If you could decide your own fate and find your destiny as you seem fit, how would you live your life? Would you be a kind and noble to the people you meet or would youu like to see how true power feels and rule over everyone? With this basic premise you are welcomed into the world of Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning.
The game is suitable for anyone who loves the world of magic and fantasy. Targeted towards hard-core gamers, Kingdoms of Amalur has enough elements to keep you entertained for hours. The action role-playing game is available for the PC platform and has a Mature rating from ESRB.
Synopsis and Features
The story of Kingdoms of Amalur begins with your character rising from the dead using the Well of Souls. You don’t have a fate; you are a blank slate. There are decisions to be made and they can be good or bad, depending on what you choose. You can save people and become a hero or kill people to become a tyrant; the choice is entirely yours. There are many quests and by accomplishing them you have to find your own unique destiny.
Developed by 38 Studios and Big Huge Games, the game was published by Electronic Arts. The minimum hardware specifications required to play this game smoothly on your computer are Windows 7, Vista or XP, Intel Core2 Duo 2.2 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ 2.6 GHz processor, 10.5 GB disk space, 1 GB RAM for XP or 2 GB for Vista/Windows 7, NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GT 512MB or ATI Radeon HD3650 512MB or better.
The single player campaign takes you on a journey with many quests. Each quest will explain something about your character and help you in building it. The game features 5 distinct regions, 4 playable races, and 3 class trees with 22 abilities per tree. The playable races are Almain, the Dokkalfar, the Ljosalfar, and the Varani. The class trees are Might, Finesse, and Sorcery and can be upgraded according to your skills achieved.
The highlight of Amalur is its combat. Starting from your first fight to your last, Amalur provides fully satisfying combat. You have an array of weapons and armor at your disposal that you can use for all your battles. Each battle won will earn you skill points. These skill points can be used to upgrade your individual abilities.
You can attack in various ways at your enemies. These include lighting, fire and ice attack modes, which when combined become a deadly force. The combat is enhanced and is more interactive through the use of different camera angles. To make the action look more cinematic, the camera shifts according to the combat you are indulged in, making it much more intense and entertaining.
The combat has interesting features and is intense, responsive, and even customizable to an extent. Customization can be done by combining your combo attacks, depending on the weapons you choose. The unique thing about Kingdoms of Amalur are the different elements that are so intricately yet cleared weaved into the story. If you feel you are not satisfied with your characters advancement in the game, you can pay an in-game character called Fateweavers and get your slate clean again.
The game includes a new rage system that allows you to get into a berserker state called Reckoning Mode. This is very helpful when you are surrounded with a bunch of enemies. Entering this state will let you dispose them off quickly. This is a dual benefit mode as you can not only kill your enemies, but also earn an experience bonus.
Besides the main quests there are plenty of side-missions too. The game is large enough to provide you with more than 30 hours of gameplay. If you are an avid explorer and like to hunt every secret and complete every mission, the game can provide you with more than 100 hours of gameplay.
The DLC for the game is known as The Legend of Dead Kel. The DLC introduces a new continent called Gallows End, adding 15% more landscape to the game. The DLC also adds in plenty of new quests, side-missions and new enemies, giving you more game-time. You can download the updates, DLCs, and trailers directly from the company’s website.
A Really Cool and an Awesome RPG
17 Apr, 2012
Great Game , Well worth the price
21 Feb, 2012
Good Action Role Playing!
8 Feb, 2012
Reckoning is a fun and addictive game and a great entry point
23 May, 2012
Very good RPG and addictive Combat System
Mayukh Roy Chowdhury
11 Apr, 2012
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One of the Best Open World RPGs ever!
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