LunchTimeWaster: The Heir Up There

Hey, you remember Shadow of the Colossus, right? Well Heir is what you'd get if you took Shadow of the Colossus, made it 2D and crammed it into a web-browser.

The premise is simple: You're a brave dude in a kingdom overun by giant golems, and your job is to scale said golems and jam your sword into their weak bits. Just like SoTC. However, where SoTC was grand and beautiful, Heir is kind of ... not grand and beautiful. Because the view is typically tightly focused on the protagonist, there's no real sense of scale, and so most of the time it doesn't really feel like you're scaling the body of a giant monster so much as you're simply jumping platforms.

It's still pretty enjoyable, though. The mechanics are solid and easy to grasp, and the inclusion of a checkpoint system keeps frustration to a tolerable minimum. Also, the cut-scenes are gorgeous.

Heir [Armor Games]


Comments

    It's amazing how every massive creature has one spot that is it's vulnerability.

      no thats not the amazing thing the amazing thing is that these things are always identified by a light of some kind

      so there always pointed to by giant billboards :P

      it's like achillies. WHY THE HELL DIDN'T HE JUST PUT EXTRA ARMOUR ON HIS HEEL!

        "Yo dudes, check out my massively vulnerable heel, like if you guys hit with say an arrow I'd die. Think I'll just wear some sandals to today's battle, what do you all reckon? Yeah? Sandals it up? Sahweeeet!"

          (historically correct)

    The guy who made the art for that game has gotten a lot better, and has become an extremely successful site and game maker!

    http://what-do-you-do.net/

    Best site ever, imo. If you liked Heir, you'll love this.

      OMG that is lies I went to that site and he got worse!!!!! nobody even reads it!!!!!!!

      that site SUCKS imo

      omfg

        This is what we call a "Troll" at WDYD!

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