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  • Summary: Set in the 19th century, McFarlane's Evil Prophecy allows players to control a party of four unique monster-hunters with different fighting abilities. To fight through hordes of evil creatures, players can use all types of attack methods, including magic attacks and melee weapons. In addition, players can even combine abilities for even more devastating damage. Hunt down the six great Monsters and their evil minions to save the world! Real time, intense and addictive party-based melee combat. Features McFarlane-designed player-characters and Monsters. 2-4 Player Multiplayer Mode for exciting co-op style gameplay. Exclusive McFarlane artwork and interviews. [Konami] Collapse
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  2. Negative: 18 out of 28
  1. A solid beat-‘em-up built into a liquid loose foundation of repetition and pointless progression. If you simply must own everything McFarlane branded then go ahead and get it. I can’t stop you.
  2. Dull, depressing, and monotonous. Although the combat system is reasonably interesting, the game doesn't come close to making the most of it.
  3. You know something's wrong when the most interesting character is the nerdy scientist with knee-high socks. [Sept 2004, p.26]
  4. As unplayable a mess of a game as I’ve ever seen come out of a reputable publisher.
  5. The completely screwed-up camera, noticeable lack of sound effects, and gameplay bugs make it obvious no one working on this game cared about it - why should you? [Sept 2004, p.104]
  6. Something this bad defies description. [Sept 2004, p.95]
  7. Game play is a repetitive, easy, and unresponsive mess. Hack, slash, and repeat, but make sure you wait for the controls to react to the analog stick before you move.

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  1. Jan 16, 2014
    6
    Sure the game has faults and a fair bit of them, but if you can live with them, it is a decent game. As far as i have seen it is a pretty long game. The best things in the game is probably the different elemental attacks, the ability to switch between characters fast and cool looking bosses. The game does not look nice but ok for a game from 2004. I found myself enjoying the game by myself and with a friend. If you like beat-em-up games and can ignore the fact that it is getting old, you can have a good time with McFarlane`s Evil Prophecy. Expand

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