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Pandemonium! (N-Gage)

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Description

The young sorceress Nikki, the court jester Fargus, and his side-kick Sid the puppet are the three main protagonists of this 3D platform game. While attending a "Wizards in Training" seminar, Nikki accidentally casts a powerful magic spell, which results in a giant monsters swallowing the whole village. The three friends must now travel to a place called "Wishing Engine", and be granted a wish to revert the world back to normal.

The characters each have a special movement to kill enemies with. The game uses floating camera angles through a vast Prince of Persia-style world. The goal of the game is to clear the various levels, avoiding spikes and enemies and collecting coins for extra lives.

Unlike most 3D platformers, Pandemonium offers only two-dimensional movement, rather than complete freedom of movement. The characters move along a curving 2D course within a 3D environment.

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There are no N-Gage screenshots for this game.

There are 36 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "Magical Hoppers" -- Japanese title
  • "マジカルホッパーズ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Jeuxvideo.com Oct 15, 2003 14 out of 20 70
Gamesmania Dec 17, 2003 70 out of 100 70
IGN Oct 07, 2003 6.6 out of 10 66
Defunct Games Jun 10, 2007 60 out of 100 60
Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Oct 07, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpy Oct 06, 2003 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Oct 09, 2003 4.4 out of 10 44
Super Play Oct, 2003 4 out of 10 40
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jan 12, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Version differences

Pandemonium! (and its sequel, Pandemonium 2) were released in Japan, but with new characters and slightly different environments. The series name was also changed to Magical Hoppers.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1998 – Best Platformer in 1997

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Jason Walker (1744) added Pandemonium! (N-Gage) on Nov 14, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (30542), GTramp (28609), Erwin Bergervoet (302), Kabushi (116188) and Satoshi Kunsai (1817)