Saga Of The Moon Priestess Review (PlayStation 5)

For this Saga Of The Moon Priestess Review, Tragedy strikes the world of Lunaria as the illustrious prince is kidnapped by an unknown assailant! The well-being of the land itself now rests in the hands of a young hero, Sarissa, as she has to fight, explore, and figure out how to rescue the young prince. Armed with nothing but her trusty spear and the miraculous ability to communicate with the Goddess of the Moon, she must overcome treacherous enemies and dark dungeons.

Saga Of The Moon Priestess Review Pros:

  • Pixel art graphics.
  • 117.1MB download size.
  • Platinum trophy.
  • You get the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 5 versions of the game.
  • Three save slots.
  • Action adventure gameplay.
  • Has a Zelda Link to the past vibe and style to it.
  • Supports analog and d-pad for movement.
  • The map can be brought up at any time.
  • Simple controls with them just being – move, interact, attack, and use items.
  • Priestess statues act as save points.
  • Top-down view.
  • The health bar system collects hearts from enemies and finds them randomly in bushes.
  • Follows the gameplay loop of Zelda, gloves to pick up stones, hooks for rocks, etc.
  • Five main dungeons to find and clear out with each having a final boss fight.
  • Over time you can find bombs along with bows and arrows for distance combat.
  • Slight puzzle elements at times.
  • Increase your health bar by collecting Priestess tear drops from bosses.
  • Simple hack-and-slash combat.
  • Hidden routes and rooms.
  • Different biomes bring different enemies and weather effects.
  • Great boss encounters.
  • Dying will reset you to the last save point, and you keep progressing like picking up an item, etc.

Saga Of The Moon Priestess Review Cons:

  • Unskippable opening credits and story sequences.
  • You cannot access the options in the game until you get a certain distance.
  • No game settings like smoothing the graphics or font as it uses the chunky pixel font that can get hard to read.
  • Cannot remap controls.
  • The gameplay loop is very predictable.
  • Plays out like a more condensed Zelda and it feels like everything is close together.
  • Enemies hit hard.

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Saga Of The Moon Priestess:

Official website.

Developer: Pixel Trash

Publisher: eastasiasoft

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  • 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

Jim Smale

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