Reviews and Problems with Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled
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Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled
11 January 2010
Excerpt: Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled is a new RPG that many people having been waiting to come out for quite a long time! It was first announced well over a year ago (more like a year and a half, I think) and since then, people have been wondering when it would really be released.
Conclusion: Black Sigil is a game made to deliberately give an old school experience. However, that experience is mired in tedium, never-ending combat, a story which is both mediocre and convoluted, and several huge glitches. If that can't dissuade you from buying the game, then maybe you'll enjoy it. Maybe...
Summary: Originally scheduled as a GBA title back in 2006, Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled is an Active-Time Tactical Combat RPG, featuring the traditional turn-based combat style which requires the player to observe the positions of his or her characters and also the positions of the enemies
Conclusion: For all the time Black Sigil spent in development, it’s disappointing to see such a ho-hum experience unveiled. Make no mistake – it’s not broken. The combat works, for the most part, and there’s a story worth experiencing, if you don’t mind unearthing it out from under a seemingly endless stream of...
Excerpt: “Good things come to those who wait.” It’s a saying that is, in the world of video games, often false. Three years ago, a game known only as Project Exile caught some gamers’ eyes with its “old school” graphics. The game came out after an absurd amount of delays.
Excerpt: There is a strong neo-retro trend in gaming these days, and independent RPG developers have been ahead of that curve for a long time now. There is a strong desire to recapture those warm fuzzy feelings of rose-colored nostalgia that gamers around my age felt back when we were tweens or teens playing...
Conclusion: In today’s cycle of videogame releases, it’s a rare find to find an RPG experience that takes you back to the days of the Super Nintendo. With an engaging story, nostalgic visuals, and a well put together musical soundtrack, Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled is a true gaming experience that will be...
Excerpt: It’s been twenty years since Duke Avery defeated High General Vai the Magicless and his Curse-Bringers and sealed them away in a tower north of the capitol. As Black Sigil gets underway, the region is still at peace, although the natives are getting restless as trouble seems to be brewing.