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Overall, the gameplay of TSIOQUE is a layer of entertaining complication. It offers up a little bit of new and a little bit of old and sprinkles it with a helluva protagonist that is fun to play. It doesn't necessarily redefine the point and click genre, but it shows that there is more to it than you might remember. The gameplay is simply a methodically well put together masterpiece that will certainly make you wish for those LucasArts days when they ruled the roost in this genre.
TSIOQUE is a pretty, yet dark, Point and Click adventure game which is definitely worth checking out. It's priced just right, in my opinion, for the length of the game and does have some replayability if you wish to hunt for all of the achievements. If you don’t want a game too difficult for its own good, but still want to feel challenged and get that sense of achievement for getting past the puzzles without looking at a guide, then I highly recommend it.
If you like point and click adventures (and have the patience to work through some of the more tedious puzzles), then you will certainly enjoy “Tsioque” with no doubt. As the lovely animation certainly gives “Broken Sword” a run for it’s money and the story is well developed, dark and funny. Simply put, “Tsioque” is certainly worth getting in a sale.
I definitely enjoyed my time with TSIOQUE. It was a neat little adventure who’s pacing felt just right. Fans of Point & Click adventures should check this one out.
Charming visuals, puzzle solving, medieval fantasy, there's literally nothing else you need in your life. I had a few frustrations here and there, but all in all TSIOQUE felt so worth my time; grab it for a rainy day, curl up on the sofa and prepare for a game best experienced first hand.
Tsioque didn't set my world on fire, but it's an adorable game and pleasant way to spend a few hours. The visuals are used to great effect and are nice to look at, which helps to make the entire experience pleasant. The real star is the design for the puzzles and checkpoints, both of which make for a fair and enjoyable experience even if mistakes happen. While the animations dragged out exploration, the other elements worked well together to create an enjoyable point and click game that is worth checking out if you're into the genre.
TSIOQUE is a pleasant game with beautiful graphics and animations. However the classicism and simplicity of its puzzles will make it too easy for experienced players that are usually more challenged with this particular kind of games.
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TSIOQUE does a laudable job of creating a suitably magical atmosphere for the 2-3 hours it takes to reach the end, mostly because of how much personality the visuals and sound effects have. It's just difficult to recommend a game with such awkward puzzle design and annoying minigames.