Posted on Jan 12, 2011 under Nintendo DS |
Intriguing premise and unique gameplay mechanic
Compelling mystery that comes to a rewarding conclusion
A ton of memorable characters and great dialogue
Engaging, often suspenseful puzzles
Terrific visual style and impressive animation.
Gameplay doesn’t evolve at all until late in the game.
Dead men, the saying goes, tell no tales. Luckily, this old adage doesn’t apply to the recently deceased central character of Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective. In Ghost Trick, you take control of a soul who has no memory of his prior life and is desperate to uncover the truth behind his mysterious death. This investigation takes the form of a unique adventure game filled with terrific characters, compelling puzzles, and a labyrinthine mystery that keeps you guessing and that pays off in a big way. Don’t let the fact that the main character is dead mislead you: this lively adventure is a breath of fresh air. You’ve never played a game quite like Ghost Trick. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on Nov 03, 2010 under PC |
Clever and brutal weapon combinations
Focused mission structure keeps you moving
Psychopaths have disturbing backstories and offer challenging fights
Tons of hidden secrets to search for
Striving for completion in cooperative play is fun.
Long and frequent load times
Controls are not always responsive.
In the world of Dead Rising 2, there’s an activist organization known as CURE that pushes for the humane treatment of the living impaired. If only CURE realized just how much fun it can be to maim, behead, or otherwise massacre hordes of brain-craving zombies. Very little has changed since the release of Dead Rising more than four years ago, but the most important thing that has stayed the same is the thrill of being set loose in a town overrun by mindless monsters. Slice your way through these moaning monsters to save survivors, dispose of dangerous psychopaths, and uncover the terrible truth that could change everything. Read the rest of this entry »