Rainbow Skies Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

For our Rainbow Skies Review, we play a strategy RPG presented in a vibrant isometric style! Immerse yourself in a colorful world filled to the brim with murky dungeons and traditional turn-based battles. Tamable monsters and a variety of weapons, equipment, and skills offer you a wide range of customization and character development possibilities. Tons of side quests, lively towns, and exciting secrets to discover will keep you coming back for more!

Rainbow Skies Review Pros:

  • Cartoon-like graphics.
  • 5.1GB Download size.
  • Tutorial help (optional) pops up as you discover new mechanics/events.
  • Two ways to play – help (more starting items and free aid throughout) and no hand-holding (Start as intended).
  • 20 save slots.
  • RPG adventure gameplay.
  • You see the enemies on the map as well as unseen ambush fights which manifest as random pop-ups and you can press a button to jump in.
  • Turn-based combat on a grid layout.
  • Fast loading and transitions.
  • Save when you want from the menu. You can save it to the console or the cloud.
  • Turn order shown in combat.
  • Coins- the In-game currency used for shops.
  • Earn Exp, Level up to increase stats.
  • Main quest with optional side quests.
  • You play on the overworld mostly and enter doorways to launch into dungeons and side levels.
  • Each area has a discovery percentage, which Shows up as you move around.
  • Skill stones- Found/earned and come in three types. Each one is used to upgrade particular stats like health or mana but can also be used to increase luck.
  • Day/night cycle.
  • Big bright easy-to-use UI.
  • Map- Uncovers as you play, Shows icons and mission markers.
  • Playtime is displayed.
  • Very approachable thanks to simplified controls and a bright atmosphere.
  • Loot chests, Bags, and enemy drops to gain loot.
  • Use magic to earn EXP for that spell and level up to unlock new spells and attacks.
  • Cool cartoon cutscenes.
  • Boss battles.
  • Blacksmith- Buy and upgrade your gear using resources.
  • Combat is made easier thanks to the area of effect and movement markers that show.
  • Battlerank- Can increase/decrease any of the unlocked ranks to increase enemy difficulty but also increase the rarity of the loot.
  • Returning players will feel right at home as the layout and gameplay are the same.
  • Full party management from gear to party layout in combat.
  • Can tame animals/monsters.
  • Huge world with many biomes within it.
  • Just a lot of fun to play.
  • Isometric camera view.
  • Helpful tooltip-style pop-ups.
  • 100s of hours worth of content.
  • So much character.
  • Many cool characters to meet.
  • Decent loot drops.
  • The definitive version of the game.

Rainbow Skies Review Cons:

  • No touchscreen support.
  • Item bag size is small and has to be upgraded constantly.
  • Unskippable opening cutscenes with credits.
  • You soon accumulate a lot of side quests.
  • A slow starter as you are low on health and power.
  • Can be hard to see paths on the map.
  • Repetitive fights.
  • A lot of grinding later on.
  • A very small window of opportunity for ambush fights.
  • Saving is slow.
  • Difficulty spikes.
  • No way of knowing which save location has the newest save data.
  • Very similar to the previous game.

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Rainbow Skies:

Official website.

Developer: eastasiasoft

Publisher: eastasiasoft 

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Length - 8/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!