Rainbow Moon Review (PlayStation 3)

Cursed by his arch-rival, Baldren finds himself warped to Rainbow Moon. And to make things worse, Baldren isn’t only stranded in an unknown place; he has also opened a dimensional gate out of which troops of monsters are crawling, turning this once peaceful planet into a real hell. There’s only one thing for our brave hero to do: He has to seal the gate and warp himself back to his home planet. Welcome to our Rainbow Moon Review.

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Rainbow Moon Review Pros:

  • Cheerful bright graphics.
  • simple menu layout.
  • Action RPG gameplay.
  • random encounters are a choice, not a must.
  • ability to “craft” weapons with materials gathered.
  • hours and hours of gameplay.
  • Full Platinum trophy.
  • Earn exp and level up.
  • Huge open areas and you can explore freely.
  • Day/night cycle.
  • Team attacks can be unlocked.
  • Earn power tokens to upgrade weapons and add new abilities.
  • Massive game world taking in many terrain types and weather effects.
  • Boss fights aplenty.
  • Save whenever you like from the menu.
  • Optional side quests.
  • Unlock and use battle plans. Battle plans determine where your party line up in battle.
  • DLC is bought more to be used as shortcuts as opposed to adding any new actual content.
  • Food mechanic where you need to keep eating otherwise you start losing health.
  • Unlock warp gates to make traversing the land quicker.
  • Random encounters are a choice so you can have as many or as little as you like, Thanks to being able to see the enemies walking about so basically not random but optional encounters.
  • easy controls
  • The game changes a lot meaning tactics will have to be used.

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Rainbow Moon Review Cons:

  • Music is bad and really begins to grate. 
  • the story and dialogue are a bit naff.
  • Navigating some areas can be awkward, As the trees can obscure your view.
  • No autosave but you can manually save if you remember!
  • A lot of grinding needed, More so later on.
  • DLC is basically short-cut microtransactions.
  • Food mechanic is more of an annoyance than a move forward.
  • The story is a bit cliché and tired in places.
  • The map is too small in the menu, making out icons and navigation is restrictive.
  • Parts of the menu, text in particular look a bit smushed up.
  • DLC=buying it basically makes the whole game easier.
  • the first hour of gameplay is slow and boring as you level your character up

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Rainbow Moon Review

Official website.

Developer: SideQuest Studios

Publisher: Eastasiasoft

Store Link:

PlayStation.

 

 

  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Sound - 6/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10
6.8/10

Summary

In summary, Rainbow Moon is a worthy purchase and you cant get far wrong with the price. You will lose track of time while playing. It will encourage the whole “just one more go” syndrome. Ignore the bad story writing and once you get past the first few levels, you have yourself one hell of a good game.

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!

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