User Reviews & Ratings
Total of 12 user ratings spread across 12 releases
Syberia was a whimsical adventure that had a healthy mix of stunning visuals, a deep sense of history, and a storyline that tread the boundaries between reality and fantasy like an acrobat on a tightrope; giving the over... Read Full Review2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Did your parents or grandparents ever show you an old wind-up toy with metal spring, coils, and tiny gears that they used to play with when they were children? Mine did. It was a little man that would jump up and down in... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Six years ago, designer Ragnar Tørnquist rocked the adventure game genre by introducing The Longest Journey. An epic tale featuring a down-to-earth female protagonist, compelling supporting characters, and fantastic worl... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Historically, some of the most successful adventure game series have revolved around satirical situations played out by cartoon-like characters, such as in the Monkey Island or Sam & Max series. The Longest Journey break... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
Age of Empires III
Age of Empires III was the logical next step for the series and adds some great new features to the formula used in the past. Unfortunately, however, I did not find it as enjoyable as some of the older games carrying the... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
Age of Empires II improved on many aspects of the original while still following a standard RTS template. Though it remained lacking in some areas, it presented itself well and won the hearts of both gamers and history b... Read Full Review2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
Age of Empires
Age of Empires had a good base concept: to deliver immersive RTS gameplay with realistic historical flavour. The single player campaigns in particular seemed designed to teach the player a bit about our planet's early ci... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
A wonderfully addictive game with many compelling features. A great way to get started on the strategy genre.
To start; Civilization II was the first "modern" PC game I ever owned. I saw a demo of the game on display in a local computer store so I gave it a try. I was only about 11 years old and by the time my parents finished t... Read Full Review1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
A real treat for Star Trek fans dreaming they could one day brush shoulders with the TV-show legends.
Starfleet Academy tends to get a bad rap among Star Trek gamers, though perhaps not as much criticism as some of the later games that would be made in that universe. When it was first released, many Trek fans were exp... Read Full Review1 of 1 users found the following review helpful