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Mr Beam and the temple of the ancients
Here's your chance to enjoy a refreshing take on the temple-in-the jungle-with-funny-hatted-manly-explorer-in-it genre in this game set in a universe inspired by the best adventure films !
Mr Beam mixes platform-type action with puzzle solving, sometimes in alternation, sometimes a bit of both at the same time, all the while telling you a zany story about an ingenuous XIXth century English explorer...
Enter the depths of the temple, amid splendid backgrounds for which a whole new 2D rendering engine has been especially conceived !
Let your dexterity and cunning prevail as you progress from the childlike easiness of the beginning to the mind-bending difficulty of the end !
Follow Mr Beam, the world-renowned sweet-mannered and birdbrained explorer in his discovery of a temple lost in the jungle...but beware ! this god-forsaken place is the realm of darkness, and light will be your only ally ! Use it to prevent Mr Beam from meeting his fate in one of the numerous traps, or inside the belly of one of the voracious monsters awaiting him at every turn in this abode of unspeakable horrors ! Also, rack your brains in order to find the solution to the mazes of light and other ingenious puzzles barring your way !
Remember that inside the temple to the Old Ones, every action counts : Mr Beam is in great need of all your shrewdness, as he's not very astute himself and couldn't do much left to his own devices -but, to be fair, what playable video game character would ?- Be cautious as you advance, stay under the light at all times, or you may have the opportunity of seeing Mr Beam perish in the most gruesome manner !
Will you be clever enough to penetrate the temple's secrets ? Will you escape with Mr Beam's life, or even, maybe, discover a fabulous treasure hidden at the very end of this sinister place -which would be great news for Mr Beam, whose finances are at the lowest at the beginning of the game...- ???
Above all, don't you ever forget : it's all you can do not to let Mr Beam in the dark, or else he sure won't make old bones !
-Original never-seen-before gameplay you simply have to see!
-No strings attached, promised ! The game is complete, including every reward you may earn in the course of your playing...
-A new 2D graphics rendering engine of which we are especially proud !
-Beautiful background and lovingly crafted animations
-Powerful music and chilling sound effects adding to the mysterious atmosphere...
-A story full of heavy-handed but good-spirited humour, with likeable characters that never swear in public, despite their tendency to die spilling their blood and guts all over the place...
-Swift reaction and brains required to escape the multitudinous perilous situations...
-Leisurable, relaxing playing with a progression in difficulty scientifically studied so as to avoid your destroying your expensive technological device in anger...
-A well-balanced mix-up of action and reflection
And, If you happen to like this game as much as we do, do not leave it in the dark : Rate it as good as you think it deserves !
The game is enjoyable.
It has decent graphics. Good puzzles. And its pretty fun.
It doesn't have very good sound. Nor much of a story(and a very anticlimactic ending) But thats fine as long as the gameplay is amazing. It is not.
Each level(only 21) consists of a continuous runner where you turn on lights to keep going, and at the end there is a puzzle. The runner part has awful controls where you have to perform swipe gestures ON TOP of the tiny character, which leads to many many unnecessary deaths. Otherwise the level design is very good. The puzzles are fun, engaging, and challenging.
The game crashed a few times. And at one point was skipping levels then i lost all the progress of the levels i completed and was pushed back to before the levels started skipping. These problems probably come from the game not once being updated since it was released. At the end it states "more levels coming" but it seems they have given up on continuing, updating or improving this game. Still with all my criticism, it is pretty fun. But with some control changes, many more levels, more story(and a better ending), this could have been an amazing game.
It fine I guess
I'd prefer the character "Mr. Beam" to be a little bigger, and for there to be more controls on how to move him around. I didn't like the fact that you had to just click him to make him move, and that I couldn't skip the dialogue. I also thought the screen would be bigger showing him. Its an okay game. Impressive graphics, but they could be utilized to make the game more fun, like give him some fight moves and such.
Fun, atmospheric puzzle/adventure game
I really enjoy this game. The gameplay is fun, and the environment is very cool. The little collectibles help add replay value to the levels, which there are a lot of. However, the controls are spotty at times. It's really hard to swipe up on the character to do a jump, it would be better if swiping up anywhere on the screen made the character jump.
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- Category: Games
- Released: Jun 29, 2014
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 73.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Antidot SA
- © 2014 Antidot & Attic
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.