Evoland is a journey through the history of action/adventure gaming, allowing you to unlock new technologies, gameplay systems and graphic upgrades as you progress through the game. Inspired by many cult series that have left their mark in the RPG video gaming culture, Evoland takes you from monochrome to full 3D graphics and from active time battles to real time boss fights, all with plenty of humor and references to many classic games.
I have to be completely blunt with this; Evoland is an amazing concept. Maybe it’s because I’m an old school action-adventure RPG nut, or the fact that I’m a historian, but I absolutely love the notion of this game. Evoland takes you from the very beginning of black and white, screen scrolling, and gear gating classic games we grew up with and love, and transitions into more current, three-dimensional, free-roaming, and action-based combat of modern gaming. The gameplay is simple; you start with just directional arrow buttons. You’ll stumble upon several chests during the game that will unlock technology upgrades, as well as in game items. For example, in a chest you may unlock free roaming, 16 colors, a mini map, the ability to enter houses, or a... Read Review