Those whacky developers from Popcap have struck gold again with latest
instalment from the Zuma saga, Zuma's Revenge that gives
casual games and hardcore gamers, a whole new experience! That's
right! It's Zuma's Revenge! It's bigger and better due to the
Kidding aside, in Zuma's Revenge, players are once again thrown into the mythical
world of the
Polynesian mythos of
Tiki's as gamers play a deadly game of mix and match in order
to stop the onslaught of stone balls rolling towards you. It's
frogger with a colourful purpose.
Take on the tikis in four game modes: Adventure, Challenge, Iron
Frog and Heroic Frog
Score explosive power-ups including three new shots
Explore new gameplay like lily-pad hopping, slide-aiming, and
Enjoy amazing graphics and effects and save your stats in the
it's addictive gaming heart, Zuma's Revenge is your classic puzzle
game that has the player matching certain coloured stone balls in
order to blast them into the ether. Basically you control a
psychedelic frog who has the ability to shoot coloured stone spheres
from its mouth and if you match three or more colours, than these
However if the balls continue all the way around the snake-like maze
until it gets to the skull, than it's game over Zuma fan.
Although a complete left out of centre version of Tetris, Zuma's
Revenge contains four game modes that include Adventure, Challenge,
Iron Frog and Heroic Frog which all put a new spin on the franchise.
you do complete the game in Adventure mode, it unlocks Iron Frog
which offers another 10 bonus levels to the player which are
extremely tricky and quite frustrating. Finally, there's Heroic Frog
that ups the ante of the Adventure mode by making things even more
difficult and there's definitely no potty breaks then.
power-ups from the original game are still part of Zuma's Revenge
but the developers have added some cool new ones such as lasers to
destroy the balls and bombs to destroy certain coloured balls. It's
these little power-ups that make the game so entertainingly fun.
However, strategy is needed to play the game well and there are some tricky
moments as well, such as the boss battles that may even stun the
seasoned Zuma player. Of course, it's easy
to see why games like Zuma's Revenge have stormed the casual game
market not because of its addictive nature but because it's so
accessible by ALL people.
Graphically, the game is quite colourful and there are a few special
effects thrown in for good measures which looks great. he title even supports high
definition resolutions now of 1920x1200 that looks exceptionally
sharp on our BENQ screen. The soundtrack is quite ambient
but suits the gameplay perfectly as do the sound effects.
you have played the original, the game is almost a copy of the Zuma,
however if you're a fan and want something a little different, or if
you're after a good puzzle game, than Zuma's Revenge is the perfect indulgence to both casual and hardcore
gamers! Go Puzzle Games!