King's Quest V: Absence Makes the Heart Go Yonder! (Macintosh)

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Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 5.0
Overall User Score (4 votes) 4.1

Critic Reviews

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Just Adventure
Kings Quest 5 is, overall, a good game. It was groundbreaking when it was initially released, but it has lost its state-of-the-art appeal over nine years. A word of advice for people with normal hearing, though--turn your sound off.
Graphiquement sublime pour l'époque et disposant d'un gameplay d'une simplicité enfantine, cet épisode V bénéficie également d'une histoire sympathique et d'énigmes à la difficulté corsée. Même à l'heure actuelle, il reste une référence du jeu d'aventure en point and click. Dommage, néanmoins, que la durée de vie soit si faible et la version française aussi mauvaise.