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Eragon (DS)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the controls and graphics are on the whole positive. The usability and action are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical comments about the gameplay.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Eragon (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Eragon

 

Eragon is the classic tale of a boy and his dragon out to right the wrongs in a kingdom that has fallen under the reign of an evil tyrant king--at least that's what I gather from the DS version, as I've never read the books or seen the recent film that...

And that, ladies and gentlemen, is essentially Eragon in a nutshell. Not exactly a lot. I managed to conquer the mighty challenge in about 8 hours. Sadly, the best thing I can say about the experience is that it wasn't unpleasant and was rarely...

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Eragon review for the DS

 

The tragic dragon.

Moody music

Not enough dragon riding!; Dull scenery; Pointless quests; Brain dead enemies

In a brazen attempt to cash in on this year's lackluster movie about giant lizards and the men who love them, Sierra has created Eragon games for every platform you can think of. Considering only about twelve people who saw the movie actually liked it,...

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Eragon

 

I've been writing for GamingNexus for a little over two years now, and in that time I've never before been asked to review the same title on two different platforms. I really didn't expect much from movie tie-in games, but I guess I'm lucky in a way...

DS should be the platform of choice for the Eragon fans looking for a good movie-tie in. While the graphics aren’t close to the other platforms, gameplay is light years ahead of the 360 version. Combat and controls are good, and the magic system gives...

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Eragon - Review

 

Eragon the video game for the Nintendo DS is based on the feature film and New York Times bestselling book of the same name. I have not read the book and at the moment I am writing this review the movie has yet to be released. I can say that I knew of...

Eragon should probably be played only by those who are already fans of the source material as those who aren't will be confused at times and would have more fun elsewhere.

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Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles -- Ring of Fates

 

Square's 2003 role-playing game makes its DS debut with wireless support for up to four adventurers. As in the GameCube original, notable for its use of the Game Boy Advance as a controller, the world in Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles is enshrouded in

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Eragon

 

With the theatrical release of Eragon, based on Christopher Paolini's novel by the same name, being only weeks away, Vivendi Games has released a handful of titles for the consoles and handhelds based on the fantasy film. Will Eragon please fans of the...

All in all, it is easy to see that the Nintendo DS version of Eragon has its share of flaws. If you are a hardcore fan of the book or the movie, then you might be able to find some enjoyment out of the game, but anyone else may want to steer clear of...

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Eragon

 

Here be no monster

Yes, despite being based on a mediocre fantasy film (itself based on a planned trilogy of mediocre books), the DS version of the game is actually pretty good

Duff

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Eragon (DS) review

 

Just like eating salt-and-vinegar razor blades

Strip away the bland colour palate and crappy textures and the 3D environments are okay.

Consumer review by:

Easy FInd

 

Great Price. Good to-the-door service at a reasonable cost/time. Thanks.

Bought this for my son for his DS. Was an out of the normal request and off market game (not being advertised anymore). Really glad Newegg had it and at a decent price

None. He loves it

Product Specifications

What was once your life... is now your legend. Enter a world of dragons, destiny and epic adventure to fulfill the dragon-rider legacy. Live the Adventure. Experience the authentic Eragon universe in the official movie game of the 20th Century Fox film. Your foes will crumble under the weight of your thunderous magic attacks, powerful melee combos and ruinous finishing moves. Fulfill your destiny as a Rider. With your dragon ally, experience breathless dragon flight and unleash devastating dragon summon attacks. Unlikely allies will aid you. A second player can join at any time for true drop-in co-op play with special team attack bonuses.

Game

Context:Fantasy
Elements:Action - beat-em up / Adventure - third person adventure
ESRB Rating:Teen (13+)
USK Rating:Freigegeben ab 12 Jahren gem

Header

Compatibility:Game console
Manufacturer:Vivendi Universal
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Eragon

Miscellaneous

Package Type:Retail

Software

Category:Games
Game Console Compatibility:Nintendo DS
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - action / Games - adventure
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