Excerpt: The role playing game genre has been stagnant for many years now. There are not many new ideas coming to the genre. Too many of the games are sequels or becoming anti-family. In fact the disturbing rise of the adult only games has billions of families shunning the role playing game genre altogether.
Excerpt: Ignition Entertainment recently hooked us up with a preview copy of Nostalgia . Now, we'd seen the game in action in short bursts at E3 and Run to the Sun , but I was finally able to start from scratch and see how this little titles starts off. Nostalgia is a straight-forward turn-based RPG.
Excerpt: Nostalgia starts with a nameless evil faction strong-arming a frail-looking young girl into retrieving an ancient artefact. There’s a commotion and a heroic looking hero bursts in, destroys all the evil minions and rescues the girl, as heroes are wont to do.
Captivating fortune-seeking adventure with steampunk theme.
Common Sense Media
13 January 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Nostalgia is a beautiflly drawn role-playing game that has a steampunk theme. You will adventure in a fantasy world with wizards and other fortune seekers, and fly in fantastical machines. If you run out of health in the game, the words ‘You Died’ come on the screen.
Conclusion: Naturally, Edward decides to take off in an airship to search the globe, gather some compatriots, find his dad, and make a name for himself. The atmosphere is superficially similar to Sega's excellent Skies of Arcadia, especially with a young girl named Fiona who wields mysterious powers, although...