Summary: I really wanted to like this game. It's something of a rare find, a mainstream title with a female protagonist and a focus on her internal world. I'd always wanted to play the original title but when it came out, I was still in highschool and I didn't have access to a computer that could play it.
Tries but fails to innovate and in the end is an OK game
29 July 2013
Excerpt: Any game trying to enter the crowded first or third person shooter market needs to innovate to stand out from the crowd. Doing what the others do in a decent way is rarely good enough to bring in the reviews that drive sales.
Summary: Story line in this game is brilliant, you don't really need to have played the first game. If you want to however you do get q free Download code when you buy the game new. The game play is fun and the scenery is great, it does get a little repetitive with you facing similar challenges on each...
Summary: Alice in Wonderland was always a trippy book to begin with, but when it is strained through the brain of American McGee it becomes scary as well as trippy. In `Alice: Madness Returns' you play as Alice in the real world (a cross between Fable, Oliver and hell) and in Wonderland (Hell, hell and...
A classic fairytale goes down the wrong rabbit hole
24 July 2011
Summary: Sequels are tricky. Please old fans, attract new ones; create something that's new but also the same - it's a tough balancing act. One that Madness Returns dodges by not even trying, and basically making the same game all over again.
Don't believe the title, Suggs is nowhere to be found in this game!
John Clayton III, amazon.co.uk
1 July 2011
Summary: Is 'American McGee' having his name attached to the titles of these games supposed to be a selling point or something? I know I've never heard of the guy outside of this game and the earlier PC game, but I think I'd be less likely to buy a game with his name all over it to be honest.
Summary: ... when you die! The game is certainly a challenge, which of course is not the problem. Progression through the game can become a little slow owing to the spacing/time lapse between game saves... they are reasonably far apart.