- Summary: The Black Evil has taken over Amazing Island and captured its natives, the Maboo tribe. Now it's up to you to defeat the Black Evil, take back the land, and return it to its rightful owners. To do so, you must use your imagination to create your own monster and enter it in a series of competitions involving timing, speed, and head-to-head battles. The victor receives magical orbs that hold the power of the island and the keys to returning peace and prosperity to Amazing Island.… Collapse
Dec 17, 2013I admit that when I was a teenager, I saw this ad for a game that was like Mario Party and Pokemon combined, I was curious. I laid down the money to purchase this game, and even today, I have regrets.
It's full of raging, senseless button mashing. This gets the adrenaline pumping for about five minutes, and then you begin wondering if there is ever an end in sight. I have a theory that games that have a lot of button mashing correlates to greater frustration. You get all riled up because you're hitting a button all the time, but then you fail, and it's exasperating cause all you're doing is jamming a button.
The difficulty also spikes towards the end, making this issue even worse. Then you wonder if you need to create more monsters, but there isn't much that specially defines them. They come in all shapes and sizes, and you can adjust them to all sorts of hideous shapes for some mild amusement, but otherwise, it's completely forgettable.
At the end of the day, I simply dislike this game, and I still regret buying it. No matter how much I try redeeming it.… Expand