The Snowman and The Snowdog – Game Review
Christmas is all about trying to deliver all the interesting and wonderful cheers to the world, as well as celebrating the numerous things that make us happy. The Snowman and The Snowdog is a game that definitely brings the wonderful Christmas cheer, while also enabling us to solve a few puzzles and small missions, in true adventure game style.
The game comes with around 6 different stages, each one of them bringing a wonderful snowy setting in which we have to complete numerous missions. The major problem that we found with these missions is that they lack variety, and because of that the game does come with a few issues. Aside from them though, The Snowman and The Snowdog does a great job in bringing you the holiday spirit and cheers unlike any game that you can find right now on the market.
The Snowman and The Snowdog brings different areas, and each one of them comes with some simple mini-collect missions that do manage to stand out through their ease of play. Sometimes you need to collect snowmen, other times you need to grab fairies, but the only real actions that you will make is to just tap endlessly on the game’s screen, which is rather disappointing and boring sometimes, especially because the action displayed on the screen could have been better.
In The Snowman and The Snowdog you basically control a trio that is comprised out of your character, the snowman and, of course, the snowdog. Controlling them is out of your reach unfortunately, since they move quickly without hassle. What you can do is to provide a little guidance from time to time. This adds a little interactivity to the game and it definitely needs it, but things such as barrel rolling in the air are also added, most probably for the sake of variety, as that is definitely important.
The Snowman and The Snowdog is created in concordance with a movie that features the same character, so the story is created in order to complement the motion picture. Numerous key scenes in the movie are receiving a tribute in this game, and overall they manage to bring a wonderful Christmas experience in the end.
Moreover, The Snowman and The Snowdog brings a funny set of graphics. Sure, they don’t look that great, in fact many people might call them generic, but in the end the game wants to provide a neat Christmas experience, and it does a good job in this regard.
The soundtrack is also quite good, with many Christmas themed songs that you will enjoy. It does a good job to bring you into the holiday spirit, although it doesn’t bring the much needed variety.
Overall, The Snowman and The Snowdog is a wonderful Christmas themed game that does suffer from a few issues. It does have a few problems, unfortunately, but all of them don’t take that much from the general experience, and that is indeed a wonderful thing.
e-Rapid Games rate: 7/10