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The Battle of Olympus (NES)

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Written by  :  Multimedia Mike (17464)
Written on  :  Aug 03, 2005
Platform  :  NES
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Summary

Link goes to Greece?

The Good

Now this is a good idea for a game: an adventure game set in ancient Greece. This game is often compared to Zelda II: The Adventure of Link. I think this game stands quite well on its own. You hack, you slash, you build levels, collect currency units (in this case, it's olives), buy stuff, and it is all set against the backdrop of ancient Greece. Eventually, you get to meet up with Zeus himself.

The Bad

The level building is a bit tedious. Though, you can also find certain corridors in the game where, if you just bounce back and forth, the enemies will just keep regenerating.

The Bottom Line

Battle of Olympus stands on its own as a unique adventure through the backdrop of Greek mythology.