Excerpt: Let’s cut to the chase, Devil Kings was never likely to be a game that received a score from the higher end of the spectrum, instead being fated to attain nothing more than a goodish score from yours truly.
Excerpt: They say that plagiarism is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then KOEI’s Dynasty Warriors series is currently to be found deciding whether or not to invite Capcom’s Devil Kings in for coffee after their romantic evening out.
Excerpt: Devil Kings is the latest game to offer more or less the same style of gameplay as the strangely popular Dynasty Warriors series. Dynasty Warriors has become rather infamous over how little the series changes from one game to the next, and while Capcom had a chance to do things a little differently,...
Excerpt: In a world drowning in turmoil a new breed of heroes walks the earth seeking to change the face of warfare. Some fight for the people, some for their lords, and others simply to fill their own aspirations of greatness. But they all fight for one thing: Total domination.
Conclusion: Devil Kings had the opportunity to do something different and revive the genre but has made an almost complete copy of Dynasty Warriors, complete with the same problems, none of which have been addressed.
Pros: Going crazy with six swords, The cut-scenes, One of the women wears a short skirt, No wailing guitar solos.
Excerpt: Have you played Dynasty Warriors lately? Well if you have not it seems Capcom have and I think they liked it. They liked it so much that they made a game in homage to it which contains all the best bits that we all know and love from the hours we spent from with the DW series.