BAROQUE - The Dark, Twisted Fantasy
By sting co.,ltd
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[ Story Mode ]
- A dark, twisted fantasy -
The world of Baroque is one inhabited by twisted people.
Meta-Beings, Angels, the Order of Malkuth, and the "Neuro Tower" are all tangled threads of the warped tapestry that is Baroque.
- A World that changes everytime you play -
The protagonist must head to the lowest floor of the Neuro Tower and fight through the foul denizens of the world.
The Neuro Tower itself is also constantly distorting, and hence, the protagonist will be introduced to a new labyrinth every time he sets foot inside.
- Battle with Meta-Beings -
Strange and twisted Meta-Beings will impede your progress through the Neuro Tower.
You will need to use your purification abilities as well as a vast assortment of weapons, armor, and even parasites.
[ Survival Mode ]
- An acquisition score is registered into ranking -
In survival mode, an "EXP", "Time", etc. which were gained by the time it cleared or died serve as a score.
The player and others in the world can be challenged by registering this score into the GameCenter.
- Equipment only for Survival Mode "Purification Rifle"
Shoot and beat the Meta-Beings who attack and come by the "purification rifle" which makes a bullet "the fragment of a Idea Sephirah" which appears by an Meta-Being's purification!
The change of "Rifle" and "Sword" is touch the Weapon Icon of the screen right, and it can change it in an instant.
Excellent Game, but the port needs work
I have this game for Wii, and absolutely adore it, although the style of game is not necessarily for everyone. To anyone complaining that it's confusing, that's the idea; it's just that kind of game. Things take a loooong time before they make any sense, in the story mode.
On the other hand, the people who complain about the controls are pretty much correct. A lot could be done to improve the way the game controls - I for one would love an option where left and right on the D-pad turns you rather than making you strafe. Also, in third person view the camera is way too close to the back of your head.
I plan to play around with the sensitivity settings a bit to see if it improves matters, but I think ultimately I'll just keep playing the Wii version since I've already put like 100 hours into it unlocking things.
Wait on buying the full game
Terrible, terrible, TERRIBLE controls. Putting a PS2 game on iOS is impressive, but that leads to problems control-wise. Also, no way to zoom out further? Really? The camera is literally hugging the character. My only complaints for the game are regarding the tranfer from PS2 to iOS... Horrible controls, camera and graphics. Not so much the graphics themselves, but the issues with this ugly blur on the sides of the screen... Not to mention, there's something wrong with the colors.
The game really will only appeal to a niche audience, and not even to typical JRPG fans. Very strange but interesting game, and since the PS2 and Wii versions are sooo hard to find, the iOS version will allow people he never got it originally a chance to try it and buy it if they like it. I'd say wait until the game is fixed before shovelling out $18 for it, though. Might as well hunt down the PS2 version.
Great port idea, needs some polishing (iPad)
One of the first things I noticed about Baroque on iPad is that it doesn't utilize the full dimensions of the iPad screen. Games like this could use the extra screen space and a black border on this seems useless. Beyond that visual hinderance there's also the fact that the Field of View ("FOV") seems abnormally low in both first and third person view.
I can get past the subpar graphics (this is from the PS2/Wii era but still looks a bit worse) but riddingthe game of the problems listed above would make paying that hefty unlock fee of $18 is a bit easier to handle. Please consider revisiting this and fixing those bits up on the iPad, there's no reason a game as unique as Baroque should be bogged down for such trivial matters as those.
- Category: Games
- Released: Dec 28, 2012
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 218 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: sting co.,ltd
- © STING
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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