Kingdoms of Amalur: “Most Accessible RPG of Ever?”

from the superlatives desk

38 Studios’ recent release of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning has kicked up quite a bit of positive critical fairy dust.

A recent article on CNET debates whether it is the most accessible RPG ever.

Reckoning is the single-player prequel to the upcoming BigWorld-powered MMO Copernicus, also in development by 38 Studios and Big Huge Games.

While there’s a level of complexity to the game that will turn off simplistic hack-and-slash gamers, there is also less detail-heavy inventory management or collecting-and-crafting than in Skyrim or Dragon Age. Both of those activities are still important parts of the experience, but there’s a feel of constant forward momentum that keeps you from getting too bogged down in the submenus.


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