Excerpt: When a new videogame is released, it can generally be placed into a conveniently marked pot with other games that are similar to it. This is something that can’t really be said of Capcom’s new adventure title ‘ Chaos Legion ‘ that clearly borrows parts from practically every genre known to man, with...
Excerpt: When I first heard of Chaos Legion , I was pretty hyped. Supposedly combining the nonstop action of Devil May Cry with strategy and RPG elements, the game had me sold instantly. Unfortunately, the game turned out a disappointment in most respects.
Excerpt: Capcom is in love with stylish action games. This much is obvious after the success of Devil May Cry . And because of this love affair, they've taken some of the basic elements (visual and musical design and even animation) to create Chaos Legion .
Pros: Legion aspect nice addition, Great looking CG, Lots of on-screen action
Cons: Repetitive to a fault, Backgrounds are drab, Linear and not as deep as it could be
Excerpt: While I certainly agree with Brad's review of Chaos Legion , I can't help but feel his final score was too generous. I have a hard time looking at the game (and its myriad flaws) as anything better than average, and that's if I was feeling particularly generous.
Summary: There was a time and age where slaughtering an endless army of look alikes was fun and engaging. Oh yes, it’s true. The premise of entering a room and killing a guy and his 50 identical cousins was seen as the norm, cutting edge even.
Excerpt: So you see "Chaos Legion" at the video store and see it's from Capcom. The first thing you think is "Devil May Cry." You see the box art and think "Devil May Cry." You look at the screenshots and think "Devil May Cry.
Excerpt: I don't know what's gotten into the water coolers at Capcom, but I find the major shift in their output to be somewhat disturbing. They've always had the gift for fast, kinetic games (especially fighters), but lately they seem content producing shallow, repetitive action titles.