Summary: Overall, The Promised Land is a thoroughly enjoyable game. It presents a good challenge and kept my interest throughout. The music was enjoyable and provided enough variety to not get too repetitive. The graphics were believable and provided a colorful and vibrant landscape.
Excerpt: The Promised Land is the newest title from Alawar Entertainment. The new strategy game tasks you with building up a civilization using the resources of a foreign land with a limited amount of crew members from your ship.
Excerpt: When the world was to end, the gods sacrificed themselves to create Grim Angels, and save the world from Ragnarok. Asgard and Utgard, heaven and hell, battled it out a thousand years ago. Now, Utgard threatens to rise up again in Riviera: The Promised Land .
Excerpt: Riviera: The Promised Land is a unique RPG experience for the Game Boy Advance in which the player takes control of Ein, a grim angel of the realm of Asgard. With his familiar, Rose, and another grim angel, Ledah, at his side, he embarks on a journey for the land of Riviera to actuate the...
Excerpt: The Gameboy Advance, the tiny little handheld that could, has been something of a revelation for RPG fans alienated by the ever-increasing glitz and glamour of the high-powered Sony and Microsoft consoles.
Excerpt: In 2002, Japanese developer Sting produced an RPG for Bandai's Wonderswan Color entitled Yakusoku no Chi: Riviera , which saw two years later a port for the Gameboy Advance, and the next year, American localization as Riviera: The Promised Land thanks to Atlus.