AVGN reviews Dark Castle

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AVGN reviews Dark Castle

Post by Protoman85 » Thu Oct 06, 2011 7:42 pm

http://www.gametrailers.com/video/angry ... ack/721808

I haven't tried it on CD-i myself, but I have tried the megadrive version. And if the CD-i version really is WORSE, it must be a truly bad game...

Also I think Dark Castle came out first on Amiga? Is that version better?

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Post by K1ngArth3r » Thu Oct 06, 2011 9:52 pm

Excellent, I just fancied watching something like this :)

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Post by Seb » Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:55 pm

It first came out on the Macintosh and was controlled with the mouse and keyboard. It's hard converting those controls to a console and the CD-i version is completely broken. It was one of the first CD-i games I did a review on. Not only does it control poorly, it also blows up the graphics, giving you only a small portion of the screen. So you'll have to memorize what's waiting for you off screen, like bats that swoop in for the kill for example.
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Post by Austin » Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:35 pm

It's a shame because the visuals don't look that bad considering it was an early CD-i title. But from what I understand, no home port was good to begin with and nothing beats the Mac original.
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