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Hype: The Time Quest

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King Taskan IV celebrates the end of a civil war. The valiant warrior Hype is given the Sword of Peace for his heroic deeds and his loyalty to the throne. However, a mysterious black knight named Barnak appears and casts a powerful spell on Hype, turning him into a statue and sending him two hundred years into the past. The magician Gogoud brings Hype back to life, and the brave knight has to figure out a way to return to his own time, defeat Barnak, and marry his sweetheart Vibe.

Based on the medieval castle toy series from Playmobil, Hype: The Time Quest is an action game with puzzle-solving and light role-playing elements, similar in style to 3D installment of the Zelda series. Hype primarily fights with close-range weapons, though he can also cast offensive spells in three elemental categories. Hostile areas occupy the largest portion of the game; Hype will explore dungeons, face boss monsters, and will have to hunt for quest items needed to advance the story. Some of the puzzles revolve around time-traveling concept.


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A ' Great' little game for all ages Windows frank rieter (136)

The Press Says

Gamezilla Windows Feb 28, 2000 83 out of 100 83
PC Games (Germany) Windows Mar 07, 2001 82 out of 100 82
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Windows Dec 02, 1999 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jan 03, 2000 77 out of 100 77
PC Gamer Brasil Windows Jun, 2002 75 out of 100 75
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2000 73 out of 100 73
Computer Games Magazine Windows Jan 16, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan, 2000 54 out of 100 54
Gamezone (Germany) PlayStation 2 Oct 16, 2001 4.8 out of 10 48


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