Northern Tale 4
August 01, 2014
If you are already a fan of Northern Tale, then Northern Tale 4 is not going to feel foreign to you. Northern Tale 4 follows closely along the line of its predecessors, with a couple of improvements. Firstly, the visuals in Northern Tale 4 are as bedazzling as ever! Each scene is multi-leveled, sharp and detailed, with gorgeous colors and smooth animations – the locations are also more varied this time, with more fantasy elements than in its previous games. Moreover, the music is quirky and fun, occasionally accompanied by pretty cool sound effects.
Realore does not actually does anything really revolutionary with the gameplay in this sequel. It plays like any other resource-management game from the developer; with power-ups to use, achievements to earn and monsters to fight off. One feature that might distinguish this game from others are the Collectibles; each collectible is unlocked when a threshold number of stars are reached.
Although Northern Tale 4 is not much different from the first three games, we enjoyed this game thoroughly. The game featured 50 levels with 150 Stars to collect; each level is harder than the previous and the level of difficulty in Northern Tale 4 rises rapidly. Northern Tale 4 really does require you to think and plan ahead in order to earn 2 or 3 Stars, even playing on the Relaxed Mode can still be fairly challenging.