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Drakengard is an action role-playing video game developed for the PlayStation 2 by Japan-based studio Cavia and published by Square Enix. The first game in the Drakengard series, it was released in Japan in September 2003 and in North America and Europe the following year; a version for mobile phones was also released in Europe. The player controls Caim, a deposed prince, and Angelus, a red dragon who forms a magical pact with Caim to save both their lives. The story follows their involvement in a religious war between the Union and the Empire, and their quest to protect magical seals that keep the world in balance. The game features a mixture of hack-and-slash ground-based missions controlling Caim, aerial combat with Angelus, and role-playing elements. It was conceived as a hybrid between the popular Dynasty Warriors series and the aerial combat game Ace Combat. Drakengard was the debut project for both producer Takamasa Shiba and writer and director Taro Yoko. It sold well in Japan and received mixed to positive reviews in the west: reviewers praised the game's story and music, but were mixed about the graphics and criticized the gameplay for being repetitive. (Full article...)
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Archive – By email – More featured articles.Drakengard is an action role-playing video game developed for the PlayStation 2 by Japan-based studio Cavia and published by Square Enix. The first game in the Drakengard series, it was released in Japan in September 2003 and in North America and Europe the following year; a version for mobile phones was also released in Europe. The player controls Caim, a deposed prince, and Angelus, a red dragon who forms a magical pact with Caim to save both their lives. The story follows their involvement in a religious war between the Union and the Empire, and their quest to protect magical seals that keep the world in balance. The game features a mixture of hack-and-slash ground-based missions controlling Caim, aerial combat with Angelus, and role-playing elements. It was conceived as a hybrid between the popular Dynasty Warriors series and the aerial combat game Ace Combat. Drakengard was the debut project for both producer Takamasa Shiba and writer and director Taro Yoko. It sold well in Japan and received mixed to positive reviews in the west: reviewers praised the game's story and music, but were mixed about the graphics and criticized the gameplay for being repetitive. (Full article...)
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Archive – By email – More featured articles.Drakengard is an action role-playing video game developed for the PlayStation 2 by Japan-based studio Cavia and published by Square Enix. The first game in the Drakengard series, it was released in Japan in September 2003 and in North America and Europe the following year; a version for mobile phones was also released in Europe. The player controls Caim, a deposed prince, and Angelus, a red dragon who forms a magical pact with Caim to save both their lives. The story follows their involvement in a religious war between the Union and the Empire, and their quest to protect magical seals that keep the world in balance. The game features a mixture of hack-and-slash ground-based missions controlling Caim, aerial combat with Angelus, and role-playing elements. It was conceived as a hybrid between the popular Dynasty Warriors series and the aerial combat game Ace Combat. Drakengard was the debut project for both producer Takamasa Shiba and writer and director Taro Yoko. It sold well in Japan and received mixed to positive reviews in the west: reviewers praised the game's story and music, but were mixed about the graphics and criticized the gameplay for being repetitive. (Full article...)
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