Uploaded on Jul 2, 2008
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I liked the ending.
And my huge rant of the Wii version. CAPCOM, wtf were you guys thinking? seriously, left the Wii version without crediting the people that made this awesome game? sorry CAPCOM, I respect your games and all, but this really pissed me off, especially after watching the beautifull credit sequence in the PS2 version (thanks to a friend of mine, Rebo, I got the PS2 credits and put them in this video), I wanted those credits, damnit!! -___-
Song in the credits is called "Reset" by Ayaka Hirahara
Ok, with that aside, time for my little review on the game:
First of all, the game is awesome.
The graphic style is unique, it has that feel of watching an old japanese art picture while playing the entire game, not to mention the more colorfull aspect in the wii version gave the whole bloom sequences more beauty (though the paper filter in the PS2 version looked awesome as well, but it was too bright at times).
Gameplay, here is where the game kinda has its flaws, the brushes are awesome to use, period. Whoever has problems with them really has serious problems with your hands, also a tip for those, use the Z button if you have problems drawing a straight line, I never used that but it does the work, somehow. The control that sucks is the nunchuck, which works to use dodging, hopefully you can dodge pretty much everything without it. The combos need practice and TIME, you wait for Ammy to finish a hit and then you swing again to link combos.
Story: one word can descrive this one and pretty much the whole game: EPIC
Better than any Zelda story-line so please stop comparing them, cause Okami will always win in this category XD. Also its cool to get some fresh storyline once in a while, I know for japaneses it must be the same legends, demons and heroes they know about, but for us in the other side of the world, this is pretty new IMO, especially how it was introduced in this game.
Overall: this game is a unique experience, thats how I would describe it. I mean a game that makes you cry in the middle of the final boss battle? thats win right there. Character development is top notch, everyone has a porpuse, even the bad guys. At first I wished this had voice acting, but now that I finished it, I say voice acting would have ruined it. I loved the soundtrack too, I can't say the best since I had the luck to play lots of games with awesome OSTs (Baten Kaitos series for example), but its definitelly in the top. The game is worth every penny IMO, go and give it a try before it dissapears like the PS2 version. Its a great adventure game that deserves some love :)
Rating: 9.5/10 (nunchuck + no credits made me not give it a 10).
Next Game?: probably old GC games since I'm saving money, also I will do a little testing about... something.
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