Review – Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles (PlayStation 5)

Return to the Skies Above the Ursee with Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles

Bulwark: Falconer Chronicles welcomes players back to the world of Falconeer, created by Tomas Sala. This new game expands on the aerial combat experience of the original Falconeer, providing a fresh take on the franchise.

Exploring the World of Ursee

Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles shifts from aerial combat to a unique “City Builder” genre, where players are tasked with rebuilding the world rather than just constructing a city. Set in the world of Ursee, a massive aquatic environment still recovering from a great war that occurred 40 years prior, the game offers a rich and immersive setting.

Players take on the role of overseeing a settlement in an airship, managing resources, attracting settlers, and reconnecting the various islands within the Ursee. Unlike traditional city builders, Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles allows players the freedom to build, explore, and experiment without strict objectives.

Dynamic Gameplay and Living Environment

The game encourages players to adapt to a lack of specific direction, promoting exploration and creativity. While there are no penalties for mistakes, players can optimize their resource management and establish trade routes to support their city’s growth.

Tomas tells us himself, no mistakes.

In addition to city building, players must defend their shipping lanes against pirates and navigate complex relationships with rival factions, adding depth to the immersive world of Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles.

Intuitive Controls and Engaging Experience

Despite being on a home console like PS5, the game offers a simple and intuitive control scheme, making it accessible to a wider audience. Players are encouraged to embrace the freedom and relaxed pace of the game, allowing for a more personalized gaming experience.

The cities you build look fantastic and creation is so simple.

With a captivating soundtrack and visually stunning aesthetics, Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles provides a tranquil and engaging gameplay experience that blends relaxation with exploration.

Final Thoughts on Bulwark: Falconeer Chronicles

While the game may lack a detailed narrative, it offers a unique and immersive world-building experience for fans of the Falconeer franchise. Embracing the unconventional approach of letting players dictate their journey, the game delivers a refreshing take on the city builder genre.