I have been thoroughly impressed with this game, but I had been expecting to. Gameplay, Control, Story, Graphics, Sound. All are exceptionally impressive. However, due to the limitations of solely utilizing the game disc, there are some graphical hiccups, in terms of popup textures and somewhat long load times.
From what I know this is due to making sure all 360 users, those with and without a HD, would be able to play. Honestly I would prefer an option to utilize the hard drive so those of us who have a hard drive can be saved some of these problems. Otherwise, the AI can sometimes be a bit flakey, and the Thresher Maw bits just seem a bit tedious and annoying for comfort, due to the relative cheapness of the creature and encounters with it.
But all in all, I recommend any gamer pick this up. The story and universe alone are worth the price. Just know that if you dont like alot of text and story, then your not gonna like this game...and yeah.
posted by Cloakedgod (EAU CLAIRE, WI) Nov 26, 2007
Member since Nov 2007
i expected a lot with all of the good reviews, and it was good, but it didnt quite have enough of the RPG or the shooter genre. it is glitchy, and cannot hold a solid framerate to save its life. its a good game non-the-less, but it could have been better. compelling story.
posted by StrayBulet (EAST GREENWICH, RI) Nov 26, 2007
Member since Aug 2007
So i got this game and seeing it with many high expectations i found it to meet them all. This game is not comparable to Oblviion, not even close to two worlds, and is great. What i loved was fighting, it was gears of war style 3rd person, and had the RPG type gaining levels, skills, weapons, and armors. The idea of exploration of new planets was fun for a real long time, and the game keeps coming up with new quests for me to complete. Right from the start your character customization is superb, and flawless. Some people may complain about the talking, but in my opinion all the talking is great to understand the phenomenal storyline, and it produces a sense of realism with your character and your fighting squad. It does make the game slower, but RPG's are meant to take awhile and no rushing allowed, and this game follows those principles. the only cons i encountered was some long loading times, and some of the planets were frustratingly small and uninhabitable. besides that i strongly recomend it and hope this review helped you get this product ASAP! Peace out