Reviews and Problems with Orphen: Scion of Sorcery
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A Game That Gets A Lot Of Abuse
Patrick_91 "Patrick", Amazon
24 December 2008
Summary: Like the title says, Orphen:Scion Of Sorcery gets a lot of abuse for no good reason. Sure it's one of the first games for PS2 so it isn't perfect, but there are a lot worse games out there. Graphically, Orphen still looks pretty good. The character models still look very, very good for a 9 year old game, but the environments are showing there age,They look a little bland. The camera can be a pain to move around in tight spots but nothing major.
Summary: Well, I personally liked Orphen : Scion of Sorcery. I probably liked it because as stated, Orphen is also an anime and getting to see those few anime sequences here and there got my attention. I do have to admit that Orphen is simple in it's plot (although the ending with the whole Gaia thing was pretty interesting), and the fact that it's not the best RPG in the world with it's annoying battle system at times, it's really a good game all around.
Excerpt: "Orphen is an RPG where you assume the role of Orphen, a lazy sorcerer who must help others in order to complete his destiny. The game is well implemented, with a nice blend of platform and RPG elements. It featurs a good real-time combat system and nice graphics. This was the first PS2 game i got, mainly because I like RPGs. The graphics aren't groundbreaking but they are cleanly presented and do the job very well. The gameplay is very ...