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GAME Darksiders              

 

Overall Appeal

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     -This game offers large levels with a lot of movement and choice. There are some cool weapons, challenging puzzles and sweet executions

     -However, at many spots you may be wondering where to go to next and with the unreliable controls you may need to put it down at times and walk away

 

 

Fun Factor

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     -The is a fun game with a lot of elements and engaging gameplay

     -Some of the control issues may take away from game a bit, but you are sure to enjoy the bloody and brutal action

 

 

Replay Value

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     -The game has a pretty long single play campaign and a lot of satisfying executions and combat

     -But without other game modes or an online, once you have solved the puzzles you may not want to go back

 

 

Presentation/Graphics

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     -the graphics are pretty smooth most of the time, and are sharp and make the whole experience brutally satisfying  

 

 

Online

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     -Nothing          

 

 

Storyline

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     -Kind of a weak story, you are one of the Four Horsemen and you are following orders when bad stuff happens, Ahhh conflict where would the video game world be without it   

                       

 

Character

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     -War is a solid character, he is tough, complex, and not someone I want to mess with                              

 

 

Customizable

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     -Typical weapon choice, upgrade options, magic controls, pretty standard for this type of game

     -However, still not a lot of options 

 

 

Camera

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     -I was very happy to have this style of game with the dual analog camera control. Most games like this do not offer it, however you suffer not having the tactful dodging when in battle, but for a game with so much jumping and manoeuvring in makes the inconsistent controls much more bearable 

 

 

Controls

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     -The controls are one of the weakest parts of the game, mostly the jumping; inconsistent is the word that springs to mind

     -The fighting is fairly smooth and satisfying, but often the controls will be needlessly complicated and at time frustrating   

 

 

Game Mode

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     -Just the single player campaign                    

    

 

Gameplay Options

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     -The worlds are large and there are a lot of objectives, doors to unlock and choices to make

     -Most of your wandering off may lead somewhere but you are never sure while you are doing it  

 

 

Progression of Difficulty

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     -The standard difficulty settings at the beginning

     -The game is hard to figure out in parts, locked doors you cannot open, and many objectives that can make you stray and not end up completing

     -If you are experienced with this type of game you will have some solid challenges, if you are new to this style, you will have a lot of frustrating moments and be checking out the walkthroughs on more then one occasion 

 

 

Minor Details

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     -There are lots of weapons, lots of magic, lots of upgrades and lots to collect   

     -Sometimes the game feels a little to similar to others in this genre

 

 

Sound/Soundtrack

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     -The soundtrack is subtle but fits the game

     -The effects are mediocre

     -The voice acting is fitting, but a little cheesy 

 
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Also Available on:
PS3, Xbox 360
Genre:
Action Adventure
ESRB Rating:
M
Score:
Overall Score
Darksiders
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