Reviews and Problems with The Witch and the Hundred Knights
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Excerpt: Nipon Ichi Software (NIS) is a company I look to for quirky, niche titles that can satisfy my thirst for absurdity. Their games aren't the easiest to get into, but more often than not I find something of value tucked away in some of them.
Pros: The attack animations look cool.
Cons: Suffering through some truly awful dialogue.
Excerpt: You take control of the Hundred Knight, a creature summoned from the nether by the swamp witch Metallia. The reclusive witch has never left her swamp, but now desires to see the world outside.
Conclusion: The Witch and the Hundred Knight is rated T for Teen with ESRB descriptors of Blood, Crude Humor, Fantasy Violence, Language, Partial Nudity, and Sexual Themes. When you destroy enemies, red and purple goo can sometimes appear, so I guess that would be blood.
Excerpt: The Witch and the Hundred Knight is a rather surprising, richly detailed work of art. Many of the backgrounds in the levels are decorated with lush plant life, detailed tile patterns, and lots of shadow and light accents. One drawback of all this is they seem to have forgotten playability.
Excerpt: In some ways, you have to applaud the attempt at a darker storyline and an emphasis on fast-paced combat. After all, that's really what the market demands, isn't it? However, when you're still rooted in archaic stereotypes, the humor remains corny and oftentimes painful rather than amusing, and the...
Summary: These days, I tend to find myself gravitating less towards the most high-profile, technically accomplished games that are all but guaranteed to vacuum up awards and critical acclaim, and more towards intriguing, interesting titles that are perhaps somewhat more flawed, but which always, without...
The Witch and the Hundred Knight Review – PlayStation 3
29 March 2014
Excerpt: The Witch and the Hundred Knight is the newest offering in the Nippon Ichi rich lineage of JRPG games that includes the Disgaea, La Pucelle, and Rhapsody franchises. Like those titles, The Witch and the Hundred Knight is far from the standard turn-based RPG we have come to expect from the east,...