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Who's got complete control over a 70-ton mechanized warrior, loaded to the gills with all kinds of deadly weaponry? Why, Ivan does! AND HE'S CRAZY!!! This is a beautiful, fluid game that is just a bit too short, sadly. Give it a try!
Coming Soon Magazine
The planet Earth is under an alien invasion by mechanoid life forms and expanding energy fields that are demolishing everything in their reach. These energy fields are situated in five widely populated areas of the world and are found in Russia, Japan, Middle East, USA, and Europe. Many people are being held captive on board the mechanoid life forms and need to be rescued. Only one deranged person is determined enough to vanquish the enemy and that person is Krazy Ivan!
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)
A revised mech sim for players seeking more action and less role-playing, Krazy Ivan supplies players with five levels with clear-cut mission objectives. Unlike many other mech sims that let you wander mindlessly, this title features between scene cinemas as well as in-mission info to keep you well informed about your mission objectives. Mech control is quick and battle is always fun with the handful of effective weapons that have little trouble ripping through the enemies.
Super Power (Sweden)
Fast egentligen är det väl Psygnosis jag ska klaga på. De kunde faktiskt hållit videosekvenserna borta från Krazy Ivan så hade det inte känts så himla fånigt. Hade de dessutom varierat spelet lite mer hade det troligtvis blivit riktigt bra. Nu kan jag inte annat än placera det i kategorin extremt snygga men ack så långtråkiga krigsspel. Vilket inte direkt är min personliga favoritgenre.
As 3-D games go, this one's a little shallow in the gameplay department. While Krazy does sport the single best opening I have ever seen and some truly spectacular visual effects like a transparent FMV heads up display, in the end it's just a lot of running around shootin' stuff. Also, it's first-person play with only one available perspective. Hey, for a lot of people that's enough. And for those I recommend this graphically intense game.
Krazy Ivan has some problems, but it stands tall above it's Saturn counterpart, Ghen War. Only the most finicky gamers won't eventually enjoy Krazy Ivan's absorbing gameplay.
The game is incredibly well animated, and every stage is half blanketed in fog, which initially looks cool, but really only serves to hide the draw-in. And while the stages are set all over the world, they're all laid out relatively the same. The one-player mode is easily beat in just a few hours, but the two-player mode, which supports the link cable, can be very entertaining. In the end, Krazy Ivan is a good, solid game. It's just a little too short.