over the years, which Dragon’s Dogma is proof of that.

Story:

Dragon’s Dogma is clichéd, typical…

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Dragon’s Dogma, Dark Arisen (PS3) – A Bright Spot for Capcom   Leave a comment

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I’ve written some things about Capcom’s inability to continue the development of its major franchises. At the same time, newer series the company has created constantly appear to be  foundering (is this a screaming endorsement or what?). I’m wondering if it all comes down to development resources, particularly that we’re now in the era of the quarter-billion dollar game. Whatever the reason for Capcom’s woes, Dragon’s Dogma represents another major launch of an original title.

First off, I want to couch any positive review with some warnings that there are some huge problems with Dragon’s Dogma. Surprisingly, they don’t detract from the parts of the game that actually work well, but given the huge amounts of investment that must have been involved in the development, the number and magnitude of flaws is downright perplexing. The long and short of it is that the combat system is very…

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn   Leave a comment

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Skyrim – Dragonborn is the action role-playing open world video game (ARPG).  A game where you have direct control over characters and which has elements of real-time action and adventure. It was developed by Bethesda Game Studios.  The PC version was released on February 5, 2013.

Skyrim is the name of the fictional world in which the game takes place. You can find mysterious shrines, unknown caves, ancients castles, unnamed artifacts and dragons. You can travel on your own or steal/buy a horse. Move from city to city on the carriage and even visit distance islands on the boat.

You can choose your character from 10 different playable races who possesses their own unique abilities and powers. You can create a character with a unique appearance and play, from a skillful swordsman to a powerful mage.

It has a main quest/ story line  which investigates dragons, but you also can explore side quests  and talk to NPCs and…

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