Gamebosh Review: The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian

The Lord of the Rings trilogy were always aimed at a mature audience (have you ever tried to read one? It takes fifty pages just for someone to have breakfast!) but Tolkien's brother in arms C.S. Lewis appealed more directly to the child in all of us with The Chronicles of Narnia. So with the success of the second film, Prince Caspian, along comes another in a long line of movie/game adaptations.

Dotted throughout are clips from the actual movie - there are even a couple of scenes shot just for the game - but for the most part this adventure is (predictably) kiddie-light. There's some puzzle-solving by moving rocks onto pressure pads to open hidden doors, and firing arrows at ropes to release drawbridges, but if you're over the age of six then you'll sail through this stuff in a day or less. The real difficulties you face are down to muddled missions and clumsy camera positioning more than anything.

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