Reviews and Problems with Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume
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Impression: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume
15 April 2010
Excerpt: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume both is and isn't your normal Valkyrie Profile game. First off, this is a tactical RPG unlike the prior titles in the series, so everything takes place on a grid, but it's not a basic tactical game either.
Conclusion: Concept: Focus on the mortals instead of the gods in a grid-based Valkyrie Profile spin-off
Graphics: Good character art, though the in-battle sprites are nothing special
Sound: The soundtrack is occasionally excellent, but there are plenty of generic tunes
Playability: Though the controls are easy...
Summary: I like many things about Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, and one thing drives me crazy. Horrendous misbalancing moves the tactical action out of the realm of acceptable challenge and into the arena of absurdity.
Summary: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume
is an excellent addition to any DS library. With polished presentation, intriguing storyline, action-packed battles, and branching paths, this is an entry to the series that is quite worthy of bearing the Valkyrie Profile name.
Pros: Polished presentation with gorgeous graphics and soundtrack., Excellent SRPG gameplay.
Cons: Enemies can be a bit sluggish., Only 4 party members taken into battle.
Excerpt: You mustn’t let fear or regret have the better of you, master. It is through sin that your desires shall be fulfilled. - Ailyth, Servant of Hel The story of Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume has a darkness of tone long absent from Japanese RPGs.
Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume – Staff Review
11 April 2009
Excerpt: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume represents a bit of a step back in time for the series. Where Valkyrie Profile: Silmeria led the series in a more optimistic direction, Covenant of the Plume returns to the tragedy and gloom of the first game in the series, choosing the theme of sacrifice in...
NDS Review - 'Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume'
10 April 2009
Summary: Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume follows the story of the young soldier Wylfred, who seeks retaliation against the valkyries since Lenneth took his father's life. Now he waits for an opportunity to strike back just as the future of Midgard is about to be decided in battle once again.