Sabre Wulf Game Boy Advance
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  • Summary: A mysterious stranger has shattered the fabled Sabre Wulf amulet, unleashing the savage Sabre Wulf from years of imprisonment. Once again, it's up to Sabreman, explorer and treasure hunter extraordinaire, to track and recapture his nemesis. As Sabreman, you'll enter a world rife with magical creatures that you can control. Use each creature's unique powers to survive traps, obstacles, and the dreaded Sabre Wulf. The game's combination of 2D and 3D gameplay spreads across a variety of levels. Expand
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  1. Positive: 18 out of 27
  2. Negative: 1 out of 27
  1. In the sea of generic collect-a-thon shovelware platformers available for the Game Boy Advance, Rare has created something completely unique, charming, and fun overall.
  2. A great little game. It's original and funny, and although it is repetitive it packs enough challenge to keep you entertained long after you've nabbed the final piece of booty.
  3. 85
    And the best part of all -- you won't have to go eBaying for a Sinclair ZX Spectrum computer to play it.
  4. 80
    A simple, unassuming, and hard-to-dislike platformer...It's light on substance but high on charm - a creative spin on the generic. [May 2004, p.78]
  5. With horrible European jokes and a weird storyline, the superb platforming elements in Sabre Wulf greatly make up for the few flaws in this game.
  6. 70
    The game can be finished in a handful of hours if beating the lairs is all that is attempted, but there are a huge amount of subsidiary side tasks and gold treasure acquisition to complete otherwise. All in all, a polished game that deserves a delve to see if it appeals to you or not.
  7. Okay, so it's hard to knock the presentation... but when the game's this bland and has virtually no replay value, it hardly seems worth bothering. [Apr 2004, p.114]

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  1. AdrienB.
    Apr 18, 2004
    Very creative and retro anyone ? the best RARE in a long long time ...