Computer Gaming World (CGW)
The game is utterly devoid — and I mean devoid — of puzzles, conversation, and any real decision making. And though they make a show of incorporating RPG elements such as stats and levels, which theoretically would deepen the gameplay, you’ll be hard-pressed to notice what difference any of it makes. You can play this entire game without checking your stats once.
Ironically, CRUSADERS OF
MIGHT AND MAGIC is really the polar opposite of a New World Computing game. The RPGs and strategy games are triumphs of addictive gameplay over cool technology. This game is all technology and
Before they wreck the franchise further, 3DO should just give this engine back to Now World Computing and let those guys come up with
a real game.