What is Valkyria Chronicles about?
Set in a fictitious continent reminiscent of the 1930s, Valkyria Chronicles depicts Europe divided in two and ruled by two super powers: the Empire and the Federation. The Empire has set its sights on invading a small neutral country called Gallia, situated in the middle of the two superpowers territories, in an attempt to secure invaluable natural resources. Within this struggle a hero named Welkin, and his fellow soldiers of the Federations 7th Platoon, are fighting back against the invasion and the Empires attempts to unify the continent under its power.
During the ensuing war the Federation discovers that the Empire possesses a secret weapon, known as the "Valkyria" - an ancient race with special powers thought to exist only in legends. With this new discovery the fate of the Federations ability to turn the tide of the war, and the hope for a better future, hang in the balance.
If you like sophisticated tactical shooters with RPG elements, deep characters and a beautiful fantasy world with a great story, this real top game is for you. Pro:- The comic look graphic is really beautiful - Top implementation of a turn-based tactical shooter with exp, equipment upgrades and individual characters with various abilities. The fights are nice and crisp, but thanks to the adjustable level of difficulty they are also feasible for laymen. It is important to understand that you solve the fights as fast and therefore effectively as possible to get a maximum of Exp. and Gold. This means that very often you don't just knock down everything that isn't in 3 on the trees but proceed very tactically. - A very detailed fantasy world based on the Europe of the 30/40 and very vivid and tangible through a lot of in-game articles and information. - A great story that is classic black and white but also has one or the other storytwist ready because you don't see it coming. - Very good characters who partly have their own side quests and grow really fond of them over time. Contra:- The characters have all special skills that are only triggered or activated by certain events. But this happens only to a small random percentage which unfortunately means an unnecessary complication because some missions are only possible with top grade A if these special skills are triggered, which unfortunately often meant abort and reload. - The missions are quite different but from the middle of the game there are sometimes boring repetitive patterns. All in all, a really great game, whose characters grow quickly to your heart and which should not be missing in any collection and hats off to Sega who had the courage to create something as unconventional and unique as Valkyria Chronicles.