Summary: : Undead Knights is a fun, if basic, PSP title that cross-breeds the hack-and-slash action of Dynasty Warriors with a dumbed-down version of Overlord’s troop management to good benefit, though it often feels like it had the potential to be more than it actually is.
Excerpt: Undead Knights uses a realistic visual style, although the setting is ultra-fantastic. Literally set against a fantasy backdrop, the storyline veers into exotic territory, so the art follows. Expect to see lots of dripping, splashing gore - not surprising, considering the game's title, is it?
Excerpt: Zombie tossin' fun. Undead Knights is a game that up to this point has had absolutely no press about it. Tecmo has been quiet about this release, and after diving into the latest preview build I am not quite sure why.
Excerpt: The crowd control genre that Dynasty Warriors created hasn’t exactly been bursting with new ideas. The majority of such games largely follow the same formula of taking on legions of dim-witted enemies, whilst occasionally coming face-to-face with tougher enemy generals and discovering more efficient...
Conclusion: If you enjoy the action genre and love taking your games with you, keep your eyes peeled for this one. You can't expect it to be a replacement for God of War, but it should at least be fun. We'll have the final verdict for you in just a few weeks, so stay tuned!
Excerpt: It's apparently an unofficial rule of game design that if you add in zombies, you're automatically improving a game's quality, no matter the genre. Tecmo's Undead Knights, a hack-and-slash title that involves creating undead underlings, bucks this trend.
Excerpt: If there’s one thing in the video game world that people can’t get rid of, it’s those undead walkabouts called zombies. They’ve populated all sorts of genres and the poor sods are always receiving punishment because they just wouldn’t give up trying to eat the player’s brains.