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Link of Heart
Heart attack
by Damien McFerran 4/10/2013
Product: Link of Hearts
Publisher: Kemco Games
Format: Android
Genre: RPG
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Kemco is no stranger to the RPG genre, having successfully exploited the average gamer's love of chunky 16-bit sprites and turned-based battles since time immemorial. Link of Hearts continues the trend, offering a good few hours of entertainment but little to really set the pulse racing.

So much is familiar. A planet in danger, a young hero, and - a Kemco staple - a robotic assistant. The story plays out in the usual fashion, with exploration segments when in towns and cities and an overworld map - complete with a scaling effect reminiscent of Mode 7 on the Nintendo SNES.

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Summary
Kemco's latest RPG is a suitably fitting ode to an ageing genre, but doesn't really offer much that hasn't been seen before in the company's previous offerings
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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