Miitopia was among the games that were released on the 3DS. So it’s no wonder many people brushed off the game’s quirky role-playing gameplay while looking at the brand new Switch. However, Nintendo did not want to let the game’s potential languish on its first platform, so they offered Miitopia the HD treatment. The result is impressive: Crisp textures, a higher resolution, and generally, more details barely suggest the 3DS the game’s origins.
What’s distinctive is unique Miitopia is that every character within the game, be it, players, NPCs who are cranky, or even the head mook himself, is filled by the player. Mii in your own. Your grandma’s character is playing The Dark Prince, your young cousin as the magician, or Elton John as a castle guard – the more ridiculous, the more entertaining. The fun and quirky humor Miitopia can convey a mix of humor that varies depending on the amount of imagination you’re willing to put in the editor for characters. There is no limit on this when using Miitopia’s Switch version.
Alongside the traditional Mii Maker, the customization options have been enhanced with choices for wigs and makeup. Cosmetics particularly can mean that there’s nothing that isn’t possible to do to the face. With some ability and stamina, almost every character is likely to recreate down to the smallest of details. Miitopia is probably the most efficient character editor in recent times.
Being required to design every single character comes with its drawbacks, however. People who have exhausted their creativity are likely to be exhausted as another set of NPCs is waiting to be created before arriving in the new town. Then, the sputtering tool interferes with the game flow. Fortunately, the thoughts of other players can be utilized through Miitopia. The creations of other players can be shared or searchable using code. You will find some stunning illustrations in the Unseen Storyline
With a particular focus on faces, the story is also about beginnings. The Dark Prince can steal the faces of residents of Miitopia to offer them to his monster army. It’s a thin plot on a piece of paper. However, its execution is more thrilling. The swarming adventure is awash with strange moments, where characters from totally different worlds get to meet and scream witty quips at one another, go through jealousy dramas, or show adorable behavior. The search to find the Dark Prince is more than just a means to an end, a road paved with role-playing and soap-opera interludes.
Talk, run, fight, repeat
With all the emphasis on humorous, fun moments, it’s crucial to surprise the player right until the very end. Unfortunately, this is precisely the thing that Miitopia does not manage to accomplish exactly as its predecessor, Tomodachi Life, did. It’s only as enjoyable as it’s fresh. After a few hours of playing, aside from dialogue pertinent to the plot, you feel like you’ve read every word of dialog three times. Therefore, Miitopia’s second vital resource, humor, gets worn out more quickly than is ideal for Miitopia.
In this regard, with this in mind, Mii RPG’s repetitive gameplay is not enjoyable. You travel through an environment similar to Mario games to reach your next stage. From there, all tasks are automated. The Mii group follows a clear route independently and, at the very least, requires your assistance when deciding which direction to go, whether you want to unlock a treasure box, or how to look at the rustling of a bush. When battles begin amid battle, the Miis communicate with a variety of than a few snatches of phrases that don’t add anything to the action.
In the traditional turn-based battles, Miitopia isn’t willing to surrender the reins. The control in battles with the twerking turkeys “wenches” or hamburgers can only be achieved through your character and the awarding of regenerating salt shakers, bestowed to you through the immense force of Horst. The rest of your actions are automatically controlled.
In the end, the interpersonal skills that your Miis willfully employ based on the personality they are assigned to are hilarious. Some friendly characters will save their enemies, whereas the more stubborn ones are stronger. However, they tend to resist the healing process. In the case of a relationship between them, Miis may wish to talk to one another or complement each other after a successful hit. The nature of battles and explorations can be speeded up with the press of a button. This suggests that the designers knew these scenes could be seen as long.
Despite the adorable moments, Miitopia keeps players on the sidelines with only the occasional command. This makes you feel like an observer rather than a participant. The skills the team can use is contingent on how well they understand each other.
After every route at the end of each course, at the end of each road, Miis go back to their inn, where the social gathering is held. Through spending time in the same space, they strengthen their bond. The bond is further strengthened through trips to the cinema or fishing with each other. The inn Miitopia shows off its strengths by utilizing comedy. Kitsch, jealousies, and absurd scenes will delight fans of the latest sitcoms. Furthermore, the stats of the characters pertinent to the fight are enhanced through food. Everyone has different preferences that can positively or negatively impact the development of a specific value. The influence stops.
Another unique feature of Switch is that the Switch version is the horse, which individual tastes can also design. Other than an additional romance option and occasional attacks during battle, it doesn’t provide any extra value. After a visit to the hotel, it is back to the beginning and is only occasionally interrupted by strange locations, such as cities, where you are able to roam around in an accessible manner. Miitopia will eventually be abandoned by old players in particular.