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Hype: The Time Quest (Windows)

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Description

King Taskan IV celebrates the end of a civil war. The valiant warrior Hype is given the Sword of Peace for his heroic deeds and his loyalty to the throne. However, a mysterious black knight named Barnak appears and casts a powerful spell on Hype, turning him into a statue and sending him two hundred years into the past. The magician Gogoud brings Hype back to life, and the brave knight has to figure out a way to return to his own time, defeat Barnak, and marry his sweetheart Vibe.

Based on the medieval castle toy series from Playmobil, Hype: The Time Quest is an action game with puzzle-solving and light role-playing elements, similar in style to 3D installment of the Zelda series. Hype primarily fights with close-range weapons, though he can also cast offensive spells in three elemental categories. Hostile areas occupy the largest portion of the game; Hype will explore dungeons, face boss monsters, and will have to hunt for quest items needed to advance the story. Some of the puzzles revolve around time-traveling concept.

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Hype: The Time Quest Windows "I walk alone..."
Hype: The Time Quest Windows My ride...
Hype: The Time Quest Windows The Map
Hype: The Time Quest Windows A fight!

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A ' Great' little game for all ages frank rieter (142) 4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

The Press Says

Gamezilla Feb 28, 2000 83 out of 100 83
Game Vortex Feb 02, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpy Dec 18, 1999 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Dec 02, 1999 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Nov 14, 2000 4 out of 5 80
IGN Dec 09, 1999 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot (Belgium/Netherlands) Jan 03, 2000 77 out of 100 77
PC Gamer Brasil Jun, 2002 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1999 73 out of 100 73
Computer Games Magazine Jan 16, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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Kasey Chang (3653) added Hype: The Time Quest (Windows) on Dec 08, 2000
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