The Final Battle

The Final Battle (UIQ 3.0) 1.0

Save the princess in this nostalgic graphical adventure

I used to really enjoy those graphical adventure games that were very popular on the PC in the late 80s and early 90s, and Final Battle provides the chance to revisit those salad days. The plot is a similar one - you wake up in a dungeon and must save a princess who's been captured by an evil madman. OK, so I admit not much thought really went into the overall mission, but there are plenty of riddles, twists and turns to keep you intrigued by the plot for a long while. View full description

PROS

  • Sharp, colourful graphics
  • Clever use of sound
  • Challenging puzzles
  • Lots to explore

CONS

  • Some bad English in the dialogue
  • Frustratingly difficult at times

Very good
8

I used to really enjoy those graphical adventure games that were very popular on the PC in the late 80s and early 90s, and Final Battle provides the chance to revisit those salad days. The plot is a similar one - you wake up in a dungeon and must save a princess who's been captured by an evil madman. OK, so I admit not much thought really went into the overall mission, but there are plenty of riddles, twists and turns to keep you intrigued by the plot for a long while.

The game boasts all the ingredients of those old adventure romps: interactive dialogues with weird and wonderful characters, lots of weapons and objects to collect, and a smattering of hidden areas to explore. There are more than 50 different levels to explore, although as you proceed some of them become annoyingly taxing to the point where you want to give up and throw your phone in the bin.

Part of the reason why The Final Battle kept me going until - well, the final battle, is its gorgeous graphics and superb soundtrack. The drawings are detailed and colourful and the audio captures the mood of the adventure perfectly. There are lots of nice cut-scenes and intro sequences, although I must point out that the quality of written English used is pretty bad at times. Maybe that's just me being picky though.

On the whole, The Final Battle is a captivating game that perfectly recreates the old graphical adventure genre to help transport you back to the 80s.

The Final Battle is a huge and funny adventure game in the same mould as the old classic ones. The plot is happening at the age of the knights. Your character is a guy who wakes up in a prison cell with amnesia. He doesn’t even know who he is! Your task is to escape from the prison and find out the entire story behind your capture. And of course try to stay alive...

Highlights of The Final Battle:

  • Huge game (over 50 places!)
  • High-quality crystal clear cartoon graphics
  • Deep story with many turnovers
  • Amazing music and sounds
  • Funny dialogs that will make you laugh
  • Fully translated into several languages
  • Pure adventure riddles and puzzles
  • Launching new easy point-and-click game play with subtitles
  • 320x320 resolution supported
  • Funny cinematic scenes

The Final Battle

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The Final Battle (UIQ 3.0) 1.0