Summary: A fantasy voyage through the great mythologies, Loki, an action/RPG, allows you to take on the role of one of the 4 heroes of the game, each drawn from a different mythology: a mighty Norse fighter, a fierce Greek warrior, a powerful Egyptian magician or an Aztec shaman who masters the secrets of...
Excerpt: When you set out to create a game that has effectively been done before, there is a bare minimum effort required to belly up to the bar. Loki: Heroes of Mythology does not try to disguise the fact that it is a dungeon crawling RPG in the vein of Diablo and Titan Quest.
Loki may be awfully late for the party, but this Diablo derivation is a solid rip-off with great game mechanics and atmosphere.
12 October 2007
Summary: Somebody needs to tell Cyanide that it's a little late in the day to be ripping off Diablo II. That seven-year-old action RPG provides the template for Loki: Heroes of Mythology, a derivative hack-and-slash that brings nothing new to the genre.
Pros: Outstanding atmosphere in four different campaigns, Impressive straightforward clone of Diablo game mechanics, Great monster variety
Cons: Never strays from familiar territory, Extremely tough on the easiest difficulty setting
Excerpt: Those familiar with Blizzard’s Diablo II will instantly recognize the countless similarities that Loki serves up. Cyanide as unashamedly borrowed quite a few ideas from the iconic classic that has long set a benchmark for countless point-and-click RPGs, mixing together a decent storyline with...