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1UP: The Wizard of Oz Beyond the Yellow Brick Road Review

1UP writes: "The Wizard of Oz name probably brings to mind memories of the Lollipop guild and catchy tunes from somewhere over the rainbow. XSEED's role-playing game on DS uses the fondly remembered franchise's moniker, but it seems to have taken the mantra "follow the yellow brick road" a bit too seriously.

Outside of a few nods to the classic story (like characters Dorothy, her dog Toto, the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, and, of course, the titular Wizard), the game only bears a thin resemblance to the original tale. You spend the majority of the game as Dorothy following road after road on a quest to repossess magical winged eggs from the four "evil," seasonally themed witches (spring, summer, and so on). Each witch has her own kingdom made up of three areas, and collecting the eggs allows you to infiltrate them: find the egg in the first area to move on to the second, and find the egg there to move to the third where you'll fight the witch in a boss battle. Rinse and repeat."

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