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This imaginative game tries to do something different, and it works. The brain-to-thumb action will keep your head in the game. The Horde deserves a top spot in the 3DO herd. Remember, you Horde it here first.
This title is a definite must-have for the 3DO. While anything with cows in it is inherently good, The Horde really brought life and magic to my screen--not only with excellent full-motion video sequences, but lively, interactive gameplay and creative and entertaining characters. The storyline is a riot, and the full motion video sequences are extremely well-done. My only misgiving is that it is a little too easy outwit the strategic element of the game.
Un titolo in grado di stupire. Non è certo un capolavoro, ma sa regalare ottimi momenti di gioco! Nota di merito all'origiinalità ed alla capacità di utilizzare in maniera intelligente il supporto multimediale, senza scadere nel banale. Consigliato a tutti gli amanti del 3DO.
All Game Guide
I'm not the world's biggest strategy game fan, but The Horde really captured my affection with its wacky characters and story and its addictive gameplay.
Coming Soon Magazine
Released during the summer of 94, The Horde from Crystal Dynamics has been one of the most innovative games ever created for the 3DO system. Since then, different versions have appeared on systems such as the PC's and other consoles, but if you want to get the most out of the game, then you must play it on a 3DO!
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)
A very original title where you must defend your land by building traps, moats, etc. from a band of killers named The Horde. This is a nice blend of action and strategy and thrown in are some hilarious cinemas. Very well done.
As a young squire entrusted with defending the Kingdom of Franzpowanki from evil, gluttonous monsters, Cameron mugs ineffectually, as if he's unsure what his motivation should be for something that's not quite a movie, not quite a TV show. Marginally more entertaining are periodic bulletins from FNN (the Franzpowanki News Network), in which a besequined commentator briefs players.
If you love/loathe Trip Hawkins' wet dream machine as much as I do, you really should pick up "The Horde". Yeah, it's lightweight and repetitive, but you'll likely find some enjoyment in it, and the Kirk factor gives it that extra cult status we love. So go squish some Horde, I have to go clean up after Poncho.
Video Games & Computer Entertainment
Despite humorous video scenes, larger-than-life graphics and realistic moos and belches, The Horde is plagued by spreading itself too thinly and over-challenging gameplay. By combining two game genres that have been fully exploited on their own. The Horde has left too many logistical problems unsolved.