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Voodoo Vince (Xbox)

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Written by  :  LeChimp (304)
Written on  :  Oct 16, 2004
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Summary

Average platformer with great graphics and music

The Good

The game has great graphics and music and fit perfectly with the New Orleans setting, and unlike a lot of games, it has good voice acting as well. The game has some interesting puzzles where you must use your voodoo powers to injure yourself and defeat some bosses and monsters. The script is well written and can be funny at times.

The Bad

While the graphics and music are very nice, the platforming aspects of the game are only average. If you've played other 3-D platformers like Banjo-Kazooie, you won't find anything new gameplay wise. The game is also very short, I managed to complete it in only seven hours and there is really no reason to play through it again.

The Bottom Line

If you're a fan of platformers, you'll enjoy this game's unique setting, and its good graphics and music. The use of voodoo powers to solve powers adds a twist to the genre and the game may be worth buying if you find it for a low price. Otherwise, just rent it because you'll probably be able to finish it since it's a very short game.