Excerpt: Sometimes, we're a little slow here at GameCritics.com. Usually, we'll have a game reviewed shortly after its release, but occasionally our relatively small staff gets overwhelmed and overlooks a game. Hey, we do our best, but pobody's nerfect.
Conclusion: textures. It is not a game that is going to truly impress visually, but taken altogether the graphics pull the plow. Like so many developers in this generation, the Nightcaster crew apparently fell in love with lighting and particle effects, and they went completely overboard with them, a forgivable...
Excerpt: One of the most intriguing games I have been waiting for on the Xbox is NightCaster. Being a huge fan of Role Playing Games, I have been disappointed in the lack of good RPGs... or should I saw the lack of any RPGs...
Conclusion: VR-1 made a valiant effort with its first action/adventure game, but the game lacks long-term value or originality. Had there been better implementation of the in-game camera and battle sequences, the game would have had a better chance of showing what it had to offer.
Excerpt: If you’re looking for an RPG, the XBox doesn’t really have a lot to offer right now. One of the systems few games that offers anything close to an RPG experience is Nightcaster . Unfortunately, the game isn’t any good, so it doesn’t really help the XBox’s lineup any.
Summary: "Most creatures that come after you will keep coming and coming even after you kill them as they tend to have nests called "Spawners" so the only way to stop them coming back again and again is to take out the Spawner.
Pros: Cool Spells, Solid Framerate, Nice control system
Cons: Repetitive, Poor story, Why is there a 3rd person mode?
Conclusion: Mit 'Nightcaster' haben sich die Mannen und Frauen des Entwicklerteams VR1 nicht gerade mit Ruhm bekleckert. Hauptschwäche ist das Gameplay, das zwar mit der Steuerung einen originellen Ansatz bietet, aber schon sehr schnell langweilt, da einfach keine Abwechslung geboten wird.
Summary: Det här var från början tänkt att vara ett av releasespelen till Xboxen. Riktigt varför de väntade med att släppa det vet jag inte, men inte var det för att göra ett bra spel av det i alla fall.