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The single-handed hero Glover and his trusty rubber ball has come to the PlayStation console with an adventure that spans over thirty levels set throughout six unique worlds!
Taking place in the Crystal Kingdom, a well-natured wizard was mixing a new potion and got some rather explosive results. After a large eruption rocked the castle, his magical gloves flew from his hands and he was instantly turned to stone. As a result of the experiment gone awry, seven power crystals that hold the kingdom in balance were dispersed throughout the land.
Assuming the role of the animate glove, you'll go through exotic and complex worlds to locate the seven crystals that have taken on a rubber ball form. Glover's objective is to guide the crystals to safety by maneuvering them throughout the various worlds. It won't be easy however — the Evil Glove is waiting in the wings to thwart the noble glove's attempt to bring peace and happiness back into the Crystal Kingdom.
Played from a third-person perspective, Glover throws the player into an adventure laced with puzzle solving. Because the crystals have taken the shape of rubber balls, you'll manipulate each by bouncing, spinning, and throwing them around the level; you can even alter the shape of the ball. Glover can also alter his shape and appearance for the sake of puzzle solving.
As you may have already guessed, Glover isn't your typical glove — he's magical! Among the various spells included is the Rotator Blade that makes the hero spin around and fly through the air and Hercules, a strength increasing spell that allows for the lifting of heavy objects.
Many of Glover's puzzles rely on the aforementioned magical spells with the assistance of his rubber ball. Players can throw the ball at a target, bounce it on a switch, or use it as a trampoline for reaching higher objects and power-ups. Additionally, Glover utilizes a ball-finding ability that allows him to point in the direction of the rubber ball; this is somewhat like a compass. You'll need to master each skill if you wish to achieve your goals and rescue the world from disaster and mayhem.
Glover is for one player only and utilizes one block of memory card data. It is also compatible with the PlayStation's Dual Shock Analog Controller as it features both vibration function and analog control compatibility.
With the Crystal Kingdom in chaos and the poor old wizard unable to take action, the Evil Glove is ready to rule with an iron fist. Fortunately for this kingdom, there's one man...or hand that stands in the way. And that hand's name is Glover! ~ Glenn Wigmore, All Game Guide