Lord of Arcana
7.1 out of 10

Lord of Arcana

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Overall 6
6.0

PSP Review - 'Lord of Arcana'

WorthPlaying
5 September 2011
  • Summary: In Lord of Arcana players are plunged into the dark depths of the underworld to fight vast and powerful creatures of legend in their quest to obtain the power of Arcana. Combat is simple yet rewarding, brutal moves can be performed simply and swiftly as you take on a huge variety of stunning and...
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Overall 7
7.0

Lord of Arcana

Playstation Illustrated
29 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Not to open up the whole "Games are..." argument, but I've recently become fascinated with the psychology behind why people play games. Look at Facebook games, for example. They're not the more engaging of games, but there's something at play at keeps people (me included) coming back for more.
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A (Very) Poor Man's Monster Hunter

GameCritics.com
28 April 2011
  • Conclusion: The game doesn't have cooperative online—it is still 2011, right?
  • Pros: The game didn't crash once on me in 40+ hours of playtime. Hurray!
  • Cons: Tedious boss fights that feel like they're more based on luck and memorization than any kind of skill.
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Square Enix is Out Hunting Monsters

GameCritics.com
28 April 2011
  • Conclusion: No Infrastructure mode, seriously?
  • Pros: The Lock-on System, a simple yet essential addition to the genre.
  • Cons: Environments really aren't all that inspiring.
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Review: Lord of Arcana (Sony PSP)

Diehard GameFAN
5 April 2011
  • Summary: : Lord of Arcana tries very hard to be a “hardcore”Â� game, and succeeds in the sense that it’s quite challenging and that it’s not for everyone, but unlike the games it seeks to emulate, it fails in every other respect.
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Overall 5
5.0

Lord of Arcana

Hardcore Gamer
4 April 2011
  • Summary: How hard is it to clone a game? Go to store, buy the series, dissect the gameplay to see what works and what doesn’t, copy shamelessly. Throw in some personal style for differentiation and off you go.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Addiction 6
6.0

Lord of the Copycats

GIN
4 April 2011
  • Excerpt: The best way to describe Lord of Arcana is a smorgasbord of great games all thrown into one. You're a great Slayer that joins the Slayers Guild to hunt monsters either by yourself or with four friends. Ok, so that sounds a little familiar right?
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Overall 5
5.0

Bored of Arcana

TotalPlayStation.com
24 March 2011
  • Conclusion: Mediocrity is a death knell for a game that is very shallow to start with. Lord of Arcana copies a lot from the Monster Hunter series, but failed to understand that the depth of combat was always the focus and thus fails at being fun.
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Overall 5
5.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
22 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Lord of Arcana left me speechless. Not in the way that video games often do; in fact, when a game is ostensibly good or offensively bad, it's hard for me to keep my mouth shut. It is in my nature to talk about games to praise their prowess and attack their asinine mistakes.
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Overall 3
3.0
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 4
4.0
Storyline 4
4.0
Originality 2
2.0

No One Said Being A Lord Was Easy

RPGamer
20 March 2011
  • Excerpt: Lord of Arcana is a bad game, there is no other means of describing the thing. It's not just a bad game in its own right, it simply tries very hard to emulate the experience of the Monster Hunter series, and fails miserably at doing so.
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