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7741 ratings

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GF Rating

Above Average


posted by Flogger (SOMERVILLE, MA) Jul 14, 2008

Member since Feb 2007

5 out of 9 gamers (56%) found this review helpful

The graphics are very good, but the gameplay is boring. The moves/gameplay you learn in the 1st hour are the same moves you use for the rest of the game. There is no variation or growth, you can buy a few combos, that's it. It's a fairly long game, but only because you spend a lot of time lost running around trying to figure out what the heck you are supposed to do. It is a button masher with a pretty bad story line.

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GF Rating

Above Average

Beautifully boring.

posted by Schpenke (THE COLONY, TX) Mar 25, 2008

Member since Nov 2005

13 out of 26 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

I'm a little confused as to the number of reviews that are ranking this game a 9+. Visually this game is an absolute playground, yes. The textures, lighting, atmosphere, and immersion experience are brilliant.

Game play, however, is downright boring. All of your slick demon-killing combinations basically consist of holding the right bumper, occasionally flicking the left analog, and then bashing the triangle button. There's absolutely no reason for a button-masher to get ratings this high with all the other excellent titles that are in the market.

This title is banking on name recognition alone, and name recognition isn't enough to make it a good game.

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Big Promiss, NO Delivery...

posted by JesterCGI (LOS ANGELES, CA) Feb 16, 2008

Member since Apr 2004

12 out of 24 gamers (50%) found this review helpful

Sad to say... of the hundreds of games I've played in the last 5 years, this is near (if not at) the bottom.

Starts out with WAY too many cut scenes (it's a game, not a movie) and Way too easy. The fighting is repetitive and boring. The in-game upgrades befuddled and unnecessary. The load times reminiscent of an old Amiga and the enemy's all clones.

Then you get to a "Puzzle" that has no apparent thought needed, but a decent camera angle that's nowhere to be had.
Add to it the pitiful locked cameras that switch the direction your traveling at many points, sending you back out the door you just came in.

Really pathetic...

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