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Online Chess Kingdoms

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PSP Review - 'Online Chess Kingdoms'

WorthPlaying
11 October 2008
  • Summary: Exercising your mind and your fingers, Online Chess Kingdoms updates the original “brain game” and brings the classic game of chess to the PSP in an entirely new format. The title introduces new modes of play, detailed fantasy graphics and groundbreaking infrastructure support in which players battle for control in a persistent online world.
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Overall 7
6.8

Online Chess Kingdoms

Just RPG
31 December 2007
  • Excerpt: Online Chess Kingdoms takes traditional chess and blends it with a fantasy world. Add in some online multiplayer, and Online Chess Kingdoms definitely sounds like a game that chess fans will be eager to play. Long ago, the God-like Phrenos created the universe from five different forces. He sculpted reality from Chaos, Magic, Order, and Reason, and with Spirit, he brought life to his great creation. For many years, the universe existed like this, in a perfect balance.
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Overall 8
8.0

Online Chess Kingdoms

Playstation Illustrated
29 December 2007
  • Excerpt: I had some anticipation over this game, probably held over from my initial flashback to that "battle chess" scene from the first Star Wars movie. You wouldn't be wrong to come expecting something like that cool vision from decades past. Was George Lucas cool, or what? Trying to realize a living chessboard was easier on film than in the gaming world, judging by the lack of interesting chess videogames over the years.
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Overall 7
6.6
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 7
7.0
Funfactor 5
5.0

Online Chess Kingdoms

ME Gamers
11 February 2007
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Chess has got to be one of the oldest board games in history – right up there with Snakes n Ladders. But seriously, a game of chess requires concentration, skill, planning, and strategy. That pretty much all goes out the window when playing Online Chess Kingdoms for the PSP. Though the game does a valiant attempt to make the game of chess accessible to everyone, it ultimately is nothing more than just another chess game.
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Overall 6
6.0

Online Chess Kingdoms Review

GamerNode
15 December 2006
  • Excerpt: Online Chess Kingdoms for the PSP is by no means a blow-you-away hit title, but it does an exceptional job at giving chess enthusiasts an arena to flex their mental muscle. It offers a few different modes of play, with a handful of adornments to make the the classic game of war a little more interesting. As the name might suggest, the major selling point of Online Chess Kingdoms is its online competitive play. Making it even more unique is the way this online mode works.
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Overall 4
4.0

Online Chess Kingdoms

Hype
23 February 2008
  • Summary: I ärlighetens namn är nästan titeln en tillräcklig recension av Online Chess Kingdoms. Det är schack och det finns ett onlineläge – vad mer behöver man egentligen veta?
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Overall 4
4.4
Gameplay 4
3.5
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 5
5.0
Lastability 6
6.0

Online Chess Kingdoms

JeuxVideo.fr
11 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Les jeux d'échecs sont plutôt une denrée rare sur PSP, c'est pourquoi l'arrivée de Online Chess Kingdoms ne devrait pas passer inaperçue parmi les férus de tours, de fous et de cavaliers. A l'image du mythique Battle Chess, Konami nous propose ici un échiquier théâtre de guerres terribles entre différents royaumes pour un résultat surprenant... d'ennui.
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Overall 8
7.5

Online Chess Kingdoms

Страна игр
27 September 2007
  • Excerpt: Кого сегодня удивишь самыми обыкновенными шахматами? Игра, всем хорошо знакомая – даже если вы никогда не мечтали стать новым Крамником и с трудом помните, какой буквой ходит конь. Тем не менее опытный издатель может заработать даже на шахматах – было бы желание. И вот вам пример: хорошо известная Konami решила порадовать владельцев PSP игрой Online Chess Kingdom .
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Overall 4
4.0

Expert Review

PixiTroc
14 August 2007
  • Excerpt: Il y a très longtemps l'univers était composé de cinq forces distinctes en opposition les unes contre les autres pour conquérir la suprématie. Online Chess Kingdoms est un jeu d'échecs dans lesquels les joueurs pourront choisir de combattre avec l'une des cinq forces soit de manière...
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Overall 6
6.2
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 4
4.0
Multiplayer 7
7.0

Expert Review

PlaystationPortable.de
7 April 2007
  • Summary: Online Chess Kingdoms ist bisher auf der PSP einzigartig. Es gibt einfach keine andere Umsetzung auf dem Edelhandheld und wer eine Partie Schach spielen möchte und dabei eine relativ breite Funktionsvielfalt sucht wird gut bedient. Zwar sind die verschiedenen Spielmodi nicht jedermanns Geschmack, dennoch überzeugt der Onlinemodus, obwohl die Ladezeiten je nach Spieler sehr ausgedehnt sein können.
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