Evoland is a unique RPG adventure game where, as the player progresses, the graphics in the game advance from 8bit - all the way to modern 3D. As the graphics advance in design, so does the gameplay to match. This creates a game that is filled with many different RPG mechanics.
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Pro Seamless switching of game mechanics
The gameplay changes from action based combat resembling Secret of Mana or Zelda to turn based (when fighting bosses) that resembles Final Fantasy or Chrono Trigger. This switchng back and forth fits with the theme of the game where it covers years of RPG releases of different genres.
Pro Offers a good bit of nostalgia
Starting the game one is playing something very reminiscent of a classic Gameboy game, many elements borrowed from famous franchises of the time. As the player advance the game changes it's graphics to match all of the popular consoles from the last 30 years and each change resembles many other popular classic. The game definitely brings back many good gaming memories.
Con Too generic
While trying to pay tribute to the great classics in the RPG genre the game itself lacks any feeling of "soul" or personality making for a tale that is just too familiar and obvious.