Conclusion: Battlefield: Bad Company is a perfect example of a talented developer taking an established franchise and fine tuning it to create a different experience. The new Frostbite Engine gives the destructibility of no other game out there. Online’s unique push and pull style of gameplay is very addicting. A much less serious story line is a welcome change to the now mundane “bad-ass marine” cliché that comes in so many games.
Conclusion: Despite any criticisms one may have for Zack and Wiki , disliking the game is not an easy thing to do. The game will captivate you from the very beginning, and not let you go until you see the credits scroll. All Wii owners, especially those feeling the lack of quality games for the console, should look into Zack and Wiki ; I can almost guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Conclusion: Right click is for help and the spacebar is for quick use - these are the most important things to remember during gameplay. Although Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales is not much different from its predecessor Pirates of the Caribbean, it does provide a pleasant time for every merchant or pirate soul in the business.
Excerpt: Age of Pirates: Carribbean Tales is another take on the pirate genre, one made infamous by Sid Meier and his classic game Pirates! . However, besides the eye patches, tropical islands, and parrots, that’s about the only similarity between the two games. Produced by Playlogic International and developed by the Russian company Akella, we shall see how this title fairs in the rough waters of the game industry. Visually, this might be its strongest area.
Excerpt: Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales is the latest title from Akella, a developer known for the work in developing games that feature the ruthless, blood-thirsty rebels of the sea; pirates. This latest title, a mixture of action adventure with some RPG elements, isn’t as impressive as one would have hoped.
Pros: Open-ended gameplay features some interesting role-playing elements, Impressive-looking water and weather effects
Cons: Prone to crashing and random acts of weirdness, Slow, haphazard pace goes from sluggish sea battles to silly on-foot fights, Convoluted, awkward interface, Wildly inconsistent presentation quality
Excerpt: Sir Henry Morgan was a sea captain who sailed the Spanish Main in search of plunder in the seventeenth century. He found plenty of it on the high seas and in various cities in Cuba, Panama, and Venezuela. Indeed, pirate Morgan was a living legend. When he was called a pirate in print, however, he sued for defamation of character. Incredibly, he won, and was awarded £200 by a London jury. It's interesting to realize that Pirates in general aren't really what we'd expect.