Kirby isn’t the only one with a big release this week, Switch fans in the West can finally get their hands on it. Rune Factory 5.
Now that the game has been out here for a few days, we’ve gathered some reviews. If you haven’t come across our Nintendo Life Rune Factory 5 review, be sure to check it out. We say you’ll find something to love about this game if you enjoy farm simulations and RPGs, but have noticed some performance issues – giving it 7/10 stars.
So what did the other reviews say? IGN not completely forgiving – giving it a score of 6/10:
“Rune Factory 5 is delightfully chewable forage thanks to the soil fertilized by its predecessors, but its attempt to leapfrog the 3D world leaves it struggling with a lot of technical problems. nasty art.”
Digital Trends is all for the farmer’s life – awarding it 3.5/5 stars, but not sure how accessible it will be for newcomers:
“Rune Factory 5 will appeal to longtime fans or those who like games that overlap between several categories, including farming sims, dating sims, and JRPGs. However, I can’t see it having much mainstream appeal, given the hurdles it poses for newbies. “
RPGamer said it was a pretty enjoyable experience, giving it a final score of 3.5/5 stars:
“Rune Factory It’s always been a chilling experience with some light action RPG elements to it, and that’s exactly what the newest title delivers. “
Mako Reactor gave the game a respectable 7.5/10 but felt it needed a bit more time to reach its full potential:
“Rune Factory 5 is an ambitious installment in a series that does a lot of things well, but one that suffers from a lot of technical and structural problems. Although it builds on Rune Factory 4 in some good ways. , Rune Factory 4 Special remains one of the best games for a very long time while Rune Factory 5 feels it needs more time to reach its full potential.”
And Digital Downloaded compare it to comfort food – giving it 4/5 stars:
“Rune Factory 5 plays things pretty conservatively and the better for it. It’s kind of a comfort food experience and although this may come at a cost on store shelves as it was released towards the end of the series. lots of brilliant, clever games, big and creative RPGs, it’s a game of simple pleasures and fun experiences. Sometimes, that’s enough.”
Have you tried Rune Factory 5 on Nintendo Switch yet? What is your own impression? Let us know below.