A game of Pawns? Dragon’s Dogma launch trailer released
See just why Dragon’s Dogma is raising so many eyebrows amongst fans of action games and RPGs alike.
Michael Plant is chief editor and writer of gaming ezine and blog GamesCatalyst.com, as well as editor of 'The Independent'’s games review printed in the Saturday supplement 'Information'. Established in February 2011, Games Catalyst endeavours to bring its unique brand of fact and satire to the videogaming community and, in tandem with 'The Independent', hopefully turn a few non-believers on to gaming while we’re at it.
Friday 11 May 2012
We’ve already shared our thoughts on Dragon’s Dogma, Capcom’s action-RPG with one foot in the mythology of ancient Greece and the other tentatively straying into the swordplay and ballistic effects of Devil May Cry.
Everything from the richness of its open world to action of the opening quests we’ve witnessed suggests Capcom might well pull off the brave step away from traditional Japanese-RPG to more the action-orientated western style of adventure games.
Meanwhile the addition of Pawns – AI-driven warriors who can be called from the ether (otherwise known as Xbox Live and PSN) to aid you in you quest – lends the game that certain something; especially as Pawns who have already played through a section of the game in the command of another play will actually feed back their past experience to make your own passage that much more assured.
Before the final verdict however, witness the game’s launch trailer for yourself to see just why Dragon’s Dogma is raising so many eyebrows amongst fans of action games and RPGs alike.
Life & Style blogs
Plus live in a folly tower and Towcester growth
Plus how much you need to earn to rent in London, and new homes figures
Plus where The Apprentices live, house price growth outside London, and househunter numbers
- 1 Stoke City investigate 'religious abuse' after 'pig's head is found in Kenwyne Jones' locker'
- 2 Gove’s lesson: spare the comma, spoil the child
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 Join Ryanair! See the world! But we'll only pay you for nine months a year
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
BMF is the UK’s biggest and best loved outdoor fitness classes
Find out what The Independent's resident travel expert has to say about one of the most beautiful small cities in the world
Win anything from gadgets to five-star holidays on our competitions and offers page.
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£240 - £260 per day: Progressive Recruitment: WPF Developer (C#, VB.Net) North...
Negotiable: Progressive Recruitment: Windows 7 upgrade UAT Application Testing...
£50000 - £55000 per annum: Progressive Recruitment: An experienced Perl Develo...
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package: Progressive Recruitmen...