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Eurogamer: Afrika Review

Review by Ellie Gibson:

"Bad news, I'm afraid. No, you cannot run over a lion in Afrika. Nor can you break its legs off. Nor can you tie an elephant's trunk in a knot, cut off a giraffe's head or inflate a hippo till it goes pop. You can't even make a monkey wear an embarrassing hat.

So Afrika is probably not the game for you. In fact, Sony has decided it's not the game for anyone outside of Japan - at least not enough people to make a release commercially viable. If you want a copy, you'll have to import one. And unless you can understand Japanese, you'll spend the first hour or so turning to websites like GameFaqs as you try to work out what's going on.

This isn't too tricky, as there's not an awful lot going on. You explore pretty African landscapes and take pictures of animals. That's about it. Tedious? You may well think so, if breaking the legs off lions is your idea of a good time. But give it a go and, like me, you could find playing Afrika to be a relaxing, rewarding and enjoyable experience. Even though at no point do you so much as get to give a zebra a Chinese burn."

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sonyfanonly3353d ago

FINALLY MORE DETAILS ABOUT THE GAME BUT ANYWAYS I REMEMBER A CERTAIN POKEMON PHOTOGRAPH GAME THAT SCORED VERY WELL AND ITS ONLY BECAUSE THIS IS A SONY EXCLUSIVE IT GETS BAD SCORES

drdre743353d ago

would be nice if they could make a patch for non japanese readers and if you want it you can just import it.