Generally favorable reviews- based on 31 Ratings
Nov 23, 2014I felt this iteration in the series was even worse than the previous one. The story isn't any better and the protagonist is even more annoyingI felt this iteration in the series was even worse than the previous one. The story isn't any better and the protagonist is even more annoying than the previous game. Travelling around can be confusing and there just wasn't anything memorable or interesting in the game to begin with.… Full Review »
Jan 8, 2014An excellent successor to Blackwell Legacy. You really do need to play the first game to follow along here, so anyone considering giving it aAn excellent successor to Blackwell Legacy. You really do need to play the first game to follow along here, so anyone considering giving it a go, definitely pick up Legacy first.
Unbound was developed on a smaller budget than Legacy, and some of those lower budget aspects do poke through the edges, mainly in the graphics department character portraits are absent, the character sprites are of uneven quality, and a few backgrounds seem underdetailed. However, this is made up for by stellar writing and voice acting, a superb soundtrack, and a compelling story. The main character, Lauren, is especially well realized, and her witty, darkly humorous interactions with Joey add a great deal of depth to the game. The story is short, but well crafted. Unbound is a melancholic, witty game definitely worth a play for any fans of the Blackwell series. My personal favorite of the bunch.… Full Review »
Nov 22, 2013After the first chapter being a little "so and so" due to a pretty annoying character, the second game changes character and set up: we're inAfter the first chapter being a little "so and so" due to a pretty annoying character, the second game changes character and set up: we're in the past this time and our main character is the aunt of Rosangela, Lauren, which is a very different character and definitely less annoying than Rosangela, although can be a little uninteresting sometimes.
Graphically it has improved a little but not by too much, however storywise is very good and has some nice interesting twists in the end (which will be continued in the next game).
Controls have been also amplified since you can now control Joey, making some areas only passable for him.
Voice acting is still pretty good (despite noticing some imperfections now and then on technical level) and actually pretty charming too: they fit almost perfectly and don't sound too ****
All in all, if you loved the first, get this as well, as it's an important piece of story for the next game.
Don't if you didn't like the first.… Full Review »