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  • Summary: Zanzarah is a fantastic story of three worlds colliding: the real world, the world of fairies and the fantasy world of Zanzarah, inhabited by magical people. After humans suppressed magic and persecuted all magical beings, the portals to these worlds were sealed. Zanzarah has become anZanzarah is a fantastic story of three worlds colliding: the real world, the world of fairies and the fantasy world of Zanzarah, inhabited by magical people. After humans suppressed magic and persecuted all magical beings, the portals to these worlds were sealed. Zanzarah has become an imprisoned land for its inhabitants and chaos has ensued. It is up to a young prophesized human girl to reunite these worlds and restore order to the paradise land of Zanzarah. [Xicat Interactive] Expand
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  1. 80
    All of it looks fantastic. If you can get past its silly "Pokemon with fairies" premise, Zanzarah will provide you with a fun, long, and challenging quest.
  2. While you could say that the game plays like a Pokémon clone, Zanzarah has some surprisingly great production values in terms of both art and music, though it could certainly have benefited from a better plot and more character development.
  3. In spite of the lovely world, the complexities of managing fairies, together with the difficult fights, brought this down to a thumbs up rating.
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  1. Oct 12, 2013
    10
    This game was a very good one and i liked to spend tons of hours to collecting and teaching my faeries. The story was simple but not teribbleThis game was a very good one and i liked to spend tons of hours to collecting and teaching my faeries. The story was simple but not teribble and this game have potential in a sequel with improving the base ideas. I hope someday a studio will adopt this game concept to a sequel i really want it. Expand
  2. Sep 12, 2018
    10
    I did not see a game better than this one i really looking forward for next one i hope it will be and new graphics can be devastating for myI did not see a game better than this one i really looking forward for next one i hope it will be and new graphics can be devastating for my heart because this game is so good and i love and with new graphics it will be the superb Expand
  3. PaulM.
    Apr 22, 2003
    10
    It's the best game ever.
  4. ChristaM.
    Jun 23, 2003
    10
    I admit that the story line is a little lacking... but I had so much fun during the rest of the game that I didn't even notice. Lots of I admit that the story line is a little lacking... but I had so much fun during the rest of the game that I didn't even notice. Lots of fun, and very colorful. I especially enjoyed the chance to see your fairies evolve. Expand
  5. JohnVincentN.
    Apr 3, 2003
    9
    its great, i don't know much about this game, and the first thing i noticed is that its like pokemon but much much better with its 3d its great, i don't know much about this game, and the first thing i noticed is that its like pokemon but much much better with its 3d graphics and battle scenes. i like this game! But i think some verbal actions to amy must be made. and another, let us, the gamers, choose which view to use while battling wiht other fairies. first person point of view is kinda boring sometimes and i can't see my fairy in action. but despite those, this game deserves 9 out of 10! Expand
  6. Jan 4, 2016
    8
    For me this game is reflection of my childhood's days. Zanzarah is place where you can escape from real world. A lot of fairies and differentFor me this game is reflection of my childhood's days. Zanzarah is place where you can escape from real world. A lot of fairies and different combinations of spells. Beautiful locations and the soundtrack!
    So, if there was any rune to the fairy garden, I'd use it with plesuare .
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  7. Jul 16, 2020
    7
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. I like it, but after time it gets boring, I like the story and teleportation idea, etc... but still Expand

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