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Classic fantasy action.

Title: Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone

FORMAT: PS2

PUBLISHER: ATARI

PRICE: pounds 34.99

WELCOME to the Forgotten Realms, where perilous evil and great heroes are enveloped by magic, prophesy and mystery.

You control a party of three ( Fighter, Sorcerer and Rogue ( on a quest to right a great wrong and change the path of the future.

The story begins years ago, when Slaad Lord Ygorl and the Githyanki General Sereka, the leaders of two powerful, destructive armies find themselves imprisoned in a mystical Demon Stone by a clever wizard named Blackstaff.

Back in the present three individual adventurers ( Rannek the fighter, Illius the sorcerer, and Zhai the rogue ( find themselves allied on a battlefield rife with orcs.

Each has his or her own agenda, all though upon entering the secret chamber that houses the Demon Stone and accidentally freeing the evil antagonists, the three find that their fates are intertwined.

Consequently, they embark on a quest to re-imprison Ygorl and Sereka.

The game has some of the best cinematics around combined with varied and exciting gameplay making for a classic fantasy action and adventure game.

The captivating storyline, has been written by the best selling fantasy author R.A. Salvatore and in keeping with the fantasy genre has intense, fast action battles against numerous enemies which demand the use of devastating combination attacks.

The controls are fairly user-friendly in the beginning but it's quite necessary to understand the strengths and abilities of your party.

Great fight sequences, stunning graphics and sound make for a good old fantasy game.

GARY BECKWITH
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Oct 22, 2004
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