Posted Wed, Nov 01, 2006 by LadySirse
Jon Wood from MMORPG.com gives his first look impressions of Vanguard
Just posted today on MMORPG.com you can find another first look at Vanguard Saga of Heroes. Keep reading to see what his thoughts are.
The first thing that struck me about this game when I sat down to play was the general look of it. I don't just mean graphics, either. I find the overall art style of this game to be very appealing. Vanguard does a pretty good job of skirting the line between realism and fantasy. Often companies make a decision about the look of their game and take it so far in one direction that takes away from the other. The cartoony style of a game like World of Warcraft sacrifices realism for the sake of having a "fantasy" feel, while I have also played games that tried to look ultra-realistic and in that effort, took the fantasy feel out of their game. Vanguard doesn't succumb to either extreme, looking real enough to satisfy me, while still free enough to be fantasy.