Shining in the Darkness Review
Shining in the Darkness is an old-school dungeon crawler that tests your patience and resolve as much as your valor.
Shining in the Darkness is a first person dungeon crawler RPG released in 1991 for the Sega Genesis/Megadrive. At the time of its release, dungeon crawling was still a fairly common mechanism in RPG gaming, particularly... Read Full Review9 of 9 users found the following review helpful
Your character has made it through over a dozen battles to get as far as he has. Getting more and more confused at every turn in this similar looking labyrinth, he is wounded, down to his last medical herb and all alone.... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
My older brother the D&D and role playing man was always refusing to let me play D&D(the 1st edition) and as he moved to video games he played rpg and strategy games watching them suck refused the idea of them till I got... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Sweet, colourful graphics and an easy battle system (turn-based, booyah!). It has to be one of my favourite fantasy RPG's on the Genesis, that allows for both concentration and a mindless grind of exp. It starts off a... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
Shining in the Darkness is a tough game to review. It can be fun and imminently entertaining, but when it comes down to it, it's a very flawed RPG. First off, even though it has the word Shining in its name, this gam... Read Full Review0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Back in the day at Target, a friend of mine had a birthday coming up and some money to blow. He decided on getting a video game and since I had the limited funds of an adolescent, the game we would buy would no doubt be... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
I love games like this, that give you several aspects of play that are stimulating to the brain rather then killing your brain cells. Memory, because the map is esentially a huge maze you have to remember looks and ho... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
This has got to be one of the best RPG's ever created for the Sega system. I know I am one of the few who feel this way; with that said my review will not do the game justice. Gameplay: The gameplay is rather generic... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
As for the actual game itself, Shining in the Darkness doesn't quite live up to it's illustrious name. The graphics are less than stellar, and if you think about it the storyline itself is very cliche. However, as on... Read Full Review0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
This is an overlooked classical RPG which can be remembered as one of the first true 3D RPGs on consoles, first person perspective, though laggy and repetitive. At least the controls are fluid to counter this effectively... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
The Sega Genesis had few good, actually, just few RPG's in general. This was one of the first RPG's for Sega's only success in the console market, and the only thing it is really known for is the fact that it spurred on ... Read Full Review0 of 3 users found the following review helpful
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