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The New Zealand Story (NES)

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Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.2
User Score
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.3
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 3.3
Overall User Score (6 votes) 3.2


Critic Reviews

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88
1UP!
Le gameplay achève l'opération de séduction. On retrouve les bonnes idées de Taito, par exemple les warp zones et les ennemis qui n'infligent de dommages que par leurs projectiles uniquement, rehaussées par la précision des réglages de Software Creations. La seule vraie faiblesse du jeu, car il y en a bien une, n'est pas à blamer sur les programmeurs anglais mais sur le concept original. The New Zealand Story est un titre modeste, un type de jeux de plates-formes arcade démodé avec ses niveaux angulaires et austères, où le plaisir de jeu n'est pas très affiné. La durée de vie est moins un souci que le caractère trop feutré des sensations qu'il procure.
88
Computer and Video Games (CVG)
The best thing about New Zealand Story (as with the Mario games) is the sheer number of things to discover - finding weapons, vehicles and hidden levels has you playing into the wee small hours. NES owners have the best platform games of all time in the Mario series, but buying this pretty damn good arcade conversion won't do you any harm at all!
70
Nintendo Power Magazine
While action fans of all ages will enjoy this light-hearted romp through puzzle-like sections of New Zealand, it seem especially geared for younger players.
30
The Review Busters
Kiwi Kraze is one of those games you shouldn’t pick up if the price is over five dollars. Nintendo collectors like myself might have a hard time finding this one, but that might be for the best.