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Hello again, and today I am doing a review on Valkyria Revolution. Now you may be wondering, Wait, he already did something today. Is he going insane? And I say no. I am going to start to do two things a day whenever possible. I say whenever because *gasp* I am a student, let alone a highschool student. So lets get this show on the road.
Valkyria Revolution is a cutscene heavy game in which you play as Amlet, a military mastermind in the AntiValkria squad who is also one of the five traitors. This game is a game that is set in the future past, where you are recalling the events trying to find the truth of the Revolution.
Graphics- The games graphics are amazing, but not the greatest. This is a spinoff game for the Valkyria series, but even then this game was released this year. I like the style, but my main problem is the character animation in cutscenes. They are not good. To me it could use more emotion and fluidity, but that’s my only problem with the graphics. Overall I would give this a (8/10).
Music- This games music is what made this game good to great for me. I deliberatly bought the Vangard edition just so I could get a legal copy of the soundtrack. If I could describe the music in three words, it would be beautiful and brilliant. Overall I would give this a (10/10)
Gameplay- This games gameplay is truly addicting. It realies heavily on stratigy and takes elements of RPGs into it. It’s extremely fun. However, I’m going to say that this game has too many cutscenes so you don’t have time to appreciate the game. The cutscenes do add a lot to the game, but holy cow, this game is like Okami in the sense of you have to wait, but if you do, you have one great ride ahead for you. Overall, I’d give the game play a (9/10) the cutscenes a (8/10) but the amount of cutscenes a (5/10) (Seriously, it has a ton of cutscenes, I enjoy them, but it annoys me to no end on how many there. This should be a hint game developers)
Plot- Firs of all, I’d like to say one thing. Dang (this is the kid appropriate way of saying it) it is awesome. If I say anything else about it, it would be hard not to spoil a thing because I would fanboy the heck out. Overall a (10/10)
Overall- This game may have its flaws, but I will say I love this game. This may sound like all my other reviews (minus the flaws part), but this is a diamond in the rough. If I were to give it a score, it would be 6.5/10. That may seem weird after how high it ranked in the other categories, but what this game really lacked was the heart. In my opinion, if they just put even a tiny bit of effort, this would of been a 10/10. I would still recommend this game to anyone though, but at first I was a little guilt ridden to say even one bad thing, but my job is to tell the truth and not falsely advertise. All the games I’ve played so far I’ve bought with my own money, so if there is a hiatus, I don’t have the cash. I ended reviewing this game in the end though to show this game to you to you, the reader. It’s truly a diamond in the rough. Thats all for now-