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Orc: Vengeance
A little orcward
By Jon Mundy 06 August 2012
Game Name: Orc: Vengeance | Developer: Big Cave Games | Publisher: Chillingo | Format: iPhone, iPad | Genre: RPG | Players: 1 | Version: Europe
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Poor old orcs. They're the whipping boys of post-Tolkien lore, always portrayed as ugly and treacherous and vicious.

Orc: Vengeance looks to redress the balance by telling a familiar fantasy story, but with the much-maligned green race taking front and centre and showing its mettle.

It's a bit like Shrek without the humour, Mike Myers, or pop culture references.

Just like the gruff ogre, though, this orc doesn't like to be handled.

Keeping tradition alive

After a hilariously hammy introduction you're introduced to orc leader Rok, who must escape from his prison and liberate Middle Ea... sorry, Argon, from an evil sorcerer.
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Summary
A good-looking and accessible dungeon-crawler, Orc: Vengeance falls down with restrictive levels and woeful controls
RATING
6/10
 
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