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October 5th, 2012, 12:18
Originally Posted by rune_74 View Post
I find it hilarous that the codex reviews this game and is positive about it. You would think it goes against everything they like about RPG's. It is after all an action game.
Not really. Certain action games with actual good gameplay like Dark Souls, Severance: Blade of Darkness…are well thought of there actually. It's just that the mindless button mashers/shooters they don't like. Take a shooter like Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis, say, def well regarded.

It just so happens that most all action RPGs don't really deliver on the 'action' part.
Lets face it, the standard of combat isn't very high in action RPGs, but on the other hand there are rarely deep RPG mechanics in them either. It's like the (bad) RPG mechanics are sort of an excuse for the bad combat and vice versa.

And no, I'm not calling Severance an RPG.

EDIT: And where's the thread for Chaos Chronicles, btw ?
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