posted by ProngsTheDog (ROCHESTER, NY) May 18, 2013
Member since May 2013
Not having played the first, or even knowing this game existed until I saw it on here, I was not expecting much. But having played a decent amount of it, I will say its actually quite good. The beginning is a little slow, even that being so the design of the game should be enough to make you want to continue playing(especially in regards to the opening cut scene). Combat feels good and smooth, though I would argue that it is one of the weaker areas of the game. The enemies look like effort was put into their design, and each requires their own set of tactics to defeat. You'll find yourself using all the weapons in a good number of the fights you find yourself in. What I wasn't expecting was the large amount of platforming that you do in the game. I normally don't like platforming in games because I'm abysmal at it, but I enjoyed it more than the combat so far. It isn't too strenuous and If I can do it, I'm sure most people won't find it to bad. The dialogue is good and the voice acting adds to it. Everyone sounds like they're insane, which is expected but well done. Graphics aren't bad, I'm sure it would look better if I'd played it on my pc. There is some ugly textures that will also pop in from time to time, but I am able to over look this because, as I've already stated, the game's character and environment design is really cool looking. It also has some of the best hair physics I've seen on a console.
Ignore the non-user review on this one, its a good game worthy of your time and most certainly better than a 6.5.
This game really was amazing. It lived up to the first one and did not let me down. Though sometimes the angels to look at were harsh it still made up for it. The story was solid and explained much of what the first one did not. I think they tied together well.
posted by Stamper5 (MOUNT VERNON, OH) Apr 24, 2013
Member since Apr 2013
American McGee's Alice is my wife's favorite game, she even has a tattoo of the cheshire cat from the game. We had to play it and we love it. My wife said she has waited 15 years for this game and was not disappointed at all. It is twisted and sinister, like all of the American McGee's games are, which is exactly what we love!