Battle Chasers: Nightwar
Summary: Warping you back to the halcyon days of console RPGs, Nightwar provides modern graphics and classical mechanics. It can be dense at times, but those that pierce through will find something special.
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Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a throwback to classic JRPGs, but in many ways an improvement. It’s like Aliens compared to Alien; all the aspects that made the original great have been polished up, tweaked and turned up to 11 to deliver something that is arguably even better than the inspiration.
A staple steampunk fantasy RPG that has learned well from its predecessors.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a gorgeous RPG, with expansive randomly generated dungeons, compelling combat, unique characters, and an amazing soundtrack. Teleportation across maps and within dungeons encourages exploration, and the ability to select dungeon difficulties, as well as the fact that essential game elements, such as crafting and fishing, can only be done inside dungeons creates meaningful replayability and naturally sends you crawling through completed dungeons again and again. Featuring animated comic panels, and avoiding long-winded lectures about history and lore, Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an indie game which delivers a top-tier JRPG experience.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a grand achievement from a small studio that needed a big win. It's not everyday you get to play a game that tends to reward you for everything you do. Great combat, fantastic dungeon exploration, incredible visuals and a great soundtrack. Battle Chasers: Nightwar hits all the marks
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a magnificent success.
It can be extremely difficult to introduce a new game into a genre long dominated by one company and franchise, but Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a modern and expertly executed take on everything turn-based RPGs introduced to gamers so many years ago. It's a reminder that old ways don't have to die away; they just need the right people to hone in on what made the genre work in the first place.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar isn't the new quality in the genre, but it's still a fantastic jRPG for anyone.
Review in Polish | Read full review
Absolutely worth your investment.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar does so many things right, and is an enjoyable experience throughout.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an incredible game that, even with technical problems and being developed by a small team, it's still worth being played by both fans of the original series and players wishing for more turn-based RPGs. The creative and finely-tuned combat, the fun dungeons and the beautiful art make the game a very nice surprise.
Review in Portuguese | Read full review