Match Tiles, Beat' em Up, Adventure – Brand New Experience of Classical JRPG
"Hero Emblems is proof that there’s still room in the market for a great match-3 adventure" - TouchArcade.com (4.5/5 Stars)
"Hero Emblems is a challenging new match-three RPG that you won't be able to put down" - AppAdvice.com (4.5/5 Starts)
"The game is cute, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy." - PocketTactics.com (4/5 Stars)
"Hero Emblems is an old school game packaged for the new school, and it’s awesome" - GamesInAsia.com (8.5/10)
Hero Emblems is a JRPG that mixes “Side-Scrolling beat' em up” and “Match-3” features. Set in the middle-ages fantasy world of sword-fighting and wizardry, it is an adventure of 4 brave warriors who wield different emblem powers and their attempts to stop the re-awakening of the God of Evil.
►Classical JRPG style adventures
Complete presentation the traditional JRPG world which let you enjoy the fun of the console JRPG experience.
► Unique turn-based battle to offer the beat' em up experience
Launch combo attacks, defense, healing and skills by matching rule.
►Big adventure world map
Bravely traverse into dungeons, wilderness, caves, and cross the ocean to visit the new continents in the fantasy world. In the journey, you will meet different personalities NPC, and visit a variety of village to purchase the new equipments and skills.
►A variety of monsters with different kinds of weakness attributes and attack debuffs
Different Monsters have its own strong/weakness. Some of them would attack with debuffs, such as poisoning, sealing, freezing, petrifying. You have to determine the strategy to attack the weakness of monsters with specific skills and remove the debuffs by matching rules.
►Story-driven quests. Seamless transitions between the battle scene and cutscene let you deeply immerse in the story. CAUTION! NO WARNING ALERT WHEN BOSS ARISES!
►Choose the cross roads of stages!? Choose the fate!? What will the ending be like?
►No IAP! No Ads!
Three thousand years ago, the ancient God of Evil captured the Shayara Kingdom. In those desperate times, four heroes rose to defeat the God of Evil with all their might. The heroic tales of these 4 heroes have been passed down for generations.
Now, the ancient God of Evil is re-awakening...New generation of heroes, are you ready?
Optimized for iPhone X.
Ratings and Reviews
A lot of fun, not quite as RPG as I’d like
I’ve gotten a good number of hours’ entertainment out of this. It’s no Puzzle Quest but it’s fun in its own right. My one comment would be the dialog GUI style and sound effects feel unpolished. It starts out easy enough but does ramp up a bit in difficulty but it’s a good challenge and you have to save up for upgraded emblems, spells and potions. You really do need to pay attention to each monsters abilities and ensure you have spells equipped to counter them. The RPG element is lost since your whole group autolevels but you can buy spells and upgrades from towns. No IAP in sight which is fantastic. I would recommend this game to anyone itching for a puzzle adventure game that doesn’t annoy.
Terrible story, average game
The gameplay is fine, pretty standard match-3. Around halfway through the game there is a HUGE wall, normally it took at most 3 tries for me to beat a boss, this level isn't even a boss and I've tried it over 20 times. There's not really any replay value of levels you've beat already, so the best way to level is to keep fighting the battle until you level enough to beat it which is annoying. It's also nearly impossible to get anywhere without a random ambush every step of the way, I get it there are monsters around, but it shouldn't take 15 minutes to get to the level I'm supposed to be playing.
The story though... it's horrid, you know exactly what's going to happen, and the dialogue is about as bad as it gets. Period jokes galore, the angry leader who attacks everything on sight, the forgetful girl is also the greedy treasure hoarder, the noble knight, terrible mocking of one character for no real reason (maybe it's supposed to be funny). I quit reading the dialogue pretty quickly once I realized it wasn't getting any better.
Almost perfect, but spoiled by insulting jokes
A great mix of match 3 and simple RPG. Major props to the developer for going with a fixed fee for this app instead of the usual pay-to-win junk. Even the stilted story would be forgivable if it wasn’t for the flat-out awful jokes.
I’m not easily insulted by much, but the jokes are just sort of mean-spirited and lack the funniness to redeem themselves. They leave me with that sort of awkward embarrassment for the sake of the person telling them. Like when you don’t want to be the one to tell the amateur comedian that they’ve crossed the line, so you just wait to see who will jeer at them first.
Seriously though, an otherwise clever game. I’ll bet you could double your sales or more if you fixed that one problem. I’d love to recommend this game, but can’t in good conscience - not to friends, family and especially kids. I wouldn’t want people I respect to think I’m willing to look past the jokes.
- HeatPot Games Ltd.
- 154.6 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, German, Japanese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- © 2014 HeatPot Games
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