Excerpt: Nightmare Creatures is a terrifying immersive 3-D action-adventure game that takes place in the Gothic world of fog-shrounded, 19th century London. Using combat moves, a variety of weapons and magic spells, players must eradicate dozens of superbly rendered, high-polygon-count monsters as they uncover the dark secrets of an underground cult.
Excerpt: You have to hand it to Kalisto. The atmosphere in Nightmare Creatures II is absolutely perfect. From the opening scene, where you stop rocking back and forth on a bed and pick up an axe, ready to do some serious damage, to the end of the game, it all feels so artfully put together. Each time a new enemy appears, you get to see some sort of crazy in-game cut-scene where you get “introduced” to them. Heh.
Excerpt: Ok, so this review may be a bit late, so sue me! It's been a hellish month, with Final Fantasy IX import, Playstation 2, July 4th updates, on top of that mod-chip reports and Sunday specials, there was just no room to fit an unsatisfactory game like Nightmare Creatures 2 into the hectic update board. The first Nightmare Creatures well, [what's the word I'm looking for]? Oh yeah an ambombanation!
Excerpt: See the world! Fight monstrous creatures! Sounds like a dream of a game, but it isn't — it's Nightmare Creatures, a Nintendo 64 version of last year's PlayStation bomb, developed by Kalisto and published by Activision. (Also available for PC) In 1666, the Great Fire swept London, destroying the secret Brotherhood of Hecate, a society with plans to take over the world or destroy it with virii capable of turning people into monsters.