THE GOOD: The minions. Blaze, Stench, Giblet and Zap are a lively bunch and get a notable amount of personality compared to the average grunts in the console games.
The game still takes from the medieval era and tries to add gross humour.
THE BAD: Way too repetitive.
No voice-work or decent method to vent the plot of the game.
No actual Overlord present in the game…
SUMMARY: Codemasters launched the first Overlord game a few years back now, and though it may not be one of the best games out there, it certainly is a slice of something different. The original game managed to combine action elements with certain RPG elements thrown on a twisted canvas of medieval mischief. Though Overlord II has only just been released alongside Overlord: Dark Legend for the Wii, the Nintendo DS has also received an instalment of the series, but is it evil enough to stand alone from its console counterparts?
The first thing I noticed within Minions is the lacking of an elaborate plot, and the absence of the pro...