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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    KORNdog @Moonwalker: unless he takes a few truck loads of cash with him...no. (6 Hours ago)
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    Moonwalker I wonder if Phil Spencer's visit to Japan is going to change anything. (6 Hours ago)
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    Moonwalker @nostradamus: Oh it sure is fun. Combat feels really nice, especially when you get to do the executions. The thing is, there is a shit load of combat and it can get repetitive. How much does it cost? (6 Hours ago)
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