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Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll
6 October 2011
Conclusion: But regardless as to that misstep, you'll likely know what to expect here. Zill O'll is neither a technical marvel nor particularly innovative within its chosen genres, but that doesn't mean it's not decent service for a built-in audience that'll probably just be happy with a scenery change.
Summary: Went wrong somewhere along the line. The original idea might have promise, but in practice the game has failed. Threatens to be interesting sometimes, but rarely. How we score: The Destructoid Reviews Guide
Excerpt: When you think of the heyday of RPGs in the PlayStation 2 era, you think of a time when things were simple: characters didn’t always run around in a fully-realized 3D world, graphics weren’t nearly as crisp as the HD glory we’ve grown accustomed to, many scenes weren’t fully voiced over, and some of...
Pros: Strong soundtrack, Engaging leveling system
Cons: ad voice acting, Town travel, world travel, and conversations feel like something out of 2004, Sub-par graphics, Boring combat
Summary: A stately turn-based RPG series from Japan gets turned on its head with a hack-and-slash interpretation by Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force. The result definitely feels different, but after a few hours you might discover there's still not a lot new here despite all the changes.
Pros: Complex melee combat, Balanced quest progression, Different take on the RPG formula
Cons: Heavily repetitive dungeon crawls, Camera mostly works against you, Another "avenge-my-daddy" story, Nothing to do besides fight
Conclusion: Trinity Souls of Zill O'll is a valiant effort to focus on a more plot-driven game rather than the mindless button mashing of the Warriors series, but the game could have used considerably more polish, especially in terms of presentation.
Excerpt: This Japanese RPG is set in a Western fantasy setting that sees goblins, elves and all sorts of magical nasties populate this Dungeons & Dragons type universe. With the company behind the popular Dynasty Warriors behind Trinity: Souls of Zill O’ll , you are already guaranteed a hack 'n slash...