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Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning DLC This Month

38 Studios and EA announce Teeth of Naros, a DLC pack for Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning coming to 38 Studios' role-playing game on April 17th for all platforms. Word is: "Players will journey through a forgotten land called the Teeth of Naros, a harsh environment named after an ancient troll god. In this new journey players will encounter the Kollossae, a devout race of giants, and uncover the mysteries of their faith." Here's the feature list:

  • A New City Explore the city of Idylla, which magically floats in the sky above the Teeth of Naros featuring more than 20 side quests, multiple dungeons and a mysterious new race
  • New Enemies and Dungeons Players will take part in a crucible of faith and tribulation with new dangers and enemies as they journey through five enormous new dungeons
  • New Twists of Fate and Items Three new Twists of Fate, nine new armor sets, six new shields and 18 new unique weapons for players to choose from as they journey through this new world

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6. Re: Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning DLC This Month Apr 4, 2012, 14:54 Necrophob
 
ochentay4 wrote on Apr 4, 2012, 14:52:
Verno wrote on Apr 4, 2012, 13:22:
ochentay4 wrote on Apr 4, 2012, 13:14:
Could someone enlight me? Whats so good about this game? I never EVER head about Kingdoms of Amalur *saga*? Thanks!

It has an okay combat system but that's really about it. It's extremely generic and suffered from the whole designed by committee thing. So many half baked elements in the game that just needed more polish, it felt like they were just ticking boxes off a checklist.

Edit: Oh and the bloom, good grief. I've never seen a game with such an overused bloom filter.

Cutter wrote on Apr 4, 2012, 13:35:
ochentay4 wrote on Apr 4, 2012, 13:14:
Could someone enlight me? Whats so good about this game? I never EVER head about Kingdoms of Amalur *saga*? Thanks!

It's a console RPG designed exclusively for the 360 specifically. I honestly haven't had buyers remorse like this for a game since Brink. If you're bored with nothing else to play I'd suggest giving it a go...when it hits $5 on Steam. Pay anything more and you'll regret it.

Thanks. Guess its not worth it.

The worst bloom in history is in "Nail'd", I've posted a thred on steam forums for the issue.

Duke Nukem Forever had some bad bloom, but you could turn it off. I'm not sure why developers love this effect so much...where in reality does anything look like that? It makes the game look like a soap opera dream sequence.
 
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