Excerpt: Some things in a gamer’s life are for certain. For example; you’ll always have to add 25 years to a release date of 3D Realms, when it’s Christmas you’ll be smothered in EA’s sports games and every now and then the console gamer will be confronted with a new Dynasty Warriors game.
Excerpt: makes it really hard to tell just what it is that KOEI uses as the formula to determine whether a new entry in the series gets a new number or a spin-off title. There are some new tweaks and content such as characters as well as a few improvements to gameplay.
Excerpt: The turbulent Three Kingdoms period of China’s history has elicited a substantial amount of media attention. From the infamous Romance of the Three Kingdoms books to the upcoming movie based on the Battle of Red Cliffs, the Three Kingdoms of Wu, Shu and Wei get a lot of press even thousands of years...
Pros: + New characters and updated maps.
Cons: - Audio is the same craptastic quality as before.
Excerpt: I remember when I hooked up my first PS2. I had only four games back then: Tekken Tag Tournament , Summoner , DOA2 Hardcore? , and my favorite one, Dynasty Warriors 2 . It was a type of game that I had never played before, and it was amazing for the hack ‘n slash guy hidden deep within me.
Conclusion: Dynasty Warriors 5 is a game that feels like déjà vu all over again. While diehard fans of the series will probably once again enjoy being able to slice their way through all the same battles once again, even they may be disappointed at the removal of the empire mode, which is seemingly for no good...
Pros: Bodyguard system has been upgraded, and the stronghold system adds some much-needed variety, Smooth frame rate, despite there being tons and tons of enemies onscreen, 48 playable characters, each with his or her own unique storyline.
Cons: Cool features found in Dynasty Warriors 4: Empires have been removed here, The core gameplay just feels extremely tired after so many iterations, Cheesy voice acting and soundtrack.
Conclusion: Delivering any sort of satisfying score is almost impossible on a game like this, because you'll be approaching it from so many different angles. If you're the type who loved the previous incarnations with an almost carnal bent, you'll be screaming out for more of the same, and the fifth Dynasty...
Conclusion: Natürlich darf man Taito Legends 2 nicht aktuellen Neuerscheinungen gegenüberstellen, sondern muss andere Retro-Sammlungen zum Vergleich heranziehen. Und da schneidet es trotz einiger doch arg angestaubter Füll-Titel, die wahrscheinlich niemand wirklich vermisst hätte, ziemlich gut ab.