A a lot expanded model of its predecessor, Torn Tales: Rebound Version summons you to journey by a world impressed by folklore and fairytales. Your mission is to rescue it from the nefarious schemes of the Bookbinder, a villain bent on tearing aside the beloved tales that make up your land.
The sport begins with the opening of a storybook. It explains the setting and the battle on the core of the story, with some good graphics to accompany it. The fantasy model artwork works nicely with the themes and you may inform it’s going to feed into the sport all through.
You play as both Robin Hood, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde or Snow White, who has been reimagined as a badass warrior and doesn’t want any dwarfs to have her again. The three characters journey as a celebration and you may change between them at any level. As they degree up, they every be taught their very own expertise, that are tied neatly into their personalities and backstories, and let you play the sport in another way relying on which model you like.
You begin within the woods, getting used to the controls by combating off hordes of rats, spiders and wolves. The fight system is easy and really a lot the type of factor you’d anticipate from any turn-based RPG battle. The strikes you’ve got open to you and the way lengthy every takes to recharge are clearly displayed, alongside together with your well being, mana and expertise.
When the narrative kicks off correctly, your opponents develop from aggressive woodland vermin to fairytale monsters. Whilst you’ll nonetheless see wolves and different generic pests, they’ll be commanded by minotaurs and different extra thrilling foes. These are minions of the Bookbinder, despatched to stop you from unravelling his plot.
Equally, the loot you may acquire is impressed by people tales. This all provides a little bit of flavour to the broadly acquainted hack and slash, RPG mechanics of the sport.
The narrative doesn’t take up an excessive amount of of your time. It provides some type of hyperlink between the completely different legendary beasts you encounter, however it’s not a narrative that’s massively influenced by your actions or choices. Your most important focus is to remain alive, degree up your celebration and reduce your method by as lots of the swathes of creatures as you may.
Torn Tales: Rebound Version is a strong little recreation. The animation is good sufficient and loads of consideration to element has been paid to the background so that you get an actual sense of this fantasy world at only a look. The gameplay is straightforward sufficient to get into and the entire thing is imbued with a way of enjoyable drawn from the mix of vicious battle and beloved childhood tales.