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Baroque by Atlus




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  • Animated Blood
  • Fantasy Violence
  • Mild Language
  • Mild Suggestive Themes
  • Tobacco Reference
Baroque is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 11.
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  • Platform: Nintendo Wii
  • Publisher: Atlus
  • Developer: Atlus U.S.A
  • Category: Role-Playing

You awaken to find the world in ruin, your heart beset with unexplained guilt. A cataclysm has destroyed the cities and empires of men and disfigured the spirit of humanity. In this nightmare, it falls to you to descend a mysterious tower in search of absolution. Battle merciless foes through treacherous dungeons, scour for new items to aid you in your travels, and unlock the secrets of a devastated land. You will find death in the depths, yet learn that death is not the end of the story; in the twisted world of Baroque, it is only the beginning.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Game For Completionist If you RE pro gamer who likes the unusual, likes a challenge, and is sick of long, in depth story lines and linear game play (I DO!), then this game is for you. You die and lose al your equipment and everything when you die. That makes everything unique, and it separates this game from all those games where you just die and start from where you died. Too easy. I like long, story rich, rpgs, and jrpgs, so I did not fall in love with this game. Though many friends did:) In summary, great game if you do your research first! I love Atlus!
Date published: 2012-01-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Worth Spending Money On It!!! Once you defeat the game it just starts right back over again. It doesn't even last long and isn't worth the money you spend to buy it. If you have it then get rid of it. I tried it and it was a horrible mistake.
Date published: 2011-12-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good game if you know who you are. If your looking for something to pass the time this game probably isnt what you want. This game is for hardcore dungeon crawling lovers. It isnt the easiest game and its complex as to advance it. You cant get to fond of your equips, and sadly you dont get any magic spells like it seems like you do. But this game is really in depth and you can lose yourself for hours, so long as this is your kind of genre. With a confusing story that maps itself out as you play onwards, and the difficulty you get when you pick normal is above what youd expect. If you love dungeon crawlers and dont give up easy, then pick this game up cause your in for a treat, especially with such a low cost.
Date published: 2011-01-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from DONT WASTE UR MONEY! NOT WORTH IT HORRIBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! had high hopes for it ecause it wasrated an 8 n it was cheap but no. its only 1 mission and one game area. pretty pointless. i understand that altus has amazing games but this is not one of them
Date published: 2011-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ok first off this game is not a mindless dungeon crawler like people make it out to be true it is a dungeon crawler but its randomized so its not the same stuff its almost like a mix of the dot hack series and devil may cry 3 most people dont like thios game cuz when you die you lose everything and go back to level one but thats actually a fun part for me cuz it makes it seem like you actually die i absolutewly love this game i had it on ps2 and my friend said it was better on wii i was hesatent to get it cuz wii controls are confusing at first but now im glad i id most games i beat in a day maybe two or three this one ive had it for about three weeks and havent beat it mainly cuz my cuzon scratched it up im going today to get another coppy and my cuzon erased my data but thats fine the game is so great i dont mind restarting for the first like hour the game makes no sence all you know is that the angel guy is guiding you and you have guilt of sins that you cant remember the game can get pretty irritating like it sets you up for failure the easy mode not to hard but normal is like other games on hard i love the game!!!!!!!1
Date published: 2010-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Confusing but commendable When I first started to play the game I thought the controls were awkward. Let's be honest people, every Wii games controls are awkward at first. It's not some repetitive dungeon game like people make it out to be. But it's not very customizable like the game itself tried to say it is. For the first hour of the game I promise you won't understand ANYTHING. From storyline to item use. But, in all fairness that's the point. You're meant to have lost your memory. No, that's NOT a spoiler. So the game really tried to make you feel like the character is you by throwing you into this world where you have no idea what's going on. The game can be really creepy at times and it seems like it sets you up for failure. A lot. Overall I thought the game was refreshing. A few more cut scenes and a bit of more info probably would have made it more enjoyable I wont lie but its not a game you can just breeze through. And that's what really made it excellent. And to anyone who reads this before they play the game: -Read the game manual. Yeah it sounds silly and never seems to help but a few pages of it are basically definitions of what some of the words mean. The game itself won't tell you till' it's to late and you feel like you missed out on a lot.
Date published: 2009-12-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Twisted, unique game Baroque is a hardcore dungeon crawler strategy game. It combines new school and old school gaming styles to create a dark, intense atmosphere as the player wanders around the tower for every second of gameplay. Baroque's storyline begins when the protagonist awakes into a world fueled by baroques; fantasies generated from people's minds to distort their physical and spiritual state. Unable to speak and feeling bad about something, the protagonist meets the archangel, is told the condition of the world caused by a catastrophic disaster known as the blaze, was all his fault. The hero then begins wandering around the neuro tower in search of a way to fix the world. Throughout the game, the hero begins learning bits and pieces about his past, as the plot begins to unfold. Even at the end of the game, the story is unclear, which urges players to play again and unravel more secrets in the world of Baroque. In the tower, the hero's only focus is surviving. While eating flesh, bones, and hearts, battling monsters straight from the world of hell, the hero trudges through blood, sweat, and tears to complete his mission. The battle system gets repetitive, and the camera is atrocious, but the unique, cartoonish style of graphics and epic monster design pays off. While plummeting down the tower, only the most resourceful players will survive. Baroque leaves few hints and suggestions and hands the whole gate of the game to the player, assuming they'll be able to figure it out. For the patient, wise, and creative ones, this game is a full-blown masterpiece. For the action-packed, fast-paced, and tough, it's a game that may not be worth a purchase. This game will not feel sorry for you. It's each man for himself.
Date published: 2008-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Wii Game Baroque is an amazing game. It is a dungeon crawling game with a variety of different monsters, weapons, clothes, wings and items useful in beating the other monsters. The storyline is very original and the battle system is very unique and fun. The characters are very hard to comprehend at parts. The graphics aren't as amazing as other games, but they have a sort of cartoony style to them that makes the game look great. The monsters are very original. The game is very hard even on normal mode so it will take you a while to beat unless you go on easy mode. The characters that you meet in the game are very depressing and you won't know anything about what's going on in the game until you start advancing more and more into the game. The game is very addictive when you start playing it and even if you die more than 10 times you still want to play. The game overall is amazing. This game has to be the best game I have played so far and I would recommend it to people who like challenging games with a lot of action.
Date published: 2008-04-16
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