When comparing oO vs Evoland, the Slant community recommends Evoland for most people. In the question“What are the best Android games without in-app purchases/paywalls?” Evoland is ranked 73rd while oO is ranked 120th. The most important reason people chose Evoland is:
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.
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Pro Great game for masochists
oO is hard, extremely hard. Man y many retries will be used but in the end each level is frustratingly fun.
Pro Variety in levels
Each level has it's own look and variety of obstacles.
Pro Seamless switching of game mechanics
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 Precision perception feels off
The precision needed to execute very exactly time moves is sometime hard to judge, resulting in death.
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.