Summary: War is never pretty, but Valkyria Chronicles makes a case that it could be. The spirit of a hand-drawn children's book runs deep within this game's graphics and gameplay, turning the cold, hard reality of war into a surrealistic and strangely beautiful affair.
Excerpt: First of all, we really must apologize for the delay in delivering this review. It’s not much of an excuse to say we were completely swamped during the hectic release period between October and November last year, but that’s our only defense.
Excerpt: Something the PlayStation consoles are known for is the amazing selection of RPGs, but sadly, Sony’s latest console, the PlayStation 3, has been lacking in the RPG department. Many PS3 owners are dying for some RPG action, but luckily Sega WOW, makers of such great RPGs such as Skies of Arcadia and...
Excerpt: Every holiday season there's one game that's buried in the onslaught of juggernaut releases that deserves more attention than it ultimately gets. This year, Sega is hoping to avoid that fate with its strategy RPG, Valkyria Chronicles.
Excerpt: The recent trend within storytelling in gaming has been to move away from linear storylines and lean on the side of player freedom, allowing a person to choose between options and in a way make their own story.