Reviews and Problems with Knights in the Nightmare
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22 December 2010
Summary: Strategy RPGs have been a bit overdue for something to reinvigorate the genre, for the most part it's been a game type that suffers from being too repetitive with nothing coming even close to topping the current king of the hill, Final Fantasy Tactics.
Summary: Knights in the Nightmare requires players to throw out everything they know about RPG and strategy games and embrace something altogether new and fresh. Frantic, energetic action mixes with thought-provoking tactical gameplay, all within a beautifully rendered fantasy setting and presented through a...
Excerpt: When Knights in the Nightmare originally released on the Nintendo DS, I must admit, I was a bit hesitant to try it. After all, if I have to spend hours looking at tutorials before I can even begin playing the game, perhaps the game will be far too complex to be enjoyable.
Excerpt: Originality is a valued trait in console RPGs; RPGamer feels that it's important enough to be one of its six graded sub-categories. Unlike the other categories however, a high score in this category isn't necessarily a positive thing, as much as it's treated as such.
Summary: Reviewing a game that you've already played in some other form is usually pretty easy. And to be honest, it's rarely ever quite as good the second time around. These days, with everything being ported and translated, the chances of playing something twice are fairly good.
Excerpt: When requested to review Knights In The Nightmare -- a slick, well-designed strategy game by Atlus/Sting -- I was immediately onboard. Strategy is my thing. Of all the adjectives I’ve used to describe the genre, the word “intense” is not one of them.
Excerpt: Knights in the Nightmare is a strategy role playing game set in a really strange world. The story starts in an abandoned run down church. You know that has to be in some fantasy world. The churches this reviewer knows are well lit up, contain people, and are taken well care of.
Excerpt: Though Knights in the Nightmare , a port of last year's DS game, comes with a number of graphical tweaks and a revamped tutorial, the changes end there. Anyone hoping for a massive revamp of the game's mechanics will be sorely disappointed.
Excerpt: A well-intentioned mistake made generations ago is forgotten as time passes, and a recent series of poor decisions by do-gooders and selfish moves by the insidious cause not just the decimation of the inhabitants of the world, but threaten to unravel all of existence.