Avatar: The Last Airbender

January 10, 2008

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth follows Aang, the titular Airbender, through the events of the second season of the Avatar television show, and it’s made expressly for the fans. Those of us unfamiliar with Aang and his story will have a hard time figuring out what’s going on, who all these people are, what they’re doing, and why. Regardless of whether you follow the show, however, Avatar is pretty, features clever puzzles, delivers a solid action-platform adventure.

The Burning Earth is criminally short, and in order to end on a positive note it ends before the final act of the second season is over. For a game following the show’s plot verbatim this is a big let-down. Combat is a little tedious, but to make up for it the puzzles are clever. Solving them will require using both characters available to the player and each character’s unique talents. There are very few A

Score: 4/5

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