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6.9

Mixed or average reviews- based on 18 Ratings

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  1. Jul 20, 2012
    7
    "Zuma's Revenge" is a game for XBLA, which costs 800 MS Points, sine a puzzle Tile-Match and a sequence of Zuma original and one port of the PC version of the same title, which was launched in 2009 for PC.

    The story the game is about a sapo (the protagonist) is the drift and falls on an island dominated by an evil God, (Zhaka Mu) and his servants. To escape you must defeat him. The
    "Zuma's Revenge" is a game for XBLA, which costs 800 MS Points, sine a puzzle Tile-Match and a sequence of Zuma original and one port of the PC version of the same title, which was launched in 2009 for PC.

    The story the game is about a sapo (the protagonist) is the drift and falls on an island dominated by an evil God, (Zhaka Mu) and his servants. To escape you must defeat him.

    The graphics the game is well implemented in relation to the original game, with well defined contours and colored backgrounds and animated, but still aprenta some basic look we see in games Desktop PC. The visual effects are brilliant, and full of colors and well-designed animal spirits.

    Nevertheless, the overall look of the game does not have Muia complexity, and the menus also have a more clean, and how everything in the game, based on Polynesian themes, such as Tikis.

    The audio] the game features lively music, and sound effects such as PC, simpler. The voice of the presenter has the dominant sound, like the other games, such as Bejeweld and there effects through addictive to listen to, like the sound of rocks crashing (like bubbles bilar) and the effect when they disappear. But although this is not surprising, nor has a good soundtrack and stand out.

    The gameplay is based on other Tile Match - you try to throw stones directionally, to join three or more gems of the same color, so go away, on a board. In the case of this game, you are a sapo, which is usually in the central region of the screen, which acts as a launcher of the stones that alternate between four random colors. Meanwhile, a line pdedras advances by a circuitous route and pre-set toward a mouth-shaped skull, it hit kills you.

    Throwing stones to make the combinations withdraws groups of three or more gems from the board, and besides, there are stones that appear occasionally with other effects, such as stopping the line, reversing its flow or explode other gems. We also see occasional bonus items, and variations between the forms of gambling, eg it is another one that can jump between two locations to serve as a base, or the struggles of heads, every 10 steps (there are a total of 60 stages 6 heads) a fight style "Arkanoid."

    The game has a central mode of campaigning and another four that are unlocked by playing the campaign, and that both modes are oriuentados Ofline and Online. In addition, there are "animal spirits" that are gods who can use points earned in the campaign and that increase attributes for each level that you buy them, such as increasing the speed with which they shoot.

    Summary: it is a good choice of classic game, even for those who like to play these classic tile-match on your PC, and other games causuais (and addictive) as Bejeweld, Peggle and of course the Zuma others, having advantages over the first game, as high-resolution graphics, Power Ups and boss fights.

    But this version could have improved graphics and new ways to more varied gameplay. For 800ms points, it is still a good buy.
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  2. Jul 25, 2012
    9
    Zuma's Revenge is more fun and varied than its predecessor, containing boss battles and a story line to keep the game moving along nicely. It also adds spirit creatures ( essentially just like talent trees ) on which you can spend coins earned from beating the levels with high scores or good times which will in turn enhance your shot speed or chances of spawning fruit etc. Add weeklyZuma's Revenge is more fun and varied than its predecessor, containing boss battles and a story line to keep the game moving along nicely. It also adds spirit creatures ( essentially just like talent trees ) on which you can spend coins earned from beating the levels with high scores or good times which will in turn enhance your shot speed or chances of spawning fruit etc. Add weekly online challenges and leaderboards and you have another addictive, and entertaining puzzle game featuring frogs. Expand
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    Jul 12, 2013
    5
    Zuma's Revenge is the same package as its predecessor, and that's not so bad. The game contains many stages, but what is most jarring is the art style. It's completely bland and it left me in a worse mood. The same gameplay is carried over, but later stages can be frustrating rather than challenging. This is its biggest problem. It lacks consistency and the game suffers because of it. ButZuma's Revenge is the same package as its predecessor, and that's not so bad. The game contains many stages, but what is most jarring is the art style. It's completely bland and it left me in a worse mood. The same gameplay is carried over, but later stages can be frustrating rather than challenging. This is its biggest problem. It lacks consistency and the game suffers because of it. But if you want more Zuma, there are other titles in the franchise that did it better. Expand
Metascore
76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 17 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Oct 22, 2012
    60
    Zuma's Revenge, a little frog and shooting balls like a machine gun mix up to a classic match-3 game for all young people and those who want to stay young.
  2. Aug 23, 2012
    79
    Not enough has changed for owners of the original. Everyone else should roll up. [Oct 2012, p.85]
  3. Aug 18, 2012
    50
    Too easy, too short and too luck-based. [Issue#88, p.87]