Excerpt: Dark Cloud, a PlayStation 2 game from Sony, thrusts players right into the action with this brief prologue: A peaceful celebration in the simple village of Norune is shattered when the Dark Genie awakes from a 400-year slumber.
Excerpt: I found an article on this game about a year before it came out and thinking to myself "This looks like an interesting game, you get to make your own world". I completely forgot about the game until I got a PS2 and after Christmas, found the game in the shop and instantly bought it.
Pros: + Pros-Genius game play, never played anything like it before
Cons: - Cons-Some levels are a tad too difficult to get through
Excerpt: The popular theory circulating around is that if you were to sit a thousand monkeys in front of a thousand typewriters, then in a thousand years, one of them will eventually pen the complete works of Shakespeare.
Excerpt: Introduction: When I first heard about Xenogears--a new Square RPG with an anime visual style, large robots to fight in, and a deep storyline--I became interested! When I found out that it was going to reach U.S. shores, I was even more interested!
Excerpt: Talk about a rough week. One day you're a regular kid, the next day the Fairy King is telling you that you're the last chance to save the world. Yikes! Dark Cloud puts you in control of Toan as you run, jump, fight and sneak your way past hordes of bad guys to unlock the magic atla spheres and...
Excerpt: Dark Cloud is all about a boy named Toan who is on a quest to build back his town and other towns from the destruction of an evil genie. This genie is responsible for blasting apart the towns but luckily the Fairy King teleported pieces of the towns into atla, which are orbs that holds the pieces to...
Excerpt: Published by: SCEA Developed by: Level 5 Number of Players 1 Dual Shock Yes Analog Memory Card Da Introduction: At long last, a worthy RPG for the PS2 system has arrived. Dark Cloud was one of the games we heard about last year before Sony's next gen system was released in North America, and most of...
Excerpt: Dark Cloud is Sony's second foray into the RPG genre, but the first for the PS2. It is a story of Toan, a young boy who must rebuild his world after a dark genie is released and lays waste to it.
Pros: A fun game with a lot to do, Georama system and random dungeons allow for greater customization
Cons: Battle system may be a little simple, To much time using items to repair weapons and quench thirst
Excerpt: Dark Cloud was supposed to be the Playstation's answer to the popular Zelda series. I'll be honest, I've never been a big fan of the Zelda games, but still, Dark Cloud just isn't at the same level.
Excerpt: The graphics in Dark Cloud range from beautiful to repetitive and dull, with many gradients in-between. Most of the 'good' graphics are found in the non-dungeon areas; as you rebuild the villages, they teem with people and places and things to see.