Excerpt: Invizimals Shadow Zone is the sequel to the interesting and innovative Invizimals. Ya'll may remember my review of the original. There were a few issues with it, that Sony has improved upon them in Invizimals Shadow Zone.
Excerpt: Invizimals is the second PSP Camera based video game we are reviewing. This hand held game is part Pokemon, and part explore your surroundings. Invizimals comes with a card which helps us catch these little creatures. In face without the card, and PSP camera we would not be able to see them.
Summary: Invizimals allows players to interact with their environment, using the PSP Camera to look for invisible creatures that lurk around every corner. Shadow Zone features 100 new creatues to collect, the ability to modify the Invizimals' name and colors, as well as the ability to choose from a larger...
Excerpt: What is it? Invizimals is a Pokemon-like collect 'em all game in which you use the PSP and supplied mini camera to grab little creature from the real world. Part of the game is simply finding and trapping these creatures, using your PSP as a viewfinder to discover over 100 different types while...
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Excerpt: Invizimals is a great idea perhaps realised too soon. It never feels as cohesive as it should due to technology limitations, and for that reason it's hard to promote it as a well constructed gaming experience. But we'd sure love to see a sequel that irons out the bugs.
Pros: The battles are surprisingly complicated, and there's a great deal of variation with over 100 Invizimals to collect. The multiplayer options provide it with longevity. It's actually relatively cheap, considering it includes hardware.
Cons: The camera struggles on occasion to accurately pick up visual clues. The outcome of some challenges appears arbitrary, and this can result in frustration, particularly for the younger generation which it is undeniably aimed at.