Reviews and Problems with Guardians of Magic: Amanda's Awakening
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User review by Flashstar
14 June 2011
Summary: This is a nice game, but yes, it was too short! Everything was okay. I thought it was just a normal HOG (scenes with random items to find), but in fact, it's not very much like one, but more like an adventure! So that was surprising.
Summary: This is a very nice game by Gamehouse; however, it's not a great game. The graphics are very well done, and the storyline, though not terribly original, is very engaging. There are some stumbling blocks preventing it from being a stellar game. One problem is the hint system. It fills up rather quickly, but a certain points it's not very helpful. If you get stuck, it just says "Maybe I should look around some more". A few minutes of that can be pretty frustrating.
Summary: I liked this game, however, it has one caveat -- it's too short! For what it is, it's a great adventure-lite game. The artwork is quite nice. It really has a hand-painted feel to it. The story isn't the most original, but it's entertaining and it gives you a purpose while playing the game. There are no hidden object scenes, which is a nice change of pace.
Summary: I'm giving this game 3.5 stars but this site doesn't allow half star so I will give 4 stars instead. Despite the cartoon-like artwork & graphics, it came as a surprise to me that I really enjoyed this game. Yes the pace wasn't fast enough but I didn't feel that it was too slow either. This game had the correct amount of music, sound, effects and animation that made it really pleasant to play.
Summary: A very nicely done game, a standout from the handful of mediocre games being pumped out these days. This is a straight up adventure game without HO scenes. If you are a HOG fan, the only hidden objects that you will find are game items hidden in the scenes which are part of the adventure puzzle. This game entertained me for several hours without a break, as it was very enjoyable and had many intriguing situations.