Arcatera Pro Reviews

Average Review Score: 4.5/10

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Arcatera Reviews

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Actiontrip 50% Sep 15 '00
EuroGamer 5/10 Sep 08 '00
Game-Guru 2/5 Oct 16 '00
GamesDomain  --- Aug 30 '00
Gamespot UK 4/10 Aug 10 '00
Just Adventure + D Sep 26 '00
PlayNOW! 4/10 Aug 23 '00
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Arcatera Previews

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Blinking Dot RPG Central Feb 12 '00
Computer Games Online Oct 07 '00
EuroGamer Mar 29 '00
GamersCentral Dec 13 '99
Gamespot UK Aug 02 '00
IGN PC May 08 '00
RPG Vault Aug 18 '00
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"Arcatera offers nine different endings to the game. This certainly increases the replay value, and should appeal to the hardened P&C adventure fans. The game's non-linearity will make the coherence of the storyline a little dubious; although it's mainly preserved through the supporting animated cut-scenes."
"Arcatera – the computer game – turns out to be a genre mix between classical 'point-and-click'-adventure and RPG, in which, according to Christoph Kabelitz, the developers tried to include the depth and complexity that appeals to RPG gamers as well as an intuitive and easy to start with interface, which looks somehow similar to the Sierra Adventure in the early 90s."
"Arcatera is billed as a 'fantasy adventure with role-play elements.' In many ways it plays like a classic adventure game. "
" First impressions are good. Arcatera has the requisite epic fantasy plot, complete with an evil satanic cult trying to overthrow the rightful Prince of your fair city."
"It's a shame, but I think Arcatera just tries too hard to be different, to the point of being confusing to play. Although the idea of a developing storyline is appealing in an age when storylines are often an afterthought in the design process, it hasn't been pulled off convincingly, which leaves players at a loss as to what to do most of the time."
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