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GF Rating
6.1

383 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Poor game design make this a time-waster

posted by xbows (OMAHA, NE) Feb 20, 2014

Member since Aug 2011

Aside from the lame and limited gameplay, the real point of frustration for me was the poor/limited thought given by the designers to making the game enjoyable and aggravation-free. Case in point: when you die fighting the first crab-creature (which you will), you are forced to sit through the minute-plus cinematic all over again. What idiot thought this was a good idea, as opposed to re-starting the battle right at the moment it begins? The same thing happens later when you encounter another crab-creature in a cavern. When you die (which you will) you're taken back to the entrance to the cavern where you have to walk for a full minute just to start the battle scene all over again. Idiotic! And frustrating!! Don't waste my time! It was at this point that I ejected the disc and mailed it back in.
Additionally, the HUD screen text is too small to read easily, even on my 70" screen, and is often impossible to read against the background, depending upon where you're standing. Aiming the weapons is frustratingly difficult. First-person is SOOO much easier for shooters.
Aside from all of these poor design elements, there is limited gameplay outside the main story line, making this a very unsatisfying game to play. Thumbs down, and whoever ultimately signed off on releasing this game without putting it through solid QA testing should be demoted.

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GF Rating
5

Fair

Earlier lost planets were better.

posted by BigScary (REDMOND, WA) Jan 12, 2014

Member since Oct 2009

Same combat mechanics as earlier games which I like, but now there's way too much talking to people, walking around, and waiting for storyline stuff to play out. I much prefer just picking a level and jumping straight into the action from there. Movies are for watching, games are for playing.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

time waster

posted by Savage1 (NORTH HAMPTON, OH) Dec 23, 2013

Member since Apr 2008

this game was junk it plays like dead space or gears of war there is no free roaming there is no fun . a boring game .

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