Pandora’s Tower for Wii, is a curious action RPG produced by Ganbarion studies and published by Nintendo. On this basis, the company has focused Kyoto really considered that this production was announced by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata at a conference of the shareholders. All this makes clear the magnitude of the project, at a time when Nintendo is keeping afloat with all the forces in the field at the end of 2012 for the marketing of the new WiiU console.
The stories told in Pandora’s Tower will bring the history of Aeron and Elena, two young people of the Kingdom of Elysium, in the lands of Graecia. It all begins when Ceres, a girl, is chosen as the lead singer at Harvest Festival. During this event, some mysterious bad guys attack the inhabitants, especially Elena. At this point the young undergoes a curse, Ende, an ex-soldier twenty-two, can not but be brave and go on a perilous journey in order to save Elena from what made it damn.
Pandora’s Tower is not a real RPG, or role-play to the Japanese in the strict sense, in light of the dynamics of the game is much closer to the features of an action game, but crown it all with a lot of details that suggest this general. To begin with the atmosphere and the great weight given to the story, then the story, and introducing new features specifically designed to take advantage of the Nintendo console.
The strong connotation action is provided by real-time combat where Aeron can use the sword as a weapon for close combat and magical chain for those on the distance to be used with the viewfinder screen with the Wii Mote.
Framing an enemy, time slows down and the area will be larger and sharper to look more closely at the impact point and then hit the chain to chain or fatal frustrated the enemy. All this trying to dodge the opponents punches and performing combinations harmful as God of War.
However, we should not only deal with fighting. The phases of combat go hand in hand with others who offer us the opportunity to explore the places of Pandora’s Tower, with some easy riddle and environmental puzzles to unravel, passing also in quiet phases platform where our magical chain helps us to climb to reach holds the highest. Finally, action, exploration and lots of atmosphere for a game that could be a new action RPG to hold in high esteem.