When you think of a medieval setting in videogames you expect to see RPGs, strategy games, or maybe even an action-adventure title, but a classic point and click adventure is quite at the end of the list of possible choices. Still, Daedalic Entertainment, who are renowned for building some memorable adventure games, chose this theme for Chains of Satinav. Unfortunately, the meeting point of the mundane human world and the magic fairy realm already had quite a few cracks, that were made even more obvious by the passing of time.
The PS4 and Xbox One versions of Chains of Satinav that were recently released are based on a game that is almost 8 years old. Unlike with a good wine, the passing of time did not favor this point and click adventure game, the original issues still being present. Moreover, the graphics feel dusty and outdated, despite the unique visual style that ranges from the detailed background… (read more)