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.
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.
Excerpt: Yar-har matey! Captain Jack Sparrow is back on the high seas with Will Turner and Elizabeth Swann in another pirate adventure . It's based on the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest movie and it lets you play through the action, adventure and fun on the Nintendo DS .
Pirates of the Caribbean- The Legend of Jack Sparrow
24 January 2007
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is I am always weary of playing games that have been based on movies – especially when the movies are box office hits. Game developers can either add value to the film’s name, or drag it completely in the dirt.
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.
Excerpt: Age of Pirates is an example of a game idea that is competent but leaves a lot to be desired once players actually give it a try. The game is more or less a retread of the Sea Dogs franchise, a pirate simulation series also developed by Akella (the last game in the series was renamed Pirates of the...
Summary: The life of a pirate must have been pretty rough, and being rough is one thing Age of Pirates: Caribbean Tales certainly nails down pat. This convoluted, buggy game greatly overextends itself, presenting an open-ended role-playing experience that combines ship-to-ship combat and on-foot exploration...
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