Reviews and Problems with The Lost City of Malathedra
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The Lost City of Malathedra by flotsam
1 March 2010
Excerpt: “I am Rebecca Wolfe. I am 26 years old and hold a doctorate in History. My father, Jonathan Wolfe, is a historian and one of few who knew of and studied the legend of 'Malathedra'. He was a loving father and instilled in me a passion for history. As his interest and knowledge grew, his passion became an obsession, and he was soon recognized as one the world's foremost experts on Malathedra and it was not long after I left for college that he set off to find the lost...
Excerpt: Inspired by classic adventure games to the likes of Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis and role-playing games to the likes of Chrono Trigger, The Lost City of Malathedra from EDI (Ethereal Darkness Interactive) Games is an indie game title that evokes many fond memories of the early days of the adventure genre. The graphics' retro look is refreshing, and the gameplay's classic point-and-click style is easy to catch.
Conclusion: With this kind of streamlining of every aspect of Malathedra, there is no reason why the game couldn’t meet with a degree of success on any of the numerous casual gaming portals. However, I can’t see the devoted adventurer wanting to pay twenty bucks for it, particularly when it’s only offered as a download. Not when there are better games available for less, and some even for free. I’ve played many bad games, and let me emphasize that this isn’t one of them.