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Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom
5 June 2012
Excerpt: What is there to say about action-RPGs? Nothing, right? We get a lot of them on our plate and except for a few exceptions (Dungeon Siege, Titan Quet) they never manage to get even close to the undefeated king of the genre: Diablo 2.
Excerpt: With two games already released on the PSP, the Untold Legends series has been doing the hacking and slashing business for quite sometime, but only now has the series made its epic journey to the shiny, new PS3. Making it the first time the series has featured on a fully fledged console.
Excerpt: Ah, the launch title - so full of wonder and anticipation. You know what I mean: you wonder if the launch titles will be any good, and you anticipate better games coming out for the console later in its lifespan.
Excerpt: Sony Computer Entertainment's Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom marks an early attempt at utilizing the Playstation 3 to put together a memorable experience to anchor it's early game lineup. Though it’s not terrible, Untold Legends (UL) does not offer up a next-gen experience per se.
Excerpt: In the last few years, the PSP has seen a couple of installments of Sony Online Entertainment's action-RPG series Untold Legends . The series has basically stuck to the PSP, but coinciding with the launch of Sony’s latest console, the PlayStation 3, is the release of Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom for...
Excerpt: Untold Legends: Dark Kingdom is the latest entry in the dungeon crawling series of action RPGs, and marks the first time the series has appeared on a home console. Being one of the PlayStation 3's first RPGs you might expect it to dazzle with next-gen shine and wow with some well tested...
Excerpt: Sometimes, being a soldier for the king can be thoroughly thankless task. Everyone knows it. But, if that weren't the case, we wouldn't get the tale of loyalty, betrayal and redemption that is Untold Legend: Dark Kingdom. The land of Dureth is a troubled place.
Conclusion: Dark Kingdom is as basic an Action-RPG as you'll likely find on any generation of console hardware, as mired in tradition as any to come before it. No doubt for some people that will sound enticing, but this is a genre crying out for a dose of originality and a shove forward into a new era.