Play Chronicles of Heaven and immerse yourself in a rich adventure in this fantasy-RPG.
Pick from six playable classes, ranging from the stealthy assassin to the powerful warrior.
Defeat monsters in various stage-based dungeons and bring your act vs other players in the PvP arena.
Stage-based fantasy action RPGs are abundant, and Chronicles of Heaven is one of the titles that stand out, albeit it has gameplay elements similar to almost every game in its genre. Here, you will take the role of an adventurer off to do typical hero stuff. Don’t let the generic-ness of the setting fool you though: it’s a great RPG, comparable to mobile classics like Zenonia and Inotia. It runs smoothly on any device, ranging from budget Android smartphones to newer iOS tablets, and it provides an experience you would want to try out. With that said, what does this game bring to the table? Let’s take good look:
First off, Chronicles of Heaven an MMORPG wherein you create and control a character to go on various stage-based quests. It isn’t an open-world, but there is a central hub wherein you can interact with other players, join PvP arenas, fiddle around with your equipment, have a chat or just plainly socialize. It is an action RPG, so everything, from the movement up to the battles is done in real-time. The control scheme is simple and intuitive: a virtual joystick on the left controls movement, while the large attack and skill buttons are on the left. There is an option to automate your character’s attack and movement, but you need to activate your skills manually.
One of the biggest gaffes of Chronicles of Heaven is its poor localization and translation. Uzone is a Chinese company, and it’s obvious they haven’t put any effort into hiring a decent translation team. It seems as if every piece of dialogue was translated from Chinese using Google Translate. It adversely affects one’s immersion into the plot which appears to be promising and intriguing. In any case, you probably won’t have any idea what’s going on.
There are six character classes in Chronicles of Heaven, and you can freely pick what you want to be at the start of the game. The choices are between the Warrior, which is a melee fighter, Paladin, a mix of melee and magic, Priest, which specializes in holy magic, and Hunter, which is a ranged, bow-using class. The last two include the Assassin class which emphasizes speed, and Mage, a class that deals devastating damage with ranged spells. Unfortunately, character customization isn’t available at the start. However, you can get this done by changing your character’s clothes and equipment.
The stage-based dungeons are well-designed, although they are noticeably one-dimensional and quite short. They are filled with monsters and large bosses you will need to fight and beat in order to proceed to the next level. Your stay in the levels are quick, simply ranging from three to five minutes. Unfortunately, there is an energy mechanic to take into account, so you won’t be able to play in an unlimited basis. Microtransactions are also part of the experience, and when you reach a certain level, it’ll be hard to progress without spending real money. In addition, there’s also a PvP aspect wherein you can fight in fast-paced 5v5 or 1v1 battles.
Overall, Chronicles of Heaven doesn’t excel in any department, but it’s certainly a game you would want to invest time in. It can provide over a dozen hours of good gameplay, making it worth a playthrough.