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GF Rating

Very Good

An engaging TPS flawed only by decent mechanics

posted by lilsting (PLAINFIELD, IL) Oct 25, 2012

Member since Dec 2006

First and foremost, this game is definitely worthy of a rental. It has a nice engaging story-line that will hold your interest from start to finish. The achievements are relatively easy to attain too. There were no multiplayer achievements so I didn't even touch that aspect of the game.

This game simply has one of the best stories for a third person shooter ever, which honestly isn't saying much, but you will enjoy it. The core game play is nothing more than your typical TPS stuff. This is not a bad thing, but if you're looking for a game that innovates through it's gameplay, this is not it. The campaign clocked in at about 4 and half hours for me on the hardest difficulty. Beating the game on the hardest difficulty unlocks an even harder difficulty. It took me about another 4 and half hours to beat it on that difficulty. It took me about 9.5 hours overall to get all the achievements.

The good:
-Engrossing story
-Campaign doesn't drag on and manages to find that sweet spot
-Solid TPS mechanics

The Bad:
-Multiplayer: I heard it's a lag fest, and the game provides no incentive to try it out.
-No innovation in terms of gameplaye

The Ugly:
-Lack of content. Expect to get everything in this game done in 10-15 hours.

Verdict: 7.5/10 Rent this one folks, you will not be disappointed. Buying this could lead to some buyers remorse due to the lack of content.

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GF Rating

Very Good

Great Story, decent gameplay, ok graphics

posted by justhinkin (LAS VEGAS, NV) Oct 24, 2012

Member since Dec 2009

Story blows you away. Never once did I want to send it back because I thought it was too long, or too boring, keeps you constantly interested in it and it has nice little actions that semi-effect the rest of the story. The graphics were decent for a shooter, and the gameplay style was simple and easy to maneuver. Pros- story, ease of gameplay, interactive, nice variety of weapons. Cons- too short.

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GF Rating


not very good.. just ok..

posted by bubbles0509 (CLINTON, IN) Oct 24, 2012

Member since Oct 2012

this game was ok.. graphics were basically good.. but didnt care for it.. sent it back the following day..

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