DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: EMPIRES (XONE/PS4)
There’s been a flurry of Far East-inspired games hitting the market recently (see reviews in past two weeks) – but this one is surely for fans of the series alone.
There’s just a bit too much recycling in this gaming dynastyReview by Gavin Miller
This umpteenth iteration of the Dynasty Warriors series offers a massive roster of 80-plus characters and attention-to-detail customisation – but the ‘seen-it-all-before’ strategic meets hack ‘n’ slash gameplay ultimately gets repetitive very quickly.
There’s no denying the impressive production values as you fight across Ancient China’s battle-laden wastelands, but there’s just a bit too much recycling in this gaming dynasty – which badly needs to evolve.