Excerpt: Cursed Mountain is a thinking man's survival horror game that by no means is for children. Unlike traditional games of this genre such as Resident Evil, Cursed Mountain is more of a surreal approach, taking slow steps rather than sprints and is set in the cold wastelands of the Himalayas.
Summary: Cursed Mountain is a survival horror game where you take on the role of a fearless mountaineer climbing into the Himalayas on a quest to find your lost brother. As you ascends the mountain, he encounters an ancient curse: the souls of the people who died in that region are stuck in limbo, caught in...
Excerpt: With the Resident Evil of today being focussed on the survival ahead of the horror and the action in favour of cerebral puzzle solving, the old fashioned form of survival horror games are quickly dying out.
Excerpt: A common argument against Wii games getting mediocre review scores is that the person reviewing the game just doesn't like the Wii and motion controls. It seems that the console has developed this kind of protection against criticism, with anyone against it simply being wrong.
Summary: : Cursed Mountain is perfectly enjoyable if you’re willing to forgive its gameplay flaws, as the presentation of the game is generally solid and the concept is interesting and different, but if you’re a fan of gameplay over all else, it might not be worth your interest.
Conclusion: As far as survival-horror games go, Cursed Mountain gets a lot of things right and manages to stay afloat through its unconventional setting, intriguing story, and well-designed atmosphere.
Excerpt: Survival horror for the Wii has had a rocky road on the path to success, and with the coming of Cursed Mountain, Wii gamers will find not a reward waiting in the midst, but rather a rank disappointment.