November 23, 2017
Archives  News  Return To Dark Castle Reviewed  


Tuesday, May 20, 2008
 

Click to enlarge
Return To Dark Castle Reviewed
6:00 AM | Cord Kruse | 4 comments

Mac|Life has published a new review of Return to Dark Castle, the third installment of the classic action series. The game sends players into the Dark Castle to vanquish the Black Knight and his evil minions. Mac|Life gave Return to Dark Castle a score of 3 out of 5.

From the review:

As in the originals, gamers run, jump, and toss rocks through dozens of levels. And the controls are as responsive—and the levels as unforgiving—as ever. We died dozens of times trying to make it through certain rooms, finally mastering each step to survive. Despite the challenge, Return to Dark Castle’s levels usually seem fair, where we felt responsible for winning or losing. That balance shows how well the game’s almost-unchanged controls have held up.

Other aspects of the game haven’t aged as well. The sound effects seem lifted straight from the first games; the fidelity is great, but we wanted more additions. At least the musical score matches the pacing of different levels. The graphics resemble a colorized version of the originals. We like that approach, but the 640-by-480-pixel resolution looks slightly blurry in full-screen view and wastes the sides of wider displays.
Check out the full review at the link below.

Mac|Life: Return To Dark Castle Review
Z Sculpt
Return to Dark Castle
Buy Return to Dark Castle


Other Mac Games News for Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Inside Mac Games Reviews the Wolf King Warrior XXtreme1:06 PM
IMG Reviews 5 Realms of Cards7:54 AM
Basilisk Games: Forum Upgrade, New Game Announcement Soon6:00 AM
Lucy Bradshaw Discusses Spore6:00 AM
• Return To Dark Castle Reviewed6:00 AM
Wrath Of The Lich King Q&A6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, May 20, 2008 on one page

Mac Games News for Monday, May 19, 2008

Empyrean Age Website Revealed6:00 AM
StarCraft II: Q&A Round 386:00 AM
The Emotional Impact Of RPGs6:00 AM
Wild West Online: Gunfighter Updated To Version 1.1.56:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Monday, May 19, 2008 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Friday, May 16, 2008
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Monday, May 12, 2008


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  Return To Dark Castle Reviewed