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Zenonia 5
Diminishing returns
by Damien McFerran 16/1/2013
Product: Zenonia 5: Wheel of Destiny
Publisher: Gamevil
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action, RPG
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Gamevil's Zenonia series has become one of mobile gaming's leading action RPG franchises, with its savvy combination of gorgeous visuals and addictive action earning millions of fans all over the globe.

However, aside from prettier visuals, the past couple of instalments have failed to really bring a massive amount of fresh features to the table - and the same is sadly true of this fifth entry.

Once again, the game is underpinned by a largely forgettable storyline involving good and evil, communicated via some particularly clumsy anime-style dialogue sequences.

Linking these scenes together is the usual selection of quests, which usually include defeating a certain number of enemies or giving a particular item to another character. ...
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Summary
Visually lush and easy to get into, Zenonia 5 has one big failing: it just doesn't do anything that hasn't been seen before. In-app purchases also upset the experience
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 6
Value: 7
Innovation: 5
Overall: 6
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