posted by aominer29 (REDONDO BEACH, CA) Nov 4, 2012
Member since Oct 2012
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I had a blast playing Fable: The Journey. The controls were unique and easy to use, but at times I had trouble with aiming. The poor aim could’ve been me not doing the correct motions or issues with the Kinect or game. The story was pretty short and simple, but still good. The graphics were great and had the same feel as any other Fable game. The only complaints I actually have with the game is that it felt a little too short and easy. I’d recommend this game to anyone looking for a good Kinect game to try.
The storyline on this book is kind of like the first Harry Potter; you just have to get passed the first chapter or so before it picks up. The fighting didn't get boring for me, but it would have had you not gotten more enemies and spells to work with. The storyline to the game is phenomenal for what I had expected. I think it's important to play through the game even if you don't want to, because I feel like this will carry over into a later game. The kinect could get a bit dodgy at times, as it does, but I didn't have to many issues. One of the best parts is that since you're sitting, it doesn't make you feel pressured to jump or anything, and you can focus a lot more on where enemies are and what spell to use on them.
Fable the Journey is easily the best kinect game of all time.
The controls are top notch. When in combat you are on rails and can only strafe left and right ; you do however have complete control of the spells using your hands. You will occasionally get a wild shot or two but by the end of the game I was rarely missing. When not in combat you control Seren by pulling on the reins it is very responsive.
The story in this game is very well written, it fills in some of the gaps of previous Fables by giving Theresa's point of view and explaining some of her motives for her actions. The story is helped with the charming and sometimes humorus cast of new characters including the new animal companion Seren.
The graphics and colorful and often beautiful. The level design is extremely well done. The character models are good but some of Gabriel's animations are sub-par.
The game has an original soundtrack that fits the mood of combat but doesn't distract from it and the voice acting is well done and enjoyable.
Fable the journey is a game anyone with a kinect should at leasy rent if not buy.