posted by HoBlivion (SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA) Oct 28, 2010
Member since Oct 2010
I think the title pretty much sums up why you should not play this game. Several times in different areas I would be in cover and now and then random shots from enemies would still hit and damage me! There is destructible portions of cover but visually I appeared to be safe. It also has weird clipping issues that I experienced. For example, when you are approaching the first tower and have to avoid two powerful laser beams that are not one hit kills but can take about half your health. I was on the edge of cover and still got sliced.
This game violates the players trust in too many ways to forgive (hitting you in cover, enemies spawning and rushing you from behind). The controls are not great either. I rented this game suspecting it was going to be a train wreck. I tend to like bad games if anything for the cheese factor but they still need to function. This one barely does.
First of all, let me say that the graphics of this game completely suck majorly. The main character Syd has no personality whatsoever and to make matters worse, he is extremely slow and weak. The weapons are definitely Gears of War rejected. At first glance I thought this game could have potential but boy was I wrong. The plot is not all that great nor is the action either. Syd is one of those characters that you would love to take to the highest cliff and dump his butt over the edge. Lets not forget the female character Felena, she is about as useful as throwing garbage at a tank. Unless you throw her butt, she pretty much is worthless. So in my opinion, the challenge is too great for such a sorry built game. The game mechanics are boggled at best and the controls, well, I would say you would definitely need some trial and error in order to get used to them. So, in closing, this game is in my opinion a Gears of War Reject and Marcus Fenix/Dom Santiago would definitely be disappointed at this poor version of their game. Cole Train RULES!!