There is a good chance that
youíve played Dynasty Warriors if you are reading this review. Well Iíve
some good news for those of you who just want action exploding out your
screen. Devil Kings takes the gorgeous visuals of DW and takes the
fantasy element up to the next level, making for an amazingly good
looking game that is a heck of a lot of fun to play.
The beautiful thing about this
game is that it doesnít take itself too seriously and is an overblown
tale of mammoth proportions. What we have is basically ultra powerful
warlords that are bitter enemies and you can choose who you want to be.
The combination of magic and modern weapons is really cool and the
characters themselves are really freaky which made me like it even
As in the Dynasty Warriors
series, you have some great rendered cutscenes to move the story along
and these are sometimes laugh out loud funny. The aim of the title is to
fight your way through the massive hordes in your way and get to the
warlords (bosses) at the end of the map that you are currently going
through. You equip at the start of a mission and allocate weapons and
powers, then get into it.
During the game you will gain
experience and these points add to your abilities and can be used to
improve many areas of your performance. These include aerial attacks
that have to be seen to be believed. The graphics are so sweet that you
just want to keep doing special attacks all the way through, itís just
In the heat of battle you can
power up your Fury Gauge that allows you to really get stuck into your
enemies, essentially lashing out with a powerful attack that takes out
everything around you. Despite the crazy action that takes place on the
screen, the frame doesnít really take a hit at any stage which is
If you are looking for over the
top action with nice graphics and easy to get into action, then this is
most definitely for you. Cool stuff!