During the 1990s, a certain dark gothic universe has seen several incarnations in Soul Reaver and Blood Omen games, each one of which would open a new and exciting chapter of a wonderful and tantalizing storyline. Regardless of the admirable reputation Eidos and Crystal Dynamics achieved with Legacy of Kain, however, there are many aspects in Defiance that both pushes the series forward and holds it back.
Kicking things off on a high note, those of you who await a deep and involving story will certainly not be disappointed. Of course, we wouldn’t want to shower you with unnecessary spoilers, so we’ll try to keep it simple and as short as possible. Legacy of Kain: Defiance follows the chronicles of three chief races: human, vampire, and Hylden. Each race struggles to gain predominance and control over the world. Among the numerous new facts unveiled in this title, players (especially true-hearted Kain fans) will be pleased to finally find out essential facts about the game’s main characters Kain and Raziel.