Excerpt: Atlantis Evolution , from Atlantis Interactive Entertainment and The Adventure Company, came out about two months ago. Sometimes when I get a game that late, it turns out to be good a good thing because it means I get to play the game with a patch (or two or three) under its belt, and so I get a...
Excerpt: Imagine an alternate reality Earth, one where our technology has become much more advanced, yet all of our time is spent serving the gods through back breaking labor. This is the setting of Atlantis Evolution .
Excerpt: Condor is a flight simulator that focuses exclusively on gliders, that is to say, planes without an engine. That makes them very environment-friendly and silent, but to me that also makes them uncomfortably similar to coffins with wings.
Conclusion: Atlantis Evolution feels like a missed opportunity. The pleasant graphics, the interesting civilization with the curious pantheon of deities, the intriguing mysteries of the island, and the highly entertaining puzzles presented in the last part of the game are greatly overshadowed by problems that...
Excerpt: Imagine yourself as a young 20-something-year-old photojournalist in 1904. You are on your way back home on a huge ship when a storm destroys the craft and all you have is your chest of possessions, your camera, and a rickety life-raft.
Excerpt: Atlantis Evolutions is an adventure game that takes a rather bad approach to some interesting ideas. You take on the role of a photographer who, after a shipwreck, finds himself in the lost city of Atlantis. It is much more interesting than the storybook Atlantis, however.
Excerpt: Genre: Adventure Publisher: The Adventure Company Developer: Atlantis Interactive Entertainment Release Date: October 18, 2004 Ah, Atlantis. City 'neath the waves. Since its invention, or chronicling depending on your beliefs, at the hands of Plato, no other lost continent has inspired so much...
If you can bear playing Atlantis Evolution long enough, it starts to get better toward the end, but by then it's scant consolation.
25 October 2004
Summary: There are times when playing Atlantis Evolution could make Chinese water torture look like an appealing alternative. The writing and voice acting are so bad they're almost good--you probably won't find more unintentional camp humor in a game. The interface can be cumbersome.
Summary: Versunken in Raum und Zeit – ich ertappe mich tief in der Nacht dabei, wie ich durch Atlantis’ Gärten wandere. Ich muss es einfach schaffen, aus Atlantis zu entkommen! Dabei hilft Curtis als Identifikationsfigur: kein Superheld, sondern ein ganz normaler Kerl.