FIRST 10 MINUTES | PS3 Monday, May 21, 2012 | 9:40 PM

Our videos of Sorcery

Our videos of Sorcery

You know us, we can't say we have really been convinced by motion gaming just yet. So when we got our copy of Sorcery, we confess we were a bit prejudiced. We thought it was going to be just another collection of awkward mini-games, or at best, a game designed for children. It turns out we were wrong. This game developed by The Workshop may not be a triple A title, but its nice graphics, endearing characters and humor makes it really pleasant to play. The controls are rather responsive, though it's not always easy to curve one's bolts, and they actually add to the overall experience. What's more, the game can even be a bit challenging in the highest difficulty settings. If you like fairy tales and own a PS Move, this is actually worth a shot considering its cheap price. Even more if you have kids at home.

Intro
Combat
It's a kind of magic
Boss fights
Potions
Landscapes

All comments

Commented on 2012-05-21 22:03:04
as worthless as the harry potter kinect games. all could be done with buttons.

Kinda sad, as the tech demo had some potential.
Commented on 2012-05-21 22:04:38 In reply to nostradamus
Problem is, you are completely wrong. The game would be a lot less fun with a standard controller. And that's probably the first time I have had such an impression.
Commented on 2012-05-21 22:09:10
yhea, just spam those magic "shooter powers", so much fun to be had. Why not a turbo button... it is already auto-aim. Whats the point of "motion" controls if all there is to it, is to be done this way?

Not that i'm that interested in another crap fable game, and one on-rails to boot... but at least that has some potential in the way you craft the magic powers. i'll bet the concept in the end will all go to the shat like this one.
Commented on 2012-05-21 22:15:11 In reply to nostradamus
It is not completely auto aim, but to undertsand or give a relevant opinion, you'd have to actually have played the game. Guess it's the difference between you and me. ;p

Most games you play probably have the same "amount" of auto aim as Sorcery anyway. It sure helps a bit, which makes the game enjoyable (juste like any FPS or TPS on consoles between you and me) but it does not work if you don't aim in the right direction. But then again, I did spend 6 hours on the game myself.
Commented on 2012-05-21 22:34:35
gotta hate the blind hate by nostradamus, dude probably doesn't even have a PS3. You can't tell how a game plays by watching vids, this is something I learned a while ago....

something that happens a lot on formus these days (nos's mentality) just saying
Commented on 2012-05-21 22:38:28
Well, it's an actual, working game for a change. But i'm not all that interested. Kinda missed the harry potter train too by about a year... I'll rent it tho since i rent everything.
Commented on 2012-05-21 22:41:27
I think Sony were smart enough to realise that people weren't ready for their version on motion gaming but they didn't have much choice either. Excellent tech that they knew would still be a hard sell. Is this the last hope for Move or is there something else on the horizon
Commented on 2012-05-21 23:20:48
amazing i was expecting our local crazed kinect fan to be in here.. then i read "move"...
Commented on 2012-05-22 01:11:38 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
amazing i was expecting our local crazed kinect fan to be in here.. then i read "move"...
HA! :D LOL
Commented on 2012-05-22 02:51:55 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Is that a joke on me? jokes go over my head a little on forums
Commented on 2012-05-22 02:57:50
My Move has been collecting dust for a long time now (Why no online Table Tennis Sony WHY!!!) Will pick this up once it hits the bargain bins.
Commented on 2012-05-22 11:11:42 In reply to Adropacrich2
Posted by Adropacrich2
Is that a joke on me? jokes go over my head a little on forums
no not you, someone else who defends motion controls to high heaven as long as said motion is on xbox.
Commented on 2012-05-22 13:39:37 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
no not you, someone else who defends motion controls to high heaven as long as said motion is on xbox.
Ah right cheers
Commented on 2012-05-22 14:06:44
Looks cool.. except the animations, but what the hell
Commented on 2012-05-24 00:22:26 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
no not you, someone else who defends motion controls to high heaven as long as said motion is on xbox.
Yeah, where is good 'ol Anakin? This isn't for Kinect, i guess that's it...
Commented on 2012-05-24 07:28:33
Nice videos, very good game

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