12 Labours of Hercules II: The Cretan Bull

The evil goddess Hera has frightened the great Cretan bull! The bull is going wild and ruining the roads and many buildings. Help Hercules save the day by taming the great Cretan Bull.

This is pretty much the same game as its predecessor, except the developers have decided in their wisdom to make the screen even more cluttered with the same boring stuff, food, wood, monsters, etc. 

Every level is so cluttered it started to hurt my eyes and give me a headache towards the end of my hour with this game. The controls are the same, the story is still pretty much non-existent, and the overall feel of the game is the same. However I’d 100% rather play the original than this sequel.

Bigger does not equal better and my time with this game was not as fun as the previous entry as by adding all this clutter to the screen, you lose the casual charm that made the first game a very basic but entertaining time sink.

Would I play this again? No, I’d rather play with the original as this sequel added nothing essential. I’ve got 3 other games in the series to play and I just hope that they at least build on their solid foundation instead of resting on their laurels like in this poor excuse of a sequel.

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