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Fallout 3 is yet the best version of this special video game. It is a famous role playing game (RPG) that features a unique gaming experience that is unlike any other online role playing games that are available in the market right now. The franchise for this game has been spreading worldwide because not only does it bring action and excitement to its players but also, it is well crafted which will definitely makes you engage with the game.
You will be playing the role of a Vault Dweller whose childhood memories will be shown on the beginning parts of the game. It is also through this time that you will be given a tutorial on how to manage the game. as the story states, you will be living in Vault number 101 which is designed specifically to keep people alive from a nuclear blast on the surface of the earth.
However, the story does not end there. You will be given the chance to look for your father on the outside world and for that, your adventure will begin. On your search for your father on the outside world, you will be able to check out the cook graphics and environmental design on the game. You will witness the streets of some places in the US – some familiar buildings still stand although in ruins as well as other landmarks that are now severely destroyed because of the nuclear disaster.
Although your main quest will be to search for your father, you will still need to do a necessary mission – to survive. Although the present world where you are shows a world that nobody can dwell, man still managed to survive during the chaos. Since resources will be limited due the nuclear bombs effect, you will need to look for means to keep you alive in the most unlikely places. One of which is to look for water in toilet bowls just to restore an amount of your health after a battle, or use medicines to satisfy your hunger. This will be a game of tactics as you will be doing lots of battles for survival with a limited supply of resources. Pretty much the challenge and pretty much excitement as a result. A master class in RPG gaming.
Sonic and his friends are relaxing, but then there are Babylon Rogues who area group of Whack birds start making their moves and Sonic is forced to use the power of Extreme Gear to teach them some manners. The main game is based on the rogues who are being taught some manners by our spikey haired blue hedgehog.
To control the game you stand with your feet side by side on a snowboard, think skateboard. If you move the the waist, the board will turn with it. This action takes a lot of time and you will strain while trying not to bend the waist, it is a task that can take time as you try to perfect it. When you want to activate boost, you should move your legs as though you are on a skateboard. When you crouch and jump straight in the air you do jumps on screen.
Each of the weapons has a specific motion control as well. The bombs are thrown like football, bowling is bowled. There are rings scattered all over and the players will level up as this increases the speed as the race goes on. If you are hit by the weapons then you will loose some rings and this translates to leveling down the board.
In Sonic Free Riders bikes are also featured and the players control them by standing as they face the screen with their arms held out. When you kick your feet you are activating the boost feature. All the items here control the same as though you are racing. Riding is easier because you can play while sitting on a stool.
In the Free Riders mode, the story is divided into a number of missions. Each of the teams has their own missions to accomplish. The missions look great however they all have a similar feel to them, unlike other Sonic games that change drastically on screen, level to level. The players here will have to learn the skills before they can embark on a full race though. You can also opt not to play race after another and get into doing other more specific challenges like collecting rings or using other special moves for a change of pace.
When you try to make your way through using the screens it is unnecessarily difficult, the menu control is poor, alot of messing about comes as a result. With the progress of the missions, you will earn new boards and some gear parts as well as earn rings that can be used to purchase more items.
Overall a few glitches and perhaps a wider array of screens and levels could of been formed, especially given some of the Sonic releases which are simply fantastic, i expected more to be honest, and less glitches with the game.
When talking about FIFA, all you normally think about is soccer played in big stadiums. This game is all about the sport of soccer, but in places other than official grounds, and in a style unique to the streets and parking lots. But to add a new ingredient to it, they have added extra styles to play the game. With FIFA Street 3, soccer is not just about scoring goals. This isn't just the same soccer game, though.
the soccer action of this game is fast-paced and fun, and not really for beginners; you should have your skills ready when you decide to play it. It has a single player mode and multi-player mode. For the single player, movements and game plan are limited. There are different new locations that you will be playing in. The fun part of the game is that you get to play real famous names from the soccer world. The “street” locations are made up of such places as beachside, parking lots, playgrounds, rooftop and an oil rig, seven in all. The skills needed in these new locations are not the orthodox ones and vary with from place to place.
I do like how each stage is vastly different. However, some of the moves are kind of unreliable. The ball actually seems to have a mind of its own and your players will sometimes just fall down for no reason at all. There are, unfortunately, no points for performing tricks which is a strange omission.
When it comes to the movements of the players, there really is nothing new to it. You still get those familiar moves that are used in soccer The winner is determined by the goals scored in a game just like a regular soccer game goes. The way you score and how many goals you make is what is important in this game, obviously. This is when a game plan will be needed. You can use this much in the multi-player mode. You can play the street challenge mode and of course, the multi-player competition. You can play with eight players online and compete with or against each other. If you play online, you may also join a world competition where you compete with national teams of different countries.
The graphics are better compared to other soccer games for Xbox 360. I like the cartoon style characters. The audio and sounds also appeared clear and crisp. The presentation is very good making the game even more interesting and prevented it from becoming too conventional. And the changes done to the locations have given more challenge to the gamers. Now, they do not just have to play in their usual soccer field. Skills will vary as they play on different locations.
I would have to say this game is just alright, but nothing great. There are a lot of missed opportunities and new plays that could have been dreamed up for soccer in the world outside of stadiums. I would rate it 6.5 out of 10
Bright Lights! Big Screen! is all about questions pertaining to movies and everything in them. You will be given clips from films and you get to answer questions about them.
In this game, there are four contestants and one of them is you. You will be given questions regarding a certain line, scene or anything else in a movie, and you buzz in if you know the answer. The person who buzzes in first gets to answer the question. The contestant that comes up with the highest score wins the game. Just how a quiz normally works, but you will come out of it with a little more knowledge of films.
They give out awards to contestants at the end of the game. Though there really is nothing new when it comes to the game itself; it is just a usual game show where there is a host and contestants. However, the way it was presented made a little more than just answering questions read from cards. But however you dress it up this game is for movie buffs. However, this game has no online mode which is quite disappointing which would have improved it a great deal.
Although, I will have to say this game does kind of seem like an expansion pack, as I have played the other two it seems to me to be really an add-on. Another thing, I think the bank of questions needs to be enlarged as did notice there are a lot of repeats.
The graphics are fine but not impressive. Though there are few flaws in this game, it still is what it is, a quiz game for movie fans, so if that’s what you want then go buy it. Marking it without regard to its question content, as far as the presentation of quiz games goes, its’s just above average.
Two of the most famed of English characters are here in this game. Sherlock Holmes is fictional, Jack the Ripper, although unknown, is not. The game tackles the horrific crimes, the mutilation of female prostitutes, which concerns the two characters. If you are after an investigative and detective type of game, that is what you will get here.
This game will let you control the famous detective and also his sidekick, Dr. Watson. You are in charge of gathering clues to solve these famous crimes. At Baker Street, Holmes’ Address, and at other locations, you will be solving puzzles, mind games and overcoming lots of obstacles to find clues that will help you solve this mystery case. With the game play and how the game was presented, even the most patient mind will have a difficult time getting around the challenges thrown at you by this game.
The storyline is well presented all through and gets even more interesting as the game progresses. It also has some funny and charming scenes. But what you will be amazed with are the puzzles being thrown at you. Sherlock Holmes was famous for his impeccable logic and some of these puzzles will leave you clueless as to their solution. This game is not for kids, the logic is far too involved and there are also scenes of violence. As an adult game, the plot and storyline are impressive and the smoggy, dull, dark, depressing atmosphere of late the Victorian London side streets and alleyways is well captured.
I was actually surprised that this game only had a teen rating, because Sherlock is known for his opium drug usage, and there is a lot of racial tension, references to prostitution, venereal diseases, and some pretty grim scenes of violence. You even go undercover as a tramp, however you voiceover doesn't really change when you are undercover. Kind of seems a little out of place.
There are a lot of hidden objects to be discovered and by the end of the game you’re the table on which you place them will be creaking under the weight.
The game controls are good. You can play in third person mode or from your characters viewpoint. Everything is pretty simple and it seems to be just point and click. There are no fancy controls that will take you hours to get the hang of. In fact, I got the hang of it after just 15 min. of gameplay. Puzzles are well designed and can be difficult. The graphics are good but dark, just as they should be for the scenes portrayed.
As you would expect from a title with Sherlock Holmes in it, this is a game of puzzle solving and logical deduction, and, although the action is, in my opinion, secondary, it is, along with the accompanying scenery and atmosphere, first class.
This game is obviously about Bolt, a weird looking thing, a dog with super powers. I had one like that once but it crapped on the mat so I got rid. But unlike the other games that are inspired from Disney films or contain well known characters, Bolt and his story in this game was made very differently. Instead of playing out the adventure on earth, he will have to take his powers to the wider universe. This gives the game its own identity and wider ranging plot. But still the character is the same; he is still the super, house trained dog with remarkable and probably unique abilities. He's well up to the challenges presented and the baddies he meets along the way.
For the game play, Bolt has two game types; the main story and the shooter, which is a mini game. For the main story you will either be controlling Bolt or Penny, another character that you can assume. These two will be dealing with various obstacles of an assorted nature, fights and puzzles and so on. Just like in the movies, Bolt has lots of super powers but there are villains who can do so much damage to Bolt that he quickly loses energy and strength. So you also have to practice using normal attacks. Penny, on the other hand, uses platforming and stealth to deal with her enemies. She also uses different weapons in order to combat them. Of course, the main goal of the main story is to finish off all the villains. The mini game can also be exciting but is rather short although it makes a welcome break from the main game.
The graphics and animation of this game are very good, as you would expect from anything that Disney lends its name to. The sounds are also good and clear.
A good game; the dog makes it work where it otherwise might not.
Two Worlds has always been compared with the already established role playing game Oblivion, which was released last year. Though the comparison made may be a little unfair, this game is still soaring with good character development and a free-flowing action any RPG enthusiast is sure to enjoy.
Two Worlds has to address the issue of its Xbox 360 design, which is somewhat similar to the PC design. This might sound a bit odd for most but also a well-accepted revelation in many ways as PC RPGs offer more depth compared to their console counterparts; especially on factors like the storyline, creation of characters and the game world itself.
What role do you play in this game then? A mercenary who is confused whether to save the world from inhabiting orcs or save your missing sister, you find yourself in the land of Antaloor where war between man and orcs is currently raging; this is practically where the whole game starts. Three hundred years have passed and the tomb where Aziraal rests has been found resulting in an aggravated misunderstanding between men and the orcs. While waging war, you are given quests like helping people or killing monsters can provide you both with fun and profit throughout the game.
After customizing your male character (sorry about that, ladies), you are ready to start slaughtering orcs, enabling you to have skill rewards for you to advance to the next level. Fighter character requires strength and vitality boosts, as well as extensive increase in powerful skills to inflict damage. A mage needs an increase in willpower and magical skills – to do necromancy and manipulate the four elements; while a jack-of-all-trades can also get hold of all these attributes.
There is no limit to the usage of weapons and spells and any character you choose can use alchemy. Crystals that boost up health and buff your stat can also be obtained in the game and can be used regardless of which character you pick. Combats are pretty straightforward. They may look easy but once your level increases, you’ll find the difficulty level changing. To survive in hard struggles, you have to do a lot of running and dodging from your enemies’ assaults. A multiplayer option makes Two Worlds stand out from any other RPG. You have to agree it’s something worth trying, right? However, you must also be aware that although this game is perfect for RPG fanatics, the game is not without problems.
To tick things off, the interface is adjusted to mostly close up shots on the screen. The gameworld is a bit vast and there are numbers of places to go to – which can be confusing at times and reading the mini map on the main adventure screen can be eye straining, and so are the number of icons that become unrecognizable if you attempt to adjust it to full size. The text used in the game is so small that you have to really put your face closer to the screen to read it. On top of all these flaws, the Xbox version is so patterned with a PC version that it misses on the essential item of using a gamepad and a google-box. In general though, the visuals and audio are not that good, but comprehensible enough to pass up for tolerance.
Two Worlds is a great game, despite the technical flaws on its Xbox version. RPG enthusiasts are at least assured of entertainment and fun when playing the game.
There are only a few games, and fewer developers that have dared create s rugby game simulation/game. Sadly, Rugby League Live has more bruises than any of its players combined for this season with its series of misses. Yes there are areas in which the game has done well, but it falls down in too many other aspects. The lack of certain modes and options which should be staples for this genre makes it bare. Overall, it is a disappointment.
One of the strengths of the game is in its passing. It feels solid, like how a rugby match should fell. Passing left or right is achieved thorough the usage of the shoulder buttons, while throwing cut – out passes is easily done by throwing directly to wider attacking players who were automatically signed 1 of 3 face buttons. Rugby League Live is most exciting when you are attacked as you pass the ball around looking for loopholes from the opposition. Good strategy is needed as well as perfect timing for you to be successful.
If offence is your tactic, being defensive does nothing good for you and your team. Tackles are highly imprecise. You press a button to turn tackle on but moving your player to the ball carrier is quite a mess as you might find yourself flailing around helplessly rather than running directly at players. The switch controls do little to help with this as they are unreliable and unresponsive. When you press switch to be the player closest to the ball carrier/ball, you are instead transferred to someone farther away, or worse, no switching happens at all.
The game modes are rather limited, as for offline play you can only play either quick matches or a full season, and that is it. No option for playing through multiple seasons is available and there is no franchise mode. Not even a practice mode is available for newbies. Sad sad sad. You can customize though, but you are limited to a few presets when creating a player, and their stats don’t improve throughout the game. Editing a real life team is an impossible task. Multiplayer can support up to 4 players both off – and on – line.
They never should have developed this game in the first place as it offers more frustrations than fun.
The game may not be as extravagant as the movie but it is still Tomb Raider and Lara Croft will be taking on several challenges to complete her mission. And, of course, you will play her part in all the actions in the game.
The game consists of different levels with all the usual challenges like fighting, puzzles, acrobatics, and mind games. These are what Lara Croft, on her own, has to unravel to finish the game and get to her main goal which is to deliver all of the diamonds she has promised. This is very similar to the movie. Unlike other games that use battalions of combatants to do the fighting, with this game Lara Croft is all alone in her mission. This is a role playing game that requires you to act fast, think and strategize.
The plot of the story is well matched with the character of Lara Croft. The story is well written and you would actually feel like it is still part of the movie you are playing. The good thing about this game is that it did not stray far from the story of the movie, so gamers and fans will not get lost when they play the game. The graphics are well created; you can see Laras moves clearly, and the design of each screen or scene is appealing. The sound or audio is also very good. The game sequence and the plot were properly inputted to make the game as organized as possible. The overall presentation of the game is impressive.
In conclusion, if you have been captured by the movie Tomb Raider, you will definitely be impressed with the game. It is highly exciting, fun and entertaining. This game has succeeded in making a passable game version of the film.
In the world of Rock music games, this is one of the best games as it has great oral accord. This game is made up of superbly linked music with marvelous art designs. The game has plenty of the Beatles songs you can also see the bands harmony. You will see the band members playing the guitars at the same time singing and dancing, this gives startling fun to the player.
For the last two years there has been development in the rock band games. However, The Beatles has beaten the rest of the bands in the games. The Beatles games blows up the gamers with their exciting and almost real life action between their songs. The diversity of the Beatles Songs will keep the game lively. When follow the Beatles career in the exceptional story mode you will unlock a multitude of videos and photographs which give you a charming real humans look. Those images coupled with the great designs help you to relate to the four members of the band. This makes you feel at home while playing because of the harmonized and brings your room to be fun-filled as your teammates and you enjoy the game.
In the Beatles Rock game you are treated to an extensive animated video that explains the artistic and musical careers of the Beatles. This prepares you for the game ahead of you. As you go through the story mode you will notice the emphasis put on the venues; the rough Cavern Club, there is the large rowdy Shea Stadium and also the quiet organized Abbey Studios. The movies and photos give you a better understanding of the Beatles. If the Rock Band members are new to you, these photos make familiarizing with them easy as you see them more casually.
Each of the songs is accompanied by a different video that reveals the theme of the song and where it is placed in the career of the Beatles. You will find Paperback Writer reflected by the vibrant Paul McCartneys vigorous singing to rowdy noisy fans. The elements of this gameplay are equivalent to those of Rock Band 2.The songs played on the Beatles Rock Band game are available in the Quick play mode. The only great difference is the completing story, the mode because you cannot modify the characters and they will always play as the Beatles.
You can be up to six players in this game. In the Practice mode you can have a guitarist, a drummer a bassist and up to three vocalists. These players make a good team with a great game. Beatles Rock game is. However; this game has disadvantages. One being that the game cannot play many of the Beatles songs. You will also find the game does not have end of jam sessions and drums involved, unlike in other Rock band games.
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