This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Blood-splatter, Defenceless Characters, Demon, Gore, Killed, Killing and Torture.
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Posted: 4 months ago, last updated yesterday.
You play the long-awaited and prophesied chosen one, hero of Akrasia, on a quest to find the Ark, which can seal away the demonic darkness. You learn of long-ago wars between the divine and demon worlds, and that the Ark was split into seven pieces, by its seven ancient guardians, to protect it from the greed of man. Your quest thus becomes reuniting all seven pieces of the ark, and sealing away this new rising darkness forever, before it destroys all the world.
While the main story features lots of side quests, combat and missions, it's only after you've beaten the campaign that the game really opens up; for many the draw is these later missions that reward you with upgrades, better gear and in-game money. You can complete the story multiple times using a variety of different classes of characters to utilise a range of play styles.
Gameplay revolves around defeating enemies using the different weapons that are collected and upgraded by completing dungeons. There are daily dungeons you can complete, challenging raids where you fight off hordes of enemies, and lots of other different ways to play, meaning there is something for everyone. While most of these modes can be completed by a single player, team play can allow deep collaboration to make these challenges less overwhelming.
It's a unique and expansive game with a wide array of content on offer; difficult boss battles and dungeons, an engaging story, side quests and collaborative and competitive multiplayer modes, that make it a novel and hugely popular offering.
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The Steam Mature Content Description states, "This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence, Blood and Gore, Suggestive Themes, Strong Language, and Use of Alcohol."
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This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.
You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online. There are lots of items you can buy, including weapons and gear that will help you progress through the game.
There are no difficulty settings, and many areas of the game can be very difficult, requiring precise, rapid button presses or holding down buttons. You can use aim assistance, but there are still a great many controls to use.
There is an expansive amount of information that needs to be conveyed in menus, inventory screens and other such areas, which can be overwhelming to new players.
You can add an outline to your player, but not to anything else. You can also adjust the size of the HUD, the opacity of the map, the size and colour of your mouse pointer and more. Lots of the text, however, is very small and of low contrast.
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