posted by greenbeast (PITTSBURGH, PA) May 18, 2009
Member since Nov 2008
this game is hands down the best story ive played in video games next to ico or beyond good and evil i would buy a copy of this game just to show future generations.....OKAY!! the story starts out pretty slow an inteligent atractive woman named zoe castillo is lying in a comma telling anyone who will listen in a out of body expierience what happened so the story can be told in she doesnt die in vain. you flash back to a couple months ago and slowly find you are in the future not star trek but gettin there. its kinda a drag at first joggin around the city finding important people and locations but trust me once the story hits the nitrous youll wish you had more time with it. the story plays half point in because you can interact with everything with a blue flash light type vision when you depress the right stick but thats just to interact with the enviorment you could just walk up to some thing but theres so much sht id get hard to find what you want.
next dialouge there is litterally hours of scripted dialouge there is even written dialouge for objects and people you dont have to interact with. WHen you talk to some one turns into a chose your own adventre with about 4 different choices to every thing someone says to you. FIGHTING now zoe is a black belt but most of the fighting will be done with the other 2 characters whos stories intertwine and finnaly meet.STORY zoe has dropped out of college and out of her friends lives felling depressed she tries to find some meaning to her life after coming late to her dojo she meets her ex rezza who running lat asks her to deliver a package she obliges but finds a wierd nervous woman waiting for her looking on the huge tv behind the woman she sees the helena chang the one the package was meant for locked up after disposing of the nerous woman wich can go a couple differen ways she frees helena and when she returns to rezza he has been kidnaped it seems he was getting to deep into something .I WILL CONTINUE THISH REVIEW
I don't usually write reviews for games (most are not worth it) but for this rare gem I made an exception. I have played many games that have been fun or had good story to them but this game really went out of its way to be a fantastic gaming experience. It starts out a little slow and at first the game seems like it will be boring but very soon you find yourself drawn in and next thing you know its 3 days later and your calling into work to play some more. The animation and voice acting is top notch and the storyline is dramatic and engaging. The game also has a feature that allows you to choose what reaction your character will have during most conversations, leading to a different storyline than the last time you played through, and unlike most games your choices in this game make big differences (like whether or not a character lives or dies) The only down side is the battles are very easy and there are not very many, so if your looking for a simple hack and slash RPG go with morrowind or any of the other thousands like it, but if you have been craving a game with an actual story where you really care about what happens to your characters, then this game is definitely worth the time. 10 out of 10 in my book and I don't give that rating lightly.
Dreamfall is an adventure game that has a deep storyline, awesome characters, inovative gameplay and an emotional touch. It's not one of those nonstop action games nor one of those games that have no plot to them either. You start out in the 23rd century playing as Zoe Castillo, but as you progress through the game you you get a chance to play as other characters from a midevil world called Arcadia. Earth, A.K.A. Stark, is constantly being disrupted by static throughout the wire. Zoe discovers a conpiracy that could spell certain doom for everyone on the planet. Soon enough you play as April Ryan, a freedom fighter that has devoted her life to freeing the the world of Arcadia from an evil race known as the Azadi, who use the excuse of ridding the world of darkness to enspire evil. You later in the game get a chance to play one of the Azadi, an apostle called Kian. He is sent to kill April Ryan although he is unaware that she is his target. But he is also questioning his faith in the Azadi and has some doubt about the cause that he has sworn his life to. The game takes you along many different exotic locations throughout Stark and Arcadia.The game can be challenging at some points but over all its a fair level difficulty. I think that almost anyone will enjoy playing this game.