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Star Legends: The Blackstar Chronicles
Star from the bottom
by Brendan Caldwell 13/10/2011
Product: Star Legends: The Blackstar Chronicles
Developer: Spacetime Studios
Publisher: Spacetime Studios
Format: Xperia Play
Genre: Multiplayer, RPG
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Pocket Legends was a stab at a true MMO on smartphone. The dream was to transfer the design of regular MMOs to portable devices thanks to the constant internet connection these devices supply, thus letting everyone play a deep adventure full of quests, loot, and stat-building.

The reality didn't quite match the dream. The appealing things about MMOs – the exploration, sense of community, and teamwork – didn’t come through. Meanwhile, faults of the genre seemed to transfer effortlessly. There was plenty of grind but not much fun.

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There is some brief enjoyment to be had levelling up but it soon becomes clear that Star Legends: The Blackstar Chronicles is another grind-heavy MMO lacking any form of variety
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 5
Value: 5
Innovation: 5
Overall: 5
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