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GF Rating
7.2

6861 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
5

Fair

Great visuals, horrible repetitive gameplay

posted by Zatanna (ISSAQUAH, WA) Jul 31, 2011

Member since Dec 2010

Love the environments, but doesn't make up for all the running, jumping, and fighting you have to do in this game. :(

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GF Rating
3

Bad

"Madness" refers to the poor levels

posted by Vanquisher (SEATTLE, WA) Jul 29, 2011

Member since Nov 2006

I wanted to like this game and tried hard for 12 hours but it just fell flat, hard.

Its starts off good. Zany and odd with great graphics and Alice is one mean lady. After awhile though it is very repetitive. There are about three different types of mobs and just a bunch of jumpy for the first 12 hours.

I thought there might be different perspectives and tricky puzzles to solve but 9 time out of 10 I would walk into a new scene and just jump from moving platforms without ever trying to figure out where I was going or what I needed to do. Everything was painfully obvious.

I applaud the game for not being a button masher but after 12 hours and 1000+ teeth the only weapon is a slightly upgraded one i started out with? Serious?

I was so psyched to buy this game before even bothering to rent it based on reviews on Gamespot/IGN but an enjoyably psychotic setting and story is just not enough when the game play is so poor.

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GF Rating
3

Bad

Great concept but fails to deliver

posted by ckoehler45 (LA MARQUE, TX) Jul 25, 2011

Member since Jul 2009

Seemed like a great idea for a game but the game play was awful. I personally can't stand games that rely heavily on jumping. I might have been able to over look that but, the combat just sucked. It seemed like combat was an after thought. If you like Mario, you might enjoy this but if you like a good hack n slash you might want to pass on this one.

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