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Description

The game is based on the German animation movie of the same name and includes almost 30 minutes for videocuts of 90 minutes original.

Gaya is a magical land in a world parallel to Earth, where brave boy Zino and inventor Boo lives happily. Most of his days Zino settles a quarrel with harmful Snurks clan and disgraces these hooligans. But everything changes in one day, when a mad professor from Earth steals a magical stone supplying the Gaya's energy. And Zino with his friends teleports to Earth to save their world!

The game is a 3d action/adventure, where main protagonist, Zino, should perform different tasks during 7 scenarios of two kinds. During scenarios of first kind, you should find the path from the starting point to the teleportation point avoiding numerous obstacles. During scenarios of second kind, you should drive a sports car to finish different tracks in given time.

In walking missions, you should activate necessary mechanisms, find the keys to open the doors, jump to different edges, and fight with different enemies such as armored bugs, giant rats, poisonous spiders, aggressive birds, etc. Zino is also provided by inventor Boo with different weapons such as maul or anti-monster bazooka and tools such as flashlight or universal crossbow. All items uses the three kinds of energy, which should be filled collecting the appropriate crystals as well as health should be kept high.

In driving missions you should also collect the accelerating crystals to finish the race as soon as possible.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Возвращение в Гайю" -- Russian spelling
  • "Magiczny Kamień" -- Polish title

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The Press Says

GBase - The Gamer's Base Mar 17, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Captain Apr 04, 2005 74 out of 100 74
4Players.de May 04, 2005 66 out of 100 66
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Feb, 2006 62 out of 100 62
GameStar (Germany) Apr, 2005 57 out of 100 57
Joystick (French) Mar, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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POMAH (34925) added Back to Gaya (Windows) on Sep 01, 2008