Unchained Blades follows the story of the dragon emperor, Fang, who after being stripped of his powers by the goddess Clunea, embarks on a journey for revenge and to regain his true form. Arrogant and vengeful, Fang is joined in his quest by a cowardly golem prince, a shy medusa priestess, a young phoenix clan maiden, and many other mythical beings seeking to meet with the goddess.
|7||The first-person genre is a little known genre with hardcore fans and brutal difficulty. XSEED Games catered to that market with last year's PSN release of Wizardry, but this year they have a new title which attempts to appeal to those interested in the genre, but are not confident enough for an old-school approach; Unchained Blades. Known for its unique mix of art styles due to its collection of various well-known character designers in Japan, it attempts to bring together the first-person dungeon RPG genre with some of the gameplay elements common in Japanese RPGs. How this works in practice, however, is somewhat of a mixed bag. |
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