A throwback to the classic platformers for the 8 and 16-bit era of games, Black knight Sword harkens a simpler time when simple yet addictive and challenging gameplay dominated the scene. Join the Black Knight in this fairy tale quest to defeat the Evil White Princess in an imaginative world brought to life in true Grasshopper Manufacture and Suda 51 style.
After achieving plenty of success with the stellar Sine Mora, it only makes sense that Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture would team up again. This time around, the result of this pairing is Black Knight Sword, a 2D action-platformer that features some of the best art design of the year. Unfortunately, the same level of enthusiasm can’t be used to describe the game’s mechanics which play it a bit too safe far too often. What you get is a downloadable title that’s noticeably as ambitious as Sine Mora but hardly as successful. As far as its presentation goes, Black Knight Sword is absolutely spectacular. The game opens much like a classic fairytale, with the narrator setting up the plot and characters and offering some generally pleasant voice work. The... Read Review