For Infinite Undiscovery on the Xbox , GameFAQs has 10 FAQs (game guides and walkthroughs), 49 cheat codes and secrets, 47 achievements, 19 reviews. Infinite Undiscovery feeds your need for narrative, but it’s ultimately a shallow, flawed experience. : Infinite Undiscovery – Xbox Artist Not Provided: Video Games.
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Hamlet spoke of the “dread of something after death, the undiscovered country. Shakespeare wrote about something profound; developer tri-Ace settles for middle school humor. In other words, if you were hoping the fanciful title meant this was going to offer something deeper and more intriguing than what you’ve experienced in the past 20 years from Japanese RPGs, forget about it.
Infinite Undiscovery, while enjoyable, is nothing special. You play as Capell, a floundering musician who looks a whole heck of a lot like the world’s greatest hero, Sigmund. Due to a comedy of errors, Capell is mistaken for Sigmund and dragged into an epic quest to unchain the moon from the world.
Yeah, that’s right, the moon is in bondage. You certainly don’t see that every day. The Order aka the bad guys in this worldhave tossed some heavy-duty chain around the moon in an apparent effort to siphon its power.
Sigmund is a chain cutter.
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And Capell, being mistaken for Sigmund, gets dragged along with a group of resistance fighters to hack down some chains. The story plays out very linearly, with no branching elements.
There are sidequests, but none add to the overall story and amount to little more than time-consuming fetch quests. There are some nice twists and turns in the story along the way that help turn what could have been a somewhat dull adventure into something compelling.
Infinit is much like Luke Skywalker. He starts out whiny and pretty much never stops. Of course he’s destined to save the world, but his development never betrays his underlining whiner persona. And that, oddly enough, makes him more likeable than some of the other rags-to-hero characters. Along the way, Capell runs into a considerable number of allies. Undiscoveyr fact, there are 18 characters you’ll be micromanaging during the course of this fairly brief adventure.
Capell can only take three other characters into his own personal party, but often you can form two subsidiary parties of four members a piece. These other parties will have their own goals, though your paths may intersect while hacking and slashing through a dungeon. This means that you have to try and keep everyone’s armor and weapons as updated as possible, because you can never be sure when one of the 17 other characters will be required to assist Capell or undiacovery you’ll break out into multiple groups.
And that’s where Infinite Undiscovery hits its first big snag.
It is a real pain in the ass to have to manage equipment for so many characters. There’s no option to have the AI equip the best available udiscovery. And you rarely make enough cash to fully equip everyone under your command.
Because Infinite Undiscovery is only hours depending on how much you love ancillary fetch queststhere’s not enough time and story to bring all 18 characters to life. I won’t lie, there were characters that popped up in cut-scenes near the end of the game that I didn’t even know were on my team, because they were so underutilized in the story.
I’m not sure why tri-Ace felt the need to throw so many characters into the mix, but it was a mistake. Six-to-eight characters might have worked.
You can’t hold the moon down. Infinite Undiscovery utilizes a real-time combat system. This isn’t faux real-time or partial real-time or “interactive” real-time — if you don’t want to get your ass handed to you, then you need to press buttons on the controller. It’s a two-button combat system with only a handful of combos.
Still, it’s mindless fun and works for the most part.
The rest of your party attacks at their discretion, though you can set broad AI parameters, the most useful of which tends to be “Save MP. You do have infinote control of your party in certain respects. Infinite Undiscovery allows you to “connect” with another member of your party.
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When connected, you can order them to perform two pre-set special attacks. This is necessary for some areas, when you need to perform a certain move to get past a puzzle.
In combat, it’s mostly a novelty. The AI does a good job at fighting, leaving little ibfinite to manage specific attacks from any character. Besides, Capell has his own special moves and three-button combos to worry about. There is one other input for commanding your party in the field. Hit the Y button and you will call for someone to heal the injured. The AI makes the choice between casting a heal spell or using an item in inventory.
This works very well, which is good, because healing is a prominent part of combat. There is no block button — just the ability to parry with a well-timed press of the trigger. Indinite successfully stuns an enemy, but you’ll most likely focus on pounding with offense rather than dilly-dallying on defense.
Especially since healing is so readily available.