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Wanderer: War Song
I wander who thought this was a good idea?
by Matthew Diener 6/3/2013
Product: Wanderer: War Song
Developer: Wiishare
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: RPG
Players: 1
Version: US
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Many games have toyed with the idea of reducing the entire gameplay experience to a series of epic boss fights.

Shadow of The Colossus and the Monster Hunter series excel at this approach, delivering complex, well-executed battles that challenge your mind and reflexes as you devise a strategy sound enough to bring you out on top.

Wanderer: War Song tries the same thing, but it fails miserably in almost every respect.

Ambler: Battle Ballad

Like Monster Hunter or Shadow of the Colossus, Wanderer: War Song doesn't waste your time with grinding through levels of disposable random encounter enemies. Instead, it jumps right to the good part: the grand, sweeping boss fight at the end of the level. ...
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Gorgeous graphics and a desperate desire to be like Monster Hunter don't compensate for simple gameplay and clunky controls
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 2
Value: 4
Innovation: 4
Overall: 3
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