Eternal Sonata is a Adventuring game available on the 360.
Eternal Sonata is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.
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Although Eternal Sonata threatens to disappear in a tangled web of competing ideas, it gets one the most important thing right - telling a good story. A tale as dark and compelling as any novel that rejoices in subjects as unusual in video games as death, prejudice and rebellion saves the game from becoming uninteresting, and kept me persevering till the end.
It's a wonderful irony that a game based inside the mind of a dying Frederic Chopin should look so kid-friendly. The exaggerated characters and bright primary colours are completely at odds with the issues Eternal Sonata brings to its story. I was enthralled by the concept and loved the Chopin sections. But unnecessary moments of plot exposition veering towards ambiguity, bogged the story down badly. But amongst the mire shines real beauty, not least the heart-rending score that moved me so much.
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