FIRST 10 MINUTES | X360, PS3, PC Thursday, October 11, 2012 | 11:50 PM

Our videos of Of Orcs and Men

Our videos of Of Orcs and Men

After two disappointing Game of Thrones titles, Cyanide is back with Of Orcs and Men, a dark fantasy story in which you play the roles of an orc and a goblin who are up against the Empire of men. Provided you don't expect a AAA title, this new RPG will embark you upon a rather enjoyable journey if you are into mature stories. Thanks to pretty nice visuals (aside from the horrible faces of the human characters) and its efficient music score, the game offers quite a nice ride despite some obvious flaws. By no means does it play in the same league as KOTOR or Dragon Age, but it is nonetheless entertaining if you enjoy KOTOR-like combat and you don't mind it being awfully linear. Check out our PC videos and make your own opinion.
Update: One last video added.


Introduction
First steps
Gameplay #1
Gameplay #2
Gameplay #3
Sidequest

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Commented on 2012-10-11 22:07:16
Only thing good i can say is, nice graphics!
Commented on 2012-10-11 22:16:41
A couple of review links for those who might be interested:

http://www.gaminglives.com/2012/10/11/of-orcs-and-...

http://www.oxm.co.uk/46136/reviews/of-orcs-and-men...

To me, the biggest problem with this game is that it should not be the same price as standard AAA titles.

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    MrWhite The game doesn't have to rely on cheap jump scares normally associated with traditional game design in VR. The immersion just does it automatically. It's something a normal TV can't compete with. (18 minutes ago)
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    MrWhite the game should come with a warning and a disclaimer should you decide to play it in VR. As soon as you're there, it's extremely uncomfortable, even if nothing is happening. (20 minutes ago)
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    MrWhite @alimokrane: Trust me on this, if immersion and horror is the aim here, and it is, then first person and VR makes perfect sense. I'm not joking when I say this... (21 minutes ago)
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    MrWhite @alimokrane: The demo is tame compared to what I seen in the first 45 minutes. The atmosphere got ramped up big time, and don't be thinking you're safe behind closed doors or walls. (22 minutes ago)
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    alimokrane @MrWhite: I know people prefer VR or first person view but if they were to patch 3rd person view, my life would be complete. (22 minutes ago)
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    MrWhite Light and shadows, as well as sound, play a massive role in the design of the game. I'm confident it'll be a return to form. (24 minutes ago)
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    alimokrane @MrWhite: True. I still havent got over how scare the RE7 demo was... crickey! (25 minutes ago)
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