Rent Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords for Wii
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Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords

Not Rentable
Also on:PS2, PSP Games, DS

New!Available For Download:PC 

GF Rating
5.2

402 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
2

Really Bad

2 on the Wii, 10 on the PC

posted by barbeau (FORT WORTH, TX) Jan 15, 2009

Member since Nov 2005

This game was a port to the Wii from the PC game of the same name. I actually rented this game because I enjoy it on my laptop, but my wife took over the computer once she got addicted to the game.
I figured, what the heck, play it on the Wii, same thing, right?
Wrong!
They did a straight port, not accounting for the control difference between a remote and a mouse.
More often than not, I would hit the wrong move thanks to the shaky remote issue.
But that is NOTHING compared to the graphical nightmare that this port is.
Since this is kind of a mashup between a puzzle game and a JRPG, there is a ton of text to read, armor to buy, spells to learn, creatures to capture. All fun, all exciting, on the PC. On the Wii? No. you cannot read the text, even on my 42" HD Samsung. The text, all of it, looked like a BADLY pixelated render of an 8 bit game.
I was unable to play for long due to the constant squinting just to see what was going on. Navigating the world map is nearly impossible, and the game just doesn't get close to its awesomeness on the PC version.
Skip it here, buy it for $15 for the PC, and enjoy.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Where's the game?

posted by Elayoh (VANCOUVER, WA) Apr 3, 2008

Member since Dec 2007

So, the real puzzle of this game is where to find the puzzles. UGH! Not every game will translate well to the Wii environment and this one should never have been released on any platform.

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GF Rating
3

Bad

DS is Better

posted by loukerri (EAST ROCHESTER, NY) Jan 29, 2009

Member since Jan 2009

I have this for the DS and was hoping that on the big screen it would more fun because of less eye strain, wrong! It is much easier to read on the DS, the main concept of the game is great in the DS version and I have beaten it but I didn't get beyond the first quest before I started to get a headache on the Wii version. Play this game it's great, but get the DS version instead.

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