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Review: Abobo’s Big Adventure (PC/Mac/Flash)

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There have been a lot of games, especially in the indie scene, that harken back to the days of 8-bit and 16-bit systems.  Some do an incredible job of capturing that retro feel, developer Way Forward should be commended for work on titles like Contra 4, and other efforts like Capcom’s Dark Void Zero attempt to take modern game design and give it that retro flair.  Those are major companies, though, the small team indie developers are much more miss than hit, so you go into a title like Abobo’s Big Adventure with the overused term “cautiously optimistic”.  Fortunately the teams of I-Mockery (design/sound/story), Pestoforce (programming) and Pox Box (art/animation) have created exactly what was advertised: the ultimate tribute to the NES.

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Written by Fred Rojas

February 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Posted in PC/Mac, Reviews

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