This game is not fun - poorly implemented and dumb
posted by DCPete (WASHINGTON, DC) Nov 28, 2006
Member since Jan 2006
gamers (36%) found this review helpful
This game is not fun at all. If you have fond memories of the original Rampage(s), you will be sorely disappointed. This game simply stinks - the controls are cruddy and the Wiimote functionality is tacked on. Moving around and destroying stuff should be fun, instead it is a confusing chore. To add insult to injury, the sound loops are boring and extremely repetitive.
The only highlight is the broad number of playable characters and fun graphics - but the gameplay stinks soooo much, it doesn't matter at all.
Was really looking forward to a beat em up from my past and Rampage failed to deliver a fun game. Trying to move is downright frustrating and after 30 mins of going in the wrong direction, punching up in the air instead of to the side, and after reading 3 different articles on how pick people up from the ground and still unable to accomplish that basic task, I packed it up and sent it back. The graphics look great, the idea sounds fun, but with the horrible controls, I couldn't play any longer. You move by tilting the Wiimote in the direction you want to move. That is all well and good, but when one of the special attacks is to shake the remote back and forth, half the time you just do a little shuffle on the screen and look kind of foolish. Meanwhile, those darn police are still popping off at you and you just kind of stand there, doing a little dance, or running off in the wrong direction. Don't waste your time with this one unless you are a Wiimote GRAND MASTER as this one is tough to control!!!
I was a huge fan of the original video game. I am not happy with the wii version. It has the potential to be really fun, but am having an impossible time controlling it. To go away from camera, move controller toward you???