DescriptionHocus Pocus is a young magician apprentice who has two goals in life: to join the Council of Wizards in the land of Lattice, and to marry his sweetheart Popopa. Unfortunately, both objectives cannot be accomplished without embarking on a long and dangerous journey to gather magical crystals on behalf of the wizard chief Terexin. The quest for career and love begins!
Hocus Pocus is an action platform game. Controlling the young magician, players run, jump, and climb through levels populated by various types of monsters. Hocus will encounter many magic potions on his way; some will restore health, others will grant special powers; such as as a super-jump that will allow access new areas, or laser shot which offers a better attack.
|Examiner||Jun 13, 2014||4 out of 5||80|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Aug, 1994||8 out of 12||67|
|Score||Oct, 1994||51 out of 100||51|
|The Retro Spirit||Dec 16, 2009||2.5 out of 6||42|
|PC Player (Germany)||Aug, 1994||Unscored||Unscored|
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ReferencesRight through the game there are references to J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. The Tree-People who attack you in the second level are obviously parodies of the Ents, and the wizard to whom Hocus is an apprentice, Terexin, is a Gandalf spoof.
Related Web Sites
- Hocus Pocus (The official homepage.)
- Hocus Pocus Web (Hocus Pocus fansite in Portuguese and English)