Nightcaster II: Equinox (Xbox)

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The fight against darkness continues in this sequel to Night Caster : Defeat the Darkness. Defeat the new minions of the executor of evil with magical spells and melee combat, as either Madelyn or her husband Arran (the hero of Night Caster I). The game controls allow the player to control movement in one direction while spells are aimed in another. Magic spells are defined in four different schools - Fire, Water, Dark, and Light. Interactive game music changes to match the events in the game world as they unfold. Supports cooperative play for 2 players.


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GamePro (US) Jan 02, 2003 3.5 out of 5 70
GameZone Jan 03, 2003 4.6 out of 10 46
All Game Guide 2002 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
IGN Dec 12, 2002 3.7 out of 10 37
GameSpot Jan 13, 2003 1.9 out of 10 19


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The development team changed their name to "team Schadenfreude" in protest, after the game's core design was changed by mandate of the publisher.

This name would later be used by columnists at Gamasutra to represent a fictitious company known for making every possible rookie mistake in their quest to make games.
Audacon (72) added Nightcaster II: Equinox (Xbox) on Jan 09, 2005