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golden compass

posted by nightstalker312 (GARDEN CITY, KS) Feb 27, 2012

Member since Feb 2012

well me and my kids loved the movie which it does follow the movie pretty well bt for me it was way tooslow and the contorls were sluggish and i didnt like how i couldnt move the camra without moveing the whole character. to me its not worth playing or owning unless u just wanna play as the bear....

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Similar to Narnia

posted by Mike2977 (OVIEDO, FL) Jan 28, 2008

Member since Jan 2008

1 out of 1 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

Adventure type game very similar in play to The Chronicles of Narnia.

Didn't really hold my interest, so I didn't get very far into the story other than riding on a great polar bear and fighting wolves over and over.

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On to the game ..please. cheap and linear!

posted by greg137 (CALDWELL, ID) Oct 12, 2010

Member since May 2010

First of all thank you for your helpful insight to the introductory page of the reviews, but if a game preaches to me then I'll preach back furthermore I only preach about a games if it deliberately tries to Make fun of my beliefs! Thank you for forcing me to waste space to defend my right to have an opinion! Now SHALL I BEGIN?! Some people know bnothing about the 1st-Amendment!

This game is linear with no conrtol of the camera whatsoever! Games based on movies have never been very good! Randomized quick-time events where you push random buttons due occur in this game! 3-d gamplay with a resident evil camera set means half the time you can't see where you are going half the time! Everything in this game except the graphics screams RUSH-JOB to development! Betcha-dime for a donut that tis games production cycle was 6-months. 1st-month was probably program school and planning, two months for design and programming the rest working out bugs and making it look pretty!
This game is as far as I can tell while pretty is a platformer-"god of war clone"! 3-d gaming environments demand camera function, which this game Does Not Have! If curious RENT, DO NOT BUY! This game was made by Sega... If not for the graphics, and "movie" mood I'd say that Sega must have chimpanses for designers, engineering functions work fine! And lastly I will say it again No camera control!

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