Posts Tagged ‘Bloom: Memories’

Bloom Is A Gorgeous Thief (Yes, Thief) Influenced ARPG

By Nathan Grayson on November 12th, 2013.

There's also probably some Shadow of the Colossus in there somewhere as well.

Bloom: Memories is something of a strange creature – less of a genre melting pot and more a genre blender set to liquefy – but I very much appreciate what it’s trying to accomplish. The action-RPG cites everything from Legend of Zelda to Thief to Harvest Moon as core influences, and – in something of a first considering ARPGs’ “click-click-click loot pinata deathsplosion” roots – it offers multiple entirely non-violent options. Or you can plow through every one of the game’s mysterious man-machine remnants of a dark past, though be warned: the world will meet violence with violence. An eye for an eye.

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