Aura 2 the Sacred
Rings is a classic point and click adventure game which is oozing
with old school grace, however features 21st century graphics in
this extraordinary tale of good versus evil. The story of Aura 2 the
Sacred Rings begins in ancient times where a mysterious clan of
keepers guard a collection of ancient sacred rings that when united
grant the wielder with infinite power and immortality.
the clan of keepers, a rival clan has discovered this artifact and
their nefarious leader Durad makes an attempt to procure this item
for his evil ways. The clan decides to name Umang as their as their
savior as he travels on a wondrous journey through portals unknown
in an attempt to outwit Durad and his clan.
Easy to navigate
mouse-driven, point-and-click interface.
More than 25
inventive cerebral puzzles and challenges.
worlds to explore: No Man's Land, Manula Valley, and the
engine blends together beautiful pre-rendered graphics and
environmental interaction with immersive special effects.
of gameplay with multiple choices that can affect the journey's
More than 40
minutes of incredible cut-scenes.
More than 400
beautiful locations to fully-explore.
A fully realized
cast of characters to interact with.
musical score with 8 varied themes to compliment gameplay.
Needless to say, the
story revolving around Aura 2 is fascinating and the developers do a
great job at setting up the tale between these two dark forces with
over 40 minutes of cutscenes, you will soon become lost in this
amazing universe as you become the star of this epic game.
really pushes the story of Aura 2 along are the detailed characters
that your player interacts with who have really been fleshed out to
assist the gamer immerse into the variety of different areas that
your characters will interact with in an attempt to solve a wide
gamut of puzzles.
The gameplay is
reminiscent of those old point and click games, once made famous by
Sierra that are now unfortunately a thing of the past. Apart from
finding a variety of items and using them with the gaming
environment, the gamer must also solve a plethora of puzzles that
range from easy to difficult in an attempt to save the known world
from the threat of Durad.
Unlike traditional click and point games, Aura 2 is a non-linear
story and depending on your choices, it will affect certain aspects
of the title so you are easily guaranteed at least one more play
after you have finished this game. The successful gamer should be
able to finish this title in around 20 or so hours, given their
experience in adventure type games.
Graphically, Aura 2
is a visual treat that successfully combines pre-generated cutscenes
with in-game graphics and match that with a variety of gorgeously
created special effects and its easily to get lost in this title.
The developers have also recreated various aspects of this mythical
world and every facet is different which allows the gamer to explore
for hours upon hours. Match this with a beautifully orchestral
sounding musical score and a variety of sound effects, one cannot
help but get the feeling of a blockbuster movie made right. Superb!
In conclusion Aura 2 the Sacred Rings is an engaging title that returns gaming to
yesteryear with a 21st century twist in the ways of a beautifully detailed
gaming engine and a first classic soundtrack. My only grip with Aura
2 is that some of the puzzles were a little difficult to solve that
will test your logic and probably your patience. Check it out!