DescriptionKing 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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|A ' Great' little game for all ages||frank rieter (149)|
|PC Games (Germany)||Dec, 2000||82 out of 100||82|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Apr, 2000||80|
|Game Vortex||Feb 02, 2003||8 out of 10||80|
|GamePro (US)||Nov 14, 2000||4 out of 5||80|
|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|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Feb 28, 2000||73 out of 100||73|
|PC Joker||Dec, 1999||71 out of 100||71|
|Computer Games Magazine||Jan 16, 2000||70|
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