Uru: Ages Beyond Myst User Reviews

9.4

Changes, Well, Change this Game From Previous Games

The good:

- The Graphics
- New Worlds
- Set in the Modern Day
- Sound
- The Feel of the Ages

The bad:

- Third Person Controls
- Graphics Requirements

Summary:

When I first got Uru, I popped it into my computer and ran the installation. Very soon, I got an error because a file was missing on the cd. It wasn't until several years later that I actually got to play it. It was definitely worth it. This game is amazing. It has the most content in any Myst game ever. The puzzles are challenging as ever. And just like any Myst game, there are wondrous ages to explore and solve. However, this game is not like the other Myst games in several ways. This is the first Myst game to be rendered in real-time 3D. It is also the first and only Myst game that is in...

9.8

Uru: Ages Beyond Myst

The good:

Stunning graphics, detailed and dynamic environment design, subtle and atmospheric sound effects, fantastic mood.

The bad:

Character control is a bit awkward at the very beginning.

Summary:

Like the Myst games before it, Uru pioneers the newest technological advancements in world design and gaming graphics and sound. The first thing anyone will notice about Uru is that the scenery is uncannily realistic. And then as you start walking around, your ears will pick up the slightest hints of your surrounding environment, so subtle and natural that they draw you fully into the gaming experience.

And then, the classic Myst storyline starts to unfold. I've been playing Myst for years, and the concept of books linking to various lost Ages has never grown old, especially because the d...

10

Uru: Ages Beyond Myst

Summary:

This is definately one of the best games I've EVER played. It has simply _incredible_ graphics. The previous Myst titles were amazing on their own, but this one is FULL 3D and incredible at the same time. The myst-style adventuring is still intact, if not better than before. The only downside is that you'll get hooked and will spend all of your time playing it. The online aspect only multiplies the fun factor. New ages to explore, actual missions to go on, it's just too much fun for one lifetime. Just take a look at a few of the screenshots if you don't believe me. Also you can customize yo...

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