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Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse
23 December 2013
Conclusion: I know this game wasn't made to win awards etc but in my opinion it's little more than an insult to the fans who've stuck with the show over the years. I am a fan of the series so my review isn't biased. I wanted to like it but I simply couldn't.
Excerpt: Seth McFarlane, you can do better. For the fans of FOX’s Family Guy, Activision — the storied publisher behind Call of Duty, Doom and Wolfenstein, as well as tons of licensed games — created Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse.
Excerpt: For those not familiar with The Family Guy TV series do not fear. The game, Back to the Multiverse, successfully gets you up to speed with what’s important via a brief introduction in the story mode.
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse Xbox 360 Review
14 December 2012
Excerpt: Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is unique in the sense that it’s directly linked to two episodes of Seth MacFarlane’s cartoon sitcom. Fans will remember the Road to the Multiverse as well as The Big Bang Theory episodes, and this new Family Guy game has links to both of those.
Conclusion: Concept: Family Guy’s writers and voice talent team with Heavy Iron Studios to subject Stewie and Brian to horrendous gunplay
Graphics: The character animations and environment details are true to the show, despite being 3D
Sound: Most of the voice cast reprises their roles.
Conclusion: Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is by far the worst game I’ve played this year, and I’ve played Kinect Star Wars! It’s a title that’s utterly marred by its own identity crisis, with gameplay more suited for kids but with subject matter aimed at adults, and too many recycled jokes to warrant a...
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse – Review (360, PS3)
27 November 2012
Excerpt: Licensed games, particularly those for licenses that aren’t necessarily action packed, can be tough. Half the time it’s just re-purposed jokes slotted in wherever to make for what is essentially an interactive clip show episode and the other half of the time it’s just generic genre fare with the...
Excerpt: There are two kinds of people that will buy Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse: One of them is a diehard Evil Monkey-spotting, Ernie the Chicken-battling, Mayor West-voting devotee of the series. That is, the true believers, those that can’t get enough of Seth McFarlane and his animated concoctions.
Pros: Wonderfully crass Family Guy Humor, Familiar characters are well-represented, Enough unlocks to keep you busy for a weekend
Cons: Only a weekend’s-worth of enjoyment out of it, Short, repetitive single-player mode, No online multiplayer