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Crystal Adventure
A-puzzling we go
by Mike Rose 25/1/2013
Product: Crystal Adventure
Publisher: CIRCLE Entertainment
Format: DSi, 3DS
Genre: Puzzle, RPG
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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First impressions are not Crystal Adventure's strong point. After ten minutes I was stuck thanks to a silly auto-save system, and forced to start over from the beginning.

But once you really begin to get what this Circle Entertainment-developed title is about there's actually a great little puzzler / RPG hybrid to be found.

It could have done with a bit of a sprucing up, but for the DSiWare asking price this is well worth a look.

Crystal clear

At first glance, there isn't a lot to Crystal Adventure. It seems like an automatic-turn-based battler with a really cruddy universe to explore. ...
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Give Crystal Adventure a chance, and you'll find some great gameplay behind its lacklustre aesthetic
Audio/visual: 5
Gameplay: 8
Value: 9
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
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