Excerpt: In preparation for this review, I looked up the word 'nostalgia' in the dictionary, not because my grasp on the English language was so slender that the meaning eluded me – but because I was hoping it might shed some light on the confusion I had felt as I played 3D Dot Game Heroes.
Excerpt: 3D Dot Game Heroes is one of the most retro games Family Friendly Gaming has ever had the honor of playing. This Playstation 3 (PS3) video game includes so many references to previous role playing games that part of the fun is finding them all.
Conclusion: For a lower than average price point and greater than average fun, this game is a must have for all who enjoy good RPG/Adventure fun, and for anyone who grew up playing the games of the 80’s and 90’s.
Excerpt: Let us not be fooled by the fact that this game is in a 3D perspective nor that it is on the PS3. The truth is you have played this game before possibly many times. 3D Dot Game Heroes is essentially a 3D perspective Legend of Zelda, but most reviews get it wrong by stating it's going back to the...
Excerpt: Thereâ€™s a saying that goes Â â€œEverything old is new again.â€� Â In the gaming world, this could not be more evident. From remakes of Bionic Commando and Street Fighter 2 to sequels like Mega Man 9 and the upcoming Sonic 4, peopleâ€™s taste for nostalgia in games is at an all-time high.
Excerpt: Homage or ripoff ? There's a very fine line between those two things, and the location of said line isn't always clear. Silicon Studio's 3D Dot Game Heroes tries to walk this line ever so precariously, banking on a full acknowledgment of what it is to keep it out of ripoff territory and in the house...
Pros: Seeing the huge full-power sword for the first time.
Cons: The dungeon play can get a little monotonous.