Excerpt: It has been a long time since we have heard much about Monster Tale. I saw this game at E3 in the year of our Lord 2010. I hate to admit it, but I had almost forgotten about this Nintendo DS game. So I am very thankful that Majesco Entertainment sent Family Friendly Gaming a reviewable copy.
Excerpt: Take control of Ellie as she wanders out of her bed into the dark streets to hunt down a noise. Instead, she finds a bracelet that transports her to a strange world where she finds an egg containing Chomp, a very hungry creature that will aid her in a whimsical adventure.
Summary: You may recollect back in January we brought you a preview of a cute little platformer coming soon from Majesco called Monster Tale . A sweet title with distinctly retro flavor, Monster Tale used some cool tricks to keep us exploring Metroidvania-style, a cute sidekick to ward off loneliness, and a...
Fun, imaginative mash-up of action game and pet sim.
Common Sense Media
28 June 2011
Summary: Parents need to know that Monster Tale is a platforming action adventure in which a young girl and her pet monster will fight off enemy creatures with both melee and physical attacks. The fighting is cartoony and not at all graphic.
Excerpt: Monster Tale is doubtless an ode to 8 & 16 bit games. In this package you'll find gameplay elements from titles that defined a whole era of videogames. The best is that it does it while simultaneously filling you with both a sense of nostalgia and freshness.
Summary: Monster Tale mixes platform gameplay on the top screen with a deep pet-raising game on the touch-screen to create a dynamic, one-of-a-kind adventure. The heroes of this intriguing tale are little Ellie and a mysterious young monster named Chomp, who set out together to reclaim the Monster World from...