Not quite a dreamboat
by Harry Slater 9/4/2013
Product: Dream Chaser
Format: iPhone, iPad
Genre: Endless running
Most endless-runners don't give you a narrative - just a motivation. Temple Run is all about getting away from monkeys, and Canabalt is all about just getting away. Even the games that do dally with a proper story do so with one eye on the fact that no one's going to really care.
In Dream Chaser's Story mode, some of the talking-head cutscenes that occur before your magical sprints are longer than the levels themselves. Thankfully, they're skippable, but it highlights the fact that this is a game that often focuses on the wrong things.
It has a few stand-out moments, but too often Dream Chaser puts a wall between you and your enjoyment
©2013 Steel Media Limited
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