Zorro The Chronicles Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)
Our Zorro The Chronicles review tells us about this exciting and humorous action game that includes combat and exploration scenarios inspired by the TV series. The epic adventure immerses you in the world of the successful animated series Zorro The Chronicles. Protect vulnerable and innocent people from the evil general and his army. Restore justice in 19th century Spanish California.
Zorro The Chronicles Review Pros:
- Decent cartoon-like graphics.
- 3.5GB download size.
- Stealth action gameplay.
- Two difficulties – normal and hard.
- Two playable character choices – Diego and Ines.
- Opening and ongoing tutorials.
- Hack and slash combat.
- In-game cutscenes look fantastic.
- Can skip the cutscenes.
- Full 3D camera control.
- You can crouch, hide and assassinate enemies.
- No blood or gore instead of killing, you knock them out.
- Bonus and optional objectives can pop up for extra rewards.
- Breakable objects with coins within them.
- A lot of humor.
- The environment can be used not just for stealth but also for kicking enemies off balconies or throwing them into boxes etc.
- Easy to learn controls.
- Your whip can be used to swing up to balconies and ledges, in combat it can stun enemies.
- Special Knockout is charged by attacks and using it will trigger a funny over-the-top stun attack.
- Enemy health bars show along with dodge and guard prompts.
- Combo counter.
- Posters are the hidden collectibles and you draw on the posters to unlock them.
- Full end of the level breakdown.
- Can replay levels.
- Before each level, you can choose your character.
- World map level select.
- Auto saves regularly.
- A lot of fun to play.
- Play each level how you want from stealth to combat to a mixture of the two!
- Earn Zorro coins from enemies and breaking objects and spend them in the skill tree.
- Skill tree allows you at any point to upgrade stats and unlock new abilities.
- Telescope – used when in a vantage point, you can zoom in and watch enemies plus you can mark them.
- All levels will have a handful of alarms that enemies will go to for reinforcements.
- Game over – restart the level or go to the last checkpoint.
- Enemies will have an alert bar above their heads until it flashes to say they see you.
Zorro The Chronicles Review Cons:
- Cannot rebind controls.
- No touchscreen support.
- The camera control feels like it’s on a rubber band it constantly wants to reset itself.
- Having to hold a button to pick up items and interact is a pain.
- The camera goes a bit funky when in tight spaces or fighting. (more so with ko animations)
- You can fall through roofs and have enemies just appear.
- Combat especially in groups can get very mashy.
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Zorro The Chronicles:
Developer: BKOM Studios
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- Graphics - 7/107/10
- Sound - 7/107/10
- Accessibility - 8/108/10
- Length - 7/107/10
- Fun Factor - 8/108/10
Zorro I a really good stealth game that goes for a more arcade approach than your Metal Gears and Assassin’s Creeds. Going for a more cartoon and humor-laden approach, Zorro is a fun game that allows a lot of freedom in how you play. Combat can get mashy but it does work a lot like Arkham games with a strong lock-on amd seamlessly ability to hit other enemies without losing your flow. I loved just scoping out areas, marking enemies, and smashing up the environment so I can get bonus Zorro coins to use on the skill tree. Zorro does take a few levels to get going then the world select screen allows you to jump around the place and pick your own route. Like I say it’s a bit more arcadey with funny combo finishers like writing Z on an enemy’s ass or smashing them into a tree to having them hanging off a balcony, it’s fantastic. The camera is the weakest part of the game as it never feels natural, moving it yourself is a test of skill as it always feels like it’s about to ping back. Zorro is a fantastic little game and well worth checking out, it’s a huge surprise to me!