Attack on Titan Review

  • Publisher: Koei Tecmo
  • Developer: Omega Force
  • Release Date 08/30/2016
  • Console: PlayStation 4

 

I loaded this game for the first time half expecting it to be a quick license cash in with very little substance. After all, games based on movies or television programs tend to be rushed with very little effort made to providing an actual fun experience. Attack on Titan proved to be an exception to this long-standing rule. Attack on Titan (AoT) is very obviously based on the anime of the same name. Large, man-eating, humanoid creatures known as Titans have forced humanity into hiding in a town with the large wall as the only real deterrent. Humanity has been safe within these walls for 100 years when all of a sudden a Titan with the strength to destroy the walls attacks and the town becomes overrun with the creatures. The game takes place within and even beyond the anime’s first season and puts player in control of different key characters throughout the span of the story. Continue reading “Attack on Titan Review”

E3 2016: Koei Tecmo

This year, Koei Tecmo had two big games to announce; Attack on Titan, and Nioh. If both of these sound familiar to you, it’s because they should. Attack on Titan is a game based on an anime, based on a manga, and has been becoming pretty popular, largely due to the amount of gore in the series. Likewise, Nioh is essentially what happens when you take the Dark Souls series and soak it in Japanese culture, and I mean that in the entirely best of ways. It first became popular earlier this year when they released the Alpha demo. I’ll be going over both of these briefly below. Continue reading “E3 2016: Koei Tecmo”