Sadly it's not all rosy though, with certain areas looking far better than others and the frame rate frequently takes a severe nose dive. You begin with Browns, the most basic minion type that's only really good for brute force labour and good old-fashioned scrapping. What makes it more than just a very simplistic RTS is four different minion classes and the game's wicked sense of humour. Overlord: Dark Legend Review We throttle some minions. On the internationally recognized scale o’ evil Overlord Dark Legend is more Walt Disney than Pol Pot. The central premise might suggest it’s a game for megalomaniacs in waiting but the contrived plot actually has you thwarting baddies rather than stealing children’s lollipops. GamesRadar+ is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Add in command point placement, sacrificing minions for Overlord health and general resource gathering, and you've got a pretty competent RTS on a console. Overlord: Dark Legend is essentially what you would get if you crossed Pikmin with Goblin Commander. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Different and fun, but very short gameplay, Reviewed in the United States on January 7, 2010. The minions are cute and really amusing. The controls were awkward, and the game itself in general not particularly fun. It adds an interesting bit of lore to the overlord over all story and is a prequel but the down side is it is short and doesnt make connections it could have like mentioning future characters or villains. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Overlord might seem like an ideal fit for the Wii, with its cutesy graphics and lovable minions, but … It's not a bad game by any means I honestly played overlord 1 and 2 and never even knew about this one until recently. It's too easy and suffers from a few technical shortcomings, but the campaign is always fun and entertaining. As such you’ll travel across the kingdom freeing multiple minions, smashing more crates than Crash Bandicoot and doing the odd yokel a favor. That said, there’s still much to recommend this Wii exclusive prequel. You will receive a verification email shortly. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Godtear board game review: "Easy to learn, quick, and accommodating", NHL 21 review: "Never a clean hit – but a solid and enjoyable one", Secretlab Omega 2020 review: stylish gaming chair range is well-suited to work and play, Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit review - "A hell of a lot of magic for $100", Curse of Strahd Revamped review: "The definitive version of a beloved classic", Borat Subsequent Moviefilm review: "A very niiice surprise from Sacha Baron Cohen", The Witches review: "Anne Hathaway aims for hammy, funny villainy, and has a whale of a time", The Trial of the Chicago 7 review: "An emotionally tough and exhilarating watch", Rebecca review: "Handsome, risk-taking Netflix remake sacrifices suspense for sweeping sadness", Pixar's Soul review: "Will leave you blubbing over the tinsel come Christmas", Star Trek: Discovery season 3, episode 2 review: "Potentially the closest thing to a Trek/Wars crossover we’ll ever see", Star Trek: Discovery season 3, episode 1 review & recap: "An almost unrecognisable vision of the future", The Haunting of Bly Manor review: “A fun Netflix horror that will leave you feeling uneasy”, The Boys season 2 finale review: "A stellar end to a super season", The Walking Dead season 10 finale review: "Rounds out The Whisperer War with all the impact of a wet flannel".