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on 5/17/2013

Fairy tale Fights is a great game with an amusing story line, amazing graphics, & high quality sound effects. There is good music playing lightly in the background throughout the game, & has online and offline multi player features. Although the camera can get annoying, & repetitive fighting is prevalent, this is still a great, fun, amusing title.

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Once upon a time...In a fairytale kingdom far far away...All i s not as it seems. Assume the role of your favorite fairytale character in this totally unique hack'n'slash platform adven ture.With over 100 weapons to choose from, slice'n'dice your way through the fairytale kingdom in search of rumors and tale


Manufacturer Playlogic International
SKU 211147901
UPC 813582010264
UPC 14 00813582010264
Format Xbox 360
Review Just under a year ago I was enjoying one of my favorite Nintendo DS titles of 2008. The unknown and underrated Little Red Riding Hood's Zombie BBQ was a simple, yet satisfying arcadey shooter that pitted a shotgun-toting Little Red against swarms of flesh-eaters in twisted fairy tale settings. The gameplay was straightforward run-and-gun stuff, but the dark humor was irresistible, especially to a self-described Disney geek who also happens to possess an insatiable hunger for mowing down undead menaces. So, when I heard about Fairytale Frights, a similar gaming mash-up of storybook fantasies and over-the-top gore, I was intrigued by the potential to once again paint candy-colored environments with the bloody innards of freaky fantasyland inhabitants...A selection of over 100 weapons further complements the fairytale-gone-bad concept. Ranged muskets and slingshots as well as countless melee items, liberally littered throughout the title's 22 chapters, ensure you'll never have to maim, behead, disembowel, or eviscerate the same way twice. Standard swords, knives, chainsaws, and bats serve your blood lust alongside more creative killers such as swordfish skeletons and beavers on spits. Even cooler are the death dealers that really embrace the twisted presentation; there are love potions that temporarily daze enemies, giant jagged edged lollipops, and jawbreaker-spitting guns. Using some of these more inspired weapons yields some great animations, too, like tiny pink hearts spinning above the lovesick potion swallowers, and crumbs flying as you beat a gingerbread man with a candy cane...The lackluster execution could be partially forgiven if Fairytale Fights were an Xbox Live Arcade title. But as a full-priced retail release it feels like a missed opportunity. In fact, Castle Crashers, a title that treads much of the same ground, only much more successfully, can be purchased over XBLA for a fraction of the price. An inspired presentation, some solid dark humor, and an imaginative concept kept me playing Fairytale Fights till I sliced and diced every last cute woodland creature, but its flawed gameplay -- even with the appeal of 4-player online co-op -- keeps it from being much more than something I'd recommend scooping from the bargain bin a few months from now.
Reviewer Matt Cabral
ReviewRating 7
Accessibility: Fairytale Fights is one of the most accessible Platform Adventure games ever offering a mix of visceral bloody violence and adventure with fantastic platforming elements for the more discerning gamer!
Based on the Unreal Engine 3: Fairytale Fights is based on the Unreal Engine 3; A Fairytale Kingdom, rich in life and color where you can drench the lush surroundings (or other players) with deep red blood, bile or limbs and brain from fallen foes.
Depth of Gameplay: Fairytale Fights isn't just a hack and slash platform adventure. Fairytale Fights features a wealth of content spread across more than 20 spectacular playable areas built from the remains books and fairytale memorabilia.
Dynamic Bone Crushing: An adaptation of the Dynamic Slicing, is the Dynamic Bone Crushing, which allows you to crush the skeletal structure of your enemies using PnP technology.
Dynamic Slicing!: For the first time ever take full control over how and when to slice and dice your enemies as fully textured, 3D Polygon models will drench the lush surrounding in a sea of limbs and blood! When using a Glory Attack, you're given a window of opportunity to go crazy and slice up your enemies not once, not twice, but multiple times in a frenzied attack! All this can be seen in close-up thanks to the adjustable PnP window.
Huge Arsenal of Weapons!: Featuring is crammed with 140+ weapons, (each with multiple uses), eliminate foes in multiple ways from slicing and dicing, to freezing, or fire! Burn skin from their bones with Acid Attacks or shove them into oncoming trains!
Multiplayer Mayhem!: Fairytale Fights is one of the most accessible Platform Adventure game EVER! Offering a mix of bloody visceral violence, packed with adventure it's great fun for both hardcore and casual gamers alike. The ease of drop in drop out co-op gameplay makes Fairytale Fights an easy choice in any gamer's collection. Featuring up to 4 players on and offline, Fairytale Fights is the ideal game to play with friends!
Multiple Difficulties: Fairytale Fights features 3 difficulty levels, with multiple enemies. Increase the enemy count to increase the gore factor!
PvP Arenas: Try your hand at a range of PvP arenas to score the highest kill count!
Volumetric Liquid!: Developed by Playlogic Game Factory, the Volumetric Liquid System allows multiple liquids to blend together. Deep Red Blood will drench the lush surroundings (and players!), as you slice up the enemies not once, not twice, but multiple times in a frenzied attack! You can also slide through the pools of blood, creating a blood stained platform in seconds (hell you could even write your name!) You can melt your enemies (or friends) using Acid Potions and much much more!
Product Attributes
Game Format Xbox 360
Game Genre Action
Quotes ...offers many hours of enjoyment in lush environments.
GamesNation Fairytale Fights is one of those games you can either love or... luv!
GamingXP If you like the Happy Tree Friends you will love this game. Fairytale Fights is one of those games you can either love or... luv! If you like the Happy Tree Friends you will love this game.

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