Summary: The Chosen: Well of Souls, known in Europe as Frater, is a 3D hack 'n' slash set in the 19th century. You are sent on a mission by the monasteries to free God's Envoy, taken hostage by a mighty Alchemist Marcus who uses human souls to strengthen his own powers in order to rule the world.
Excerpt: The Chosen: Well of Souls is a budget title. At $20 there's only so much one can expect from a game. A quick glance at the credit's screen shows only a handful of people were involved in this game's creation. Still, it does some things surprisingly well.
Summary: This tale begins with the village idiot shoving a rifle in your face, stuttering about how you just might be a demon and why it's definitely a good idea for him to put some buckshot through your brainpan.
Excerpt: The story is standard fare. As you’d expect, there are Gods, alchemists, assorted monsters, etc. all vying for their place in the pantheon of The Chosen’s game world. As I said, it’s standard fare, but it’s let down spectacularly by some of the worst voice acting I’ve ever heard.
Excerpt: Polish developer Rebelmind sure seems to have an addiction to Diablo. The developer’s first title, Space Hack, was an interesting and enjoyable take on the classic gameplay style that thanks to its space themes was different enough to work.
Summary: The Chosen: Well of Souls, known in Europe as Frater, is a 3D hack'n slash from Rebelmind, set in the 19th century. You are sent on a mission by the monasteries to free God's Envoy, taken hostage by a mighty Alchemist Marcus who uses human souls to strengthen his own powers in order to rule the...
Excerpt: Und noch ein Action-Rollenspiel ... Mangel an Titeln dieses Genres herrscht dieses Jahr sicher nicht, dafür eher ein Mangel an Qualität. Nachdem viele Genrevertreter auf breiter Front enttäuschten, versucht es nun Rebelmind mit 'The Chosen'. Mit Erfolg oder doch eher nicht?
Pros: interessantes Szenario, Sammelfieber kommt auf, beschwörbare Begleiter
Cons: hüftsteife Animationen, kein Multiplayer-Modus, drei fest vorgegebene Charaktere, Probleme bei KI und Wegfindung