Welcome to Aarklash, a land of chaos where incessant battles between the forces of Light, Destiny and Darkness have lasted since the beginning of time. At the heart of this conflict, a group of mercenaries, wrongly accused of crimes against the Lion of Alahan, is being hunted down. Convinced that they are in the right, and intent on fighting their enemies to the bitter end, they will set forth on an epic adventure where they will discover dark secrets. A path strewn with obstacles and many unfriendly characters awaits them. Go into battle and fight for your life! Your actions will determine the destiny of Aarklash…
Inspired by the Confrontation figurines universe, Aarklash: Legacy is a tactical adventure game. The player will find himself at the heart of the intrigue, controlling a group of 4 characters and leading them into battle across the lands of Alahan, Acheron, and the Behemoth. Final victory for the mercenaries is gained by the use of a wide range of powers which are enhanced through looting items and managed via skills trees which can be reset at will. Interaction between the heroes is also important and real bonds will be created between them as the game progress. Both fun and action await you in Aarklash: Legacy!
Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, Processor: AMD/Intel Dual Core running at 1,8 GHz (AMD Athlon II and Intel Core2Duo are the oldest CPU architectures recommended); Memory: 2 GB RAM (4 GB RAM recommended) Graphics: Integrated or mobile graphic card, with at least 256 MB of dedicated VRAM and with at least DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 4.0 support. ATI/AMD Radeon 3800 series and above and NVIDIA GeForce 8600 series are minimum required graphic cards; DirectX: Version 9.0c; Hard Drive: 4 GB available space; Sound Card: Integrated or dedicated DirectX 9 compatible soundcard Patched to version 1.134
Posted on 2013-10-18 20:19:33 byCryptoSeven:
I can't remember last time I played a game with such tasty combat. There are tons of options and every little decision matters. It's a micromanagers dream. Skills are very diverse and you are free to creatively come up with combos, in fact you have to or the enemies will kick your ass. They all have their own unique traits and some very deadly abilities. Game is hard in the mostread more satisfactory way. Try to bash through the enemy resistance and you will be locked down in no time, but once you learn their weaknesses some adversarial gonads will be hurting.
Every character come with their unique skill tree and you can rebuild it any time you like. It's brilliant. Combined with your ability to choose which 4 of the 8 characters to bring you can try all kinds of interesting builds. Between fights there are some puzzles. I quite liked them. Nothing too hard but leaves you feeling clever and they're always logical.
Story kept me engaged, albeit some voice work is terribly over acted. I'd say you might be disappointed if you're expecting a fleshed out rpg. 100% focus is on gameplay. There are no side quests or lore to get lost in, no grinding, no backtracking. It's a game for strategy enthusiasts who want streamlined thinking man's action. It's a game for people who thrive on grim opposition and squeel a little when they finally figure out the perfect response and fire off 7 deadly spells in perfect harmony.
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Posted on 2013-10-18 16:17:49 byveryalien:
I own this on Steam and can say the combat is top notch. It fuses WoW raid mechanics with a MOBA style interface. You need to pay careful attention to the enemies abilities and execute your strategy properly to pass an encounter.
Otherwise, not much else to see here, unfortunately. The story and world are laughably bad, and the puzzles are snoozefests.
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Posted on 2013-10-19 14:17:35 byKublacron:
I have seldom enjoyed a games fighting mechanics as well as I have this game. It is simple, yet strategic at the same time. For a modern R PG this game really brings back feelings of the classics gone by.
I would say if you like action and strategy combined, this game is for you. Not a lot of depth to the story, but it does the job. Good graphics and effects without taking up 20 gigs of hard drive.
One of my favorite games this year.
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