Hype: The Time Quest

Critic Score User Score
PlayStation 2
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5.0
Windows
75
3.7
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Description

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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Hype: The Time Quest Windows A fight!
Hype: The Time Quest Windows My ride...
Hype: The Time Quest Windows "I walk alone..."
Hype: The Time Quest Windows Ready for some action!

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A ' Great' little game for all ages Windows frank rieter (134)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Windows Nov 14, 2000 4 out of 5 80
Game Vortex Windows Feb 02, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Windows Dec 18, 1999 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Windows Dec 02, 1999 8 out of 10 80
IGN Windows Dec 09, 1999 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Windows Jan 03, 2000 77 out of 100 77
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1999 73 out of 100 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Mar, 2000 73 out of 100 73
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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