Etrian Odyssey IV plays similarly to its predecessor with an tough, old-school dungeon RPG feel where one false move can sound defeat. New to this entry is the ability to see the infamous F.O.E. super enemies on the dungeon map and a new newbie-friendly mode which takes you back to the town when you die (instead of getting a game over) and gives you an item to whisk you out of the dungeon at any time. Also, you get to ride in a hot air balloon!
|9||Ever since Etrian Odyssey's first release back in 2007, the dungeon crawler RPG series has been known for being tough, but rewarding. It harkens back to the oldest of the old-school classics that fans of the genre fondly remember. Each entry in the series further refined those aspects, but the series was never that accessible to newcomers. The newest entry in the franchise, Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titans, attempts to fix that issue and it does so wonderfully. |
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