Though cast in the action/RPG game-play style of Diablo, Nox breaks its mold and offers up more than a few pleasant surprises. The third-person isometric perspective offers a refreshing dose of humor, served up by a slick interface and starring very distinct character classes. Much more than a clone, Nox takes the best the genre had and--for the most part--makes it better. Nox's story of a harmless auto mechanic who gets accidentally sucked into a fantasy world immediately sets this game apart from its dark and dour brethren. Nox is funny, and it's refreshing to play an RPG that tries to put a smile on your face. Game play, dungeons, puzzles, and even the story are slightly altered, depending on Jack's class, giving three separate single-player experiences, all leading to the same final showdown with Hecubah. The quests are typical RPG fare--find this, kill that, rescue these guys--spiced up with puzzles relating to the class's abilities or environment. The Nox team's...
Great game! I just don't quite understand why it was not that popular as Diablo at that time.
Nox was a lot of fun when I played it. Really, I liked the turn of events which was dynamic enough, the system of classes and overall "fairy-taleness", so to say.
The game was a bit overshadowed by Diablo series, though. It did not provide drastic changes to the classic cerebrospinal Diablo-styled gameplay, also having a notable disadvantage in the shape of lowered replayability (the quantity of random things tended to zero), even despite there were three different classes with non-mirrored plot.
Still, I've got to say that Nox was a good game, with some unique concepts I liked much and never met anywhere else, like some creatures or objects.
A game made by legendary "WESTWOOD" studio. Fun game overshadowed by Blizzard's "Diablo" game. In my opinion, they need to remake this in latest generation console.
Maybe it has a weird story and some challenging moving around (like someone made a 2D TPP) but in the end it still proves to be a generally fun-to-play tongue-in-cheek cRPG.
No reviews were found matching the criteria specified. We suggest you try the review list with no filter applied, to browse all available. Join now to share your own content, we welcome creators and consumers alike and look forward to your comments.