Avencast: Rise of the Mage

  • Avencast: Rise of the Mage
60
Based on 7 scores, 7 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    2
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Innovative blend of traditional and actionoriented RPG subgenres.
  • Arcadetinged combat mechanics.
  • Lots of puzzles liven up the storyline.

Cons:

  • Combat can get a little monotonous in spots.
  • A few minor problems with the interface and camera.

Expert reviews and ratings

By BrightHub on 60

You start off in a place that looks like Hogwarts and end up in a place that will remind you of Neverwinter Nights. Somehow, this works out to an engrossing game that knows just how to build you up to the climax one step at a time. It also managed to...

By GameSpot on 75

Avencast balances the action-oriented and traditional RPG genres better than you might expect....

By IGN Gear on 70

Many games claim the "exciting combination of dynamic action, adventure and traditional role-playing" that Avencast Rise of the Mage has printed on the back of its box, but how many actually live up to it? Theres always a danger in trying to do too...

By Games Radar on 40

Nov 29, 2007Similar to the cold horror of waking up next to a corpse, sometimes a game reminds us all effortlessly that there are still uncreative, dull-edged developers who will gladly rip off anything to make a quick buck. Avencast, like an...

By GameZone on 78

del.icio.us | Digg This | Glink It The role-playing genre has seen a lot of flux over the past few months. There have been games that have tread new ground and a slew that have gone back to revisit familiar formats while trying to weave different...

International Review By Clubic on 60

Loin dêtre mauvais, Avencast : Rise Of The Mage nest cependant pas le jeu de lannée. Il na de toute façon pas du tout cette ambition et nest bien sûr pas vendu comme tel. Commercialisé à moins de 30 euros, il remplit toutefois très bien son...

International Review By FZ.se on 40

nda sedan 1996 då Diablo slog igenom har det släppts ett antal så kallade Diablo-dödare varje år. Elva år senare kommer nu ännu en - Avencast: Rise of the Mage - och frågan lyder som följer: är det äntligen dags för ett tronskifte? Clockstone är en...