Valkyria Chronicles Features

FeatureValkyria Chronicles remains one of the finest games of its generation

Revisiting a classic on the release of its remaster.

Valkyria Chronicles has found its way to PS4 this week via a remaster of the 2008 original. Digital Foundry will be along to assess the merits of the new version shortly, but before then here's Paul Dean on what makes Sega's strategy game so special, in a piece originally published in 2012.

Valkyria Chronicles

Turning heads.

The screenshots don't do it justice. It's a common enough refrain, but it's become increasingly popular as new console hardware has offered us ever more lavish visual feasts. As the arts and sciences of animation, lighting, special effects and visual filters come into their own, there's less and less to be gleaned about how a game actually looks from a still image.