posted by Viper561 (BOYNTON BEACH, FL) Sep 13, 2011
Member since Oct 2010
After completing the game and giving a test run to multiplayer, Resistance 3 still does not separate itself from a normal FPS that we will continue to play for another round. However, that does not mean you should not play the game.
Pros: The co-op story mode is a good way to run with a friend to assist you on those levels that firepower of two is better than one. The difficulty Superhuman is right for co-op but I have heard people complete it on solo. The platinum is not too difficult but some luck & accuracy on the players part is needed. You can edit controls schemes to your liking. Graphically, the landscape is vast and you can see the destruction of the chimera and the results of that terror. Gameplay is as normal as it can be for an FPS, nothing to brace for. There are checkpoints at various locations to make sure that you don't start too far from where you lost.
Cons: The narration of the story is plain and you must pay attention to the audio & journal logs to get a sense of the story (lets be honest, none of us read those). The online multiplayer is the same as the previous resistance 1 & 2 which still doesn't keep up with our high volume online FPS which everyone knows those games well. The game is only about 6-7 hrs long depending on difficulty and your play style, even shorter on co-op. The online filter to play is messy, there are frequent times where a level 1 goes against a level 30, not very fair with weapon upgrades give you a lot of advantages. Deleting your install data takes 30 mins.
All in all, its a fair game to play while waiting for the next new release. At least there weren't any heavy glitches seen though some had a few trophies not show up but a patch has been released already for other reasons. The game needs to find closure because I see a resistance 4 coming.
I thoroughly enjoyed resistance 3. The games overwhelming sense of dread and "Oh man, we lost the war." makes it an interesting and gloomy atmosphere. The lead character isn't an overblown hero, just a normal family man and solider.
The firefights and action are INTENSE. It makes you feel like the odds are stacked against you at all times. But you always manage to come out on top with an insane arsenal of alien and hi-tech weapons, which are all easy to operate and have secondary fires as well.
Pacing is excellent, although i found the ride to be a short one. Short but sweet.
Honestly I can't comment on the Multi player aspect, becaus im not paying an extra $9.99 for the online pass it takes to play it. Thats right, if you rent the game, be ready to throw down ten bucks to play online.
Hi Those with Internet, no Multiplayer. They don’t even give you a 2 day Trial or let you level up to rank 5. You can buy a online pass which runs you $10 bucks on PSN. Seriously, I did not find where you can enter the code. When you click on Multiplayer it says you need to enter you code from the inside of the case ,which you don’t have obviously. I went through the whole menu but it was nowhere to be found.
Good Story telling is excellent, it keeps you interested through out. Weapons wheel is back you can carry all the weapons you find throughout the game. My favorite is the melee Weapon. The weapons can be leveled up, you can do this by using the weapons more often, level three is the highest. Level and map design are excellent.
Bad Sometimes you encounter bad AI Some of the character detail is down right ugly. Enemy’s disappear and can’t come back for they are somehow stuck. Certain item like steel beam could be just walked through.
A must play for anyone who has a PS3. Thank you and have a blessed day