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Another World - 20th Anniversary
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by Will Wilson 22/9/2011
Product: Another World - 20th Anniversary
Developer: DotEmu
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Action
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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You know how old fogies like to bang on about how games today are too easy and that it was actually more fun when you had to re-load 30 minutes of tape whenever you died?

They’re wrong: it was crap.

Taken as a piece of gaming history, this re-mastered 20th anniversary edition of the brilliantly evocative cinematic puzzle/action/adventure hybrid Another World is a retro gamer’s dream come true, with tasteful additions and controls that fit the original perfectly.

But, sadly, the game itself has not aged well.

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You play Professor Lester Knight Chaykin, a man flung into - yes - another world when an experiment goes wrong (by means of an electrical storm). ...
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Summary
A lovingly remastered version of an iconic game, but sadly one that will only frustrate and annoy when not viewed through rose-tinted spectacles
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 5
Value: 5
Innovation: 5
Overall: 5
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