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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.


Hype: The Time Quest Windows Controls are pre-defined in demo version
Hype: The Time Quest Windows Ghosts?
Hype: The Time Quest Windows Inventory contains several categories of items obtained during game
Hype: The Time Quest Windows Main menu

Promo Images

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Hype: The Time Quest Render
Hype: The Time Quest Screenshot
Hype: The Time Quest Render


Alternate Titles

  • "Hype: O Cavaleiro do Tempo" -- Portuguese title

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User Reviews

A ' Great' little game for all ages Windows frank rieter (152)

Critic Reviews

PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 2000 82 out of 100 82
GameSpy Windows Dec 18, 1999 80 out of 100 80
GameSpot Windows Dec 02, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Apr, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Vortex Windows Feb 02, 2003 8 out of 10 80
IGN Windows Dec 09, 1999 7.8 out of 10 78
PC Action (Germany) Windows Dec, 1999 78 out of 100 78
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Feb 28, 2000 73 out of 100 73
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1999 71 out of 100 71
Computer Games Magazine Windows Jan 16, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70


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