Hands on: Shiren the Wanderer

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Shiren the Wanderer for Wii is the third game in the series and follows the adventure of an older and more mature Shiren. If you played Mystery Dungeon: Shiren The Wanderer for the DS you know exactly what to expect.

However, for you infendudes who didn’t, you should know that the game is a roguelike.

Roguelike games feature harsh penalties for dying, usually meaning you start over from level 1, and lose all your items and weapons. Pretty much meaning that you straight fresh. These games are heavily based in tactics, as everyone has a turn. You move then all the enemies on stage move. So if your surrounded your going to be attacked by every enemy one after the other.

The game was at the Atlus booth and was playable, but it was entirely in Japanese. Making it somewhat unplayable since the key to survivin is using all your items to survive and planning when to use them.

An artist from New York. Will has been writing, designing, and loving video games since he was young. He has traveled across the United States, and parts of Canada in order to learn more about the world of gaming. After visiting E3 for the first time in 2009, he has vowed to return there and show off a game of his own. In his spare time he tinkers with electronics, programming, and of course collecting video games.