Excerpt: It’s been an interesting generation for RPGs, one that has seen more innovation than any other in the past decade. We’ve seen the genre’s standard bearer in Final Fantasy go online, while more obscure series like Shin Megami Tensai have climbed the ranks to set new standards for what an RPG can be.
Excerpt: Steambot Chronicles is one of those games which reach across genre lines to appeal to a wider number of gamers. Steambot features plenty of RPG qualities such as character development, story, NPCs, etc.
Excerpt: Steambot Chronicles , formerly known as Bumpy Trot in Japan, is a unique take on previous ideas. Though a sandbox game at heart, it aspires to give a fun feel to what can sometimes become a stale offering in other cases.
Excerpt: My experience playing through Steambot Chronicles: Battle Tournament was a strange love/hate incident. What started out in excitement and intrigue with the dialogue options and customization possibilities for my Trotmobile was quickly dampened by the utterly boring missions and fetch quests I was...
Excerpt: Looking at Steambot Chronicles from an artistic point of view, the game looks good, if a bit humble. The character designs are nice, as are the various trotmobiles. The latter is especially true once you delve into the various customization options that are available.
Excerpt: When it comes to RPGs, time and time again Atlus has proven that they are one of the best. With their large collection of both entertaining and unique RPGs, Atlus has gained quite a fan following.
Conclusion: Steambot Chronicles is a game I would recommend trying at least once. Despite the occasionally annoying gameplay, lack of challenge (except in controls), and shallowness in some aspects, the game is a blast to play if you like sandboxes.
Excerpt: One of the latest announcements from Atlus USA is the localization of an upcoming game titled Steambot Chronicles . The game is set for a release date in spring of 2006 and will be released for the PlayStation 2 console.