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: h, the good ol' days, when life was simpler and sprites were only two-dimensional. The kingdom of Dotnia was saved from the evil Dark King by the hero of legend, and the Dark King was sealed away, by the power of the six sages, inside of an orb.
Excerpt: For many reasons, I am thankful for the classics such as The Legend of Zelda and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past . They filled my childhood with magic and they provided a formative entertainment experience that still weighs on my mind when I approach video games some twenty years later.
Conclusion: I think anyone who enjoys the older 2D RPGs from years ago will quickly fall in love with 3D Dot Game Heroes. It successfully blends tried and true RPG themes from yesteryear with a great new look and includes the ability to create and share your characters -- all for an excellent price.
Summary: The Kingdom of Dotnia was once a well-travelled land, having the history of a famed hero who had sealed away the evil King Onyx and his fiends that overran the kingdom. After the charm of the story wore off, King Tezro of Dotnia realized that his 2D kingdom needed some serious upgrading to appeal to...
Excerpt: 3D Dot Game Heroes is an extensive homage to the Legend Of Zelda series, but it serves as more than a tribute. It’s the Zelda game that Shigeru Miyamoto and friends will never make. Nintendo creates primped, manicured experiences, designed from the outset to be masterpieces, often successfully.
Conclusion: So if you want something different from the First/Third Person Shooters, Hack and Slash or Action RPG centred releases that have been populating games consoles lately, give 3D Dot Game Heroes a shot.
Pros: Plays very well. Lots of things to do. A reminder of how games used to be, and that’s a good thing
Cons: Controls can some times be a bit tricky. The over sized sword can make things a tad easy.