Summary: What is on the surface a goofy-cute, cartoony game infused with Japanese tropes and cultural flavor is actually a savage and devious Rogue-like game. This is good news if you have felt coddled by easy games that hold your hand to get to the end. Mystery Dungeon will beat you. A lot.
Summary: If you enjoy playing Nethack, ADOM, Angband or one of the other roguelikes then you'll almost certainly enjoy this game. Also if you're a vetern gamer or just like games that have more of a bite, then this one is for you. Like other popular roguelikes, this game can be brutal.
Summary: I don't think any game has ever inspired such a love/hate relationship with my DS. I still play this game, despite having bought it since its release. I can't stop playing it, mostly because the game is designed to be played in short sessions and it is very easy to "relearn" when necessary.
Summary: It's a classic Roguelike on the Nintendo DS. What more needs to be said? If you are not familiar with Roguelike games, just know the following things: (1) They are completely unforgiving (2) They teach and reward patience and experimentation (3) They are not everyone's cup of tea If you're not sure,...
Summary: For those with appropriate expectations, Shiren the Wanderer provides a long lasting, challenging experience. However, those who are looking for an RPG along the lines of current offerings by Square Enix and others will likely be frustrated by its inherrently risky nature.
A good addictive fun game (if you use your brain!)
9 January 2009
Summary: As some other reviewers say, this game is not easy - you definitely have to use your brain and think very carefully about your move. And 'luck' plays to a certain degree as well. If you have not played any similar game before, you will need some time to get familiar with how things work in this type...