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California Games II (Amiga)

California Games II Amiga Title screen

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.3
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 2.7
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.3
Overall MobyScore (3 votes) 3.1


The Press Says

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69
Amiga Action
Once you've waded your way through the appalling documentation, this comes across as a slight disappointment. None of the events are spectacular and once you've mastered the basic principles, I very much doubt that you'll return to it, unless of course, you play the multi-player competition. Certainly not the huge return to form we'd all been hoping for.
68
Amiga Joker
Gut, die Disziplinen sind neu (auch das Skateboard-Fahren), sicher, die Steuerung per Stick bzw. Tastatur klappt problemlos, freilich, die Soundbegleitung (Musik und FX) ist etwas spärlich aber teilweise wirklich gelungen. Soweit zu den Pluspunkten des Games, der Rest enttäuscht ein bißchen: Die Grafik ist durchschnittlich bis ganz okay, aber manchmal furchtbar langsam und ruckelig. Kein einziges der Events erreicht das Niveau eines Klassikers, und die gesamte Show hinterläßt einen soliden, jedoch etwas betagten Eindruck. Alte Fans der Epyx-Sportfeste sollten also ruhig mal einen Blick auf die neuen California Games riskieren. Nachwuchs-Athleten können sich im Pool der Vorgänger aber besser und billiger bedienen.
64
Amiga Format
Here we have a game that lives up to the fast-paced lifestyle of the place it's based on, where trends change quickly and the past is soon forgotten - if you get the game you'll soon forget about it and, like the hula-hoop, it will be destined for the back of your closet.
52
Amiga Power
This is a non-essential item that will earn a fair recommendation when it eventually arrives in the budget bin where it belongs. But for the moment, it's most un-excellent.
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CU Amiga
I am majorly disappointed with California Games II as it is probably the lowest the series has sunk. There's none of the innovation we are used to seeing in Epyx products, and no events which stand out as particularly remarkable - and even less that you'll play more than a dozen times. And, more importantly, there's no reason for you to buy this sad parody of a classic series...