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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
The central idea of this game, as with most superhero stories, is that violence is necessary to serve justice.
Violence & Scariness
Though presented without blood or close-ups, Zorroâ€™s primary actions are bullwhipping and sword fighting opponents. The enemies wail when struck, and vanish once defeated.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this action adventure game follows the exploits of the classic, masked superhero. Though he's a "good guy," the character does use a bullwhip and sword as his primary tools of justice. The controls are abysmal, making the game frustrating to play.
Is It Any Good?
Skillfully slicing symbols into the environment with a sword and whip seem like an ideal way to use the Wii's motion controls, but Zorro just doesn't – ahem – cut it. Poor graphics and frustratingly inaccurate controls will disappoint even fans of the Zorro character and universe. There's nothing so maddening as a game that handicaps a beloved superhero with weak production values and clunky gameplay.
Even in tutorial mode the moves are nearly impossible to correctly execute and when you finally do nail a combination, it feels more like luck than skill. Compounding matters, there are no difficulty settings. The game's last-generation graphics and awkward camera angles don't help either. The Destiny of Zorro, in short, feels unfinished and sloppy.
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