DescriptionBased on the popular anime series, Yu-Gi-Oh!: Forbidden Memories casts you as on of Yugi's ancestors who must travel to ancient Egypt and solve the mysteries of the Shadow Game and the seven magical totems. You must travel throughout the land talking to townspeople, performing tasks and of course, duel several opponents in order to gather up knowledge of impending doom threatening your kingdom.
The game follows the rules of the Duel Monsters card game, the player battling AI-controlled opponents. Each player possesses a 40-card deck, filled with cards that represent creatures, items, spells, and powers. The players take turns drawing a hand of five cards. Cards can be fused together and player in different combinations, which allow more powerful moves. Depending on the player's performance, special star chip points are acquired, which can be used to purchase real-world Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, and use them in the game by inputting their code numbers and a password.
- "Yu-Gi-Oh! Shin Duel Monsters" -- Japanese title
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|Once I started I could never stop.||Exodia85 (2169)|
The Press Says
|Gamers.at||Apr 04, 2003||77 out of 100||77|
|Netjak||Sep 23, 2002||7.4 out of 10||74|
|Thunderbolt Games||Sep 05, 2007||7 out of 10||70|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Mar 11, 2003||14 out of 20||70|
|GamePro (US)||Apr 30, 2002||3 out of 5||60|
|GameZone||Apr 29, 2002||6 out of 10||60|
|GameSpot||Apr 10, 2002||5.9 out of 10||59|
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 23, 2003||D+||33|
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TriviaA Limited Edition of this game was released, which came packed with three special edition cards. The limited edition version was sold mostly in Toys-R-Us stores in the U.S., and can be identified by its special foil-stamped front cover.
Related Web Sites
- Konami: Forbidden Memories (Official website.)