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GF Rating
6.7

7114 ratings

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GF Rating
10

Perfect

Brilliant

posted by Ekuriox (FORT WORTH, TX) Nov 17, 2008

Top Reviewer

Member since May 2003

Mirror's Edge is a different type of game. If you loved the game Portal by Valve, that only gives you the player the option of figureing your way around the game. Mirror's Edge will be a MUST have.

Mirror's Edge is a brilliantly designed, first person orientated game, but takes away the guns and gives you acrobatic capabilities. DICE has once again designed a true marvel of a game with amazing graphics and interface that is truly unlike no other. Mirror's Edge world dynamics is like Ubisoft's Prince of Persia and Assassin's Creed, but instead of being third person in the game you have the first person perspective.

You play as a Runner in Mirror's Edge, that comes into many obstacles that will have you hoppin' in your chair while jumping and skimming across the skyscrapers in Mirror's Edge 's world. With the ability of encountering enemy's you can either run an dodge the encounters, or take they're weapons an eliminate anything in your path. With a great story and plot the game is very well balanced and interesting.

Even if you are not into strategic game play that you have to be aware of the surroundings, Mirror's Edge is a true must check out just cause all the amazing detail with brilliant graphics DICE has constructed. The world of Mirror's Edge is just truly stunning with its great ambient environment detail that really sets you inside the world of Mirror's Edge.

There is also a 2 player multiplayer ability where you and another can run threw a level to test how quick you are into engaging the obstacle..

Mirror's Edge is truly a Brilliant game..

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Old School Meets New School

posted by SNUGGS (HOLLYWOOD, FL) Nov 17, 2008

Member since Sep 2007

If your a fan of old school platformers such as Mario Bros., Kid Icarus, and hordes of others and love doing speed runs and going for perfect run this is THE game 4 you. Whats makes it unique is its all in first person and sets itself apart from the pack. If u want a shoot em up look elsewhere, this game has some horrible shooting mechanics and rightfully so cause its not meant to be played as such. Its looks great as u would expect and my only real gripe is its length ull blow through this in a weekend. Other than that perfecting your runs will keep u coming back 4 more.

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GF Rating
9

Excellent

Best Game in it's Field!

posted by ThAGRiZZ45 (FREDERICKSBURG, VA) Nov 16, 2008

Member since Oct 2005

That's because it is the only game in it's field and did an excellent start to this new genre. It is true, the game lacks much gun gameplay and does have anime cinematics.

As for the gun gameplay the game wasn't totally meant for shooting. Free Runners in real life don't want to do harm they just want to run, and I think they were trying to show that through this game.

The graphics are beautiful. For example you being in this new view running from cops while a helicopter is shooting the building down while your still on it is really intense.

I haven't finish the game and that is the only reason it isn't getting a 10 from me. JUST TRY IT YOURSELF.

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