Mystery Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer Review
If you're not put off by the idea of an RPG in which every death returns you to the start of the game, Shiren the Wanderer can be a lengthy, ...
OVERVIEW Mysterious Dungeon: Shiren the Wanderer is a Rougelike. If you've never played one, try downloading Nethack or Moria, they're free. Shiren is very pretty, simplified version of these games at it's core. This ... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
This is without a doubt the best rogue-like game I've ever played (for background, I played the original rogue and my gaming days started on my friend's TRS 80). It's not an easy game, and you will die...more often than... Read Full Review3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Odds are if you clicked on this review, you are: 1. A gamer who likes Rogue-likes 2. A gamer who imported Super Famicom games in the past 3. A gamer who likes there games on the side of masochistic 4. A gamer who i... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
Ok, this game is probably not for your average 3 year old as it requires some patience getting into and some cool turn-based lateral thinking. It plays unlike anything else on the DS, which is very refreshing. I think th... Read Full Review4 of 5 users found the following review helpful
Shiren the Wanderer is a roguelike RPG first of all. This sub-category of an RPG video game is important. Look up roguelike on wikipedia. It means that Shiren isn't the typical Final Fantasy or Wizardry game. Roguelike ... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Back oh-so-long-ago, there was the CRT with green or amber text. And lo, there was a game called Rogue. A humble @, traversing ASCII dungeons, slaughtering an army of alphabetics. And it was good, but hard. Rogue b... Read Full Review4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
If you are reading this review then you already know what the game is about; there are also better player reviews if you want more insight into the actual game mechanics... I recently played Pokemon Mystery Dungeon an... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Many say that Shiren is unfair and too hard but in the end it's not so hard if you just know how to play it. You have staffs,scrolls,jars,meat,herbs and swords and shields in this game so it isin't complex game but the r... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I'm surprised at the low ratings for Shiren. Sure, the graphics are dated, but the gameplay is addictive, which makes it great for the DS. You're expected to die many times in this game, but each time you do, you can gai... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Shiren the Wanderer is the best Roguelike game on the console market. To learn what roguelike's are, google Rogue and Nethack and you will see that Rogue is the grandfather of all dungeon crawl games inlcuding Diablo.. ... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Unlike games such as Izuna and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, Shiren the Wanderer is challenging. Not only is it challenging, but it's damn fun, full of memorable characters, has great replay value, beautiful graphics, and an... Read Full Review9 of 10 users found the following review helpful
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