Have you ever found a game that just strikes the chord in your heart, a gem that comes from out of nowhere and is everything you’ve ever wanted in a game? Sometimes those things happen, and often times they are fantastic little cult hits that will only be appreciated by a few people out there, those that get the opportunity to even hear about them through some stroke of luck in the first place. For me, I was fortunate enough to hear about Monster Tale from a good friend of mine, and I’m beyond glad he told me.
“Monster Tale”, he says to me in a smokey, raspy voice, “is basically a combination of Metroid, Mega Man, and Castlevania.”
After I wiped the pee from my pants, I understood that this was something I would need to try for myself. It’s not to say the game is perfect by any means, but he was most certainly not off base with his initial description. For many of you, just reading that description may be a selling point, as it absolutely was for me. But there may be a few things to delve into to make sure that you’re going to know that there are a few things to expect.
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