>> Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Last week we started with the Best CD-i Games Awards @ Interactive Dreams kicking off with *Sports Games*! The poll was a close call but in the end 'International Tennis Open' won with 50% of the votes. My own vote? Ofcourse I voted but my favourite went to Striker Pro, which is in my view highly underrated but highly playable. Anyway, the audience has spoken and Tennis will continue to the final round. This week again we welcome you to vote for the best cd-i title. You can vote for 1 or more favourites! Every week we'll spawn a new poll in the left column of this blog: Look at the left column to find the current poll! Be quick as the vote limit is only seven days! After the closing day we'll post the results in each catagory post and in the end of December 2007 we'll be back with the final decision to mark "The Best CD-i Game of 2007". I hope you'll all have fun and enjoy CD-i as much as we do! Read on for this weeks nominees:
Starting Date: October 24 End Date: October 31
This week we'll continue with all platform games released on CD-i. The nominees for "Best Game" are:
As Marvin, the apprentice of the great wizard Gandorf S. Wandburner III, you've not been having a good week. You must undertake all the dangerous tasks that the wizard cannot be bothered to do himself. This platform game is the story of a week in your life.
Lucky Luke: The Video Game
Together with Lucky Luke, you can have lots of fun chasing the Dalton Brothers! Developed by the same team as from The Apprentice, Lucky Luke features rich graphics and lots of action on screen. There are 24 levels of action including walking, horse-riding and mine-train chasing scenes.
"Do you qualify to help Santa work his way through 24 levels, recover the lost reindeer, find the dangerous presents and defeat the evil toys? Surviving is not enough!" Classic platform action with loads of enemies and provided with Digital Video scenes featuring beautiful city fly-overs.
Finally, a platform game for CD-i with lots of enemies. Play and explore the exciting, long lasting, fun flled, 16 levels of Christmas Country. From the same team as Christmas Crisis, here comes another platform game. This time, it's highly influenced by the classic Super Mario games, which shows in the fluid gameplay and the great level design.
Bowser has taken over the Mushroom Kingdom, -He's captured Princess Toadstool and is holding her in one of the seven hotels in the kingdom. Only you and Mario can free the Princess but you'll have to battle Koopas, Parabombs, Banzai Bill, Spiney, Monty, Pat the Bat and other nefarious nasties!
Zelda: The Wand of Gamelon
When King Harkinian vanishes on a mission to save Gamelon, Link takes off to rescue him. But soon Link is also missing, and Zelda must free them both from their evil captors. This action adventure arcade-style game features 70 playfields, including palaces, forests, swamps, and a mysterious fairy pool. An awesome array of 90 amazing characters will talk to you in full animation. Confront sword-wielding Stalfos, floating Ghini, dreaded Dodongos, pinching Gohma and much more. You'll have a blast smashing your enemies into utter disgrace!
Link: The Faces of Evil
Ganon and his minions have seized the peaceful island of Koridai and imprisoned Zelda. Only Link can defeat Ganon. To do so, he must conquer the hideous Faces of Evil... Each more diabolic than the one before. Against all odds, Zelda must be freed and Koridai returned to harmony. This fast-paced arcade-style game features 70 playfields. The friendliest and the meanest of 90 astonishing characters will talk to you in full animation. Encouter the spear-throwing Molblin, rock spitting Octoroks and much more.
Dark Castle looms over the landscape like a plague. It's evil ruler, the Black Knight, must be defeated. And you're the only candidate to od it... First you'll have to make your way throught chambers of nasty hazards. The castle guards are hunting you, plague-infested rats and bats attack, the Dragon breathes scorching fire, Torturer wants to get you, and the Wizard may or may not aid you with a spell. Award-winning Darck Castel is a fast-paced action game with full digital sound, amazing rich resolution and well-crafted animation. As the hero, you will bound throughout the castle, surmounting hair-raising obstacles, eluding death and ultimately becoming the victor!
It's summer vacation for Dash Daniels... In this integrated and innovative approach to teaching children about nutrition, Dash and his cat Mozart visit Egypt with Dash's Aunt Olivia, an archaeologist. Together they discover the Lost Pyramid, whose treasures hold the secrets of a long and happy life. But then, Olivia is captured by the wicked ANTU! And Dash - with your help - must journey through more than 150 Lost Pyramid rooms to find her. Along the way, You'll learn about the NCI 5-a-day guidelines for daily fruit and vegetable consumption. And you'll learn to make the low-fat, high-fiber food choices that will lead you to Aunt Olivia's rescue. So come join the adventure and learn about nutrition with Dash in a way that is so entertaining you'll hardly know you're learning!
2142 AD and Special Agent Conrad Hart is in trouble. Having discovered Earth is being invaded by Aliens, he is captured and his memory erased. Left for dead on a distant planet, as Conrad you must survive and make it back to Earth to stop the invading forces.
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