Summary: Dragon’s Crown is a side scrolling/Beat em up/RPG for the PS Vita & PlayStation 3. You can select one of six different characters from an assortment of your normal RPG batch of dwarf, mage, human, amazon etc.
You’ve never seen an action RPG like Dragon’s Crown
Quarter to Three
29 August 2013
Excerpt: Dragon’s Crown sure is beautiful. That’s not really saying much when you talk about a videogame these days, where graphics quality is so often praised regardless of artwork. As long as the tank, dragon, or space marine is anti-aliased, some yahoo is going to call it out for “jaw-dropping” graphics.
Summary: I love Dragon’s Crown. No, perhaps it would be better stated that I love, love, LOVE Dragon’s Crown (have to get all three love’s in there). Vanillaware’s incredible beat’em-up-based RPG absolutely captured my heart as I stated in my The same time that I was playing through the console iteration of...
Summary: Dragon’s Crown is another feather in Vanillaware’s crowded cap. The class-based system works well, offering a wide variety of skills that provide sufficiently different experiences for each character to warrant spending time leveling up several at a time.
Conclusion: The years of effort that went into Dragon's Crown culminate in an excellent modern take on the classic arcade brawler that turns out to be a perfect fit for the Vita. If you've got both a PS3 and a Vita, we recommend the Vita version.
Summary: Recalling developer Vanillaware's previous work on Odin's Sphere , Dragon's Crown is a 2D brawler/RPG hybrid starring a cast of over-the-top adventurers in a land of generic fantasy tropes. The combat and wide variety of enemies play to Vanillaware's strengths.
Excerpt: Dragon’s Crown is one of those games I’ve been really looking forward to this year even though Vanillaware’s games don’t excite me all that much. Grim Grimoire was one of my least favorite games of 2007 and while I enjoyed Odin Sphere and Muramasa , I can’t say either of them inspired me to keep...