Reviews and Problems with Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
29 October 2012
Conclusion: If you're a fan of Splinter Cell stealth shooters and don't mind a broken melee system, you might want to rent it. If you like a fast paced multiplayer game with a few different gametypes, you could consider this.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Review
2 December 2009
Excerpt: When presented with the choice of two games, 2004's Escape from Butcher Bay and 2009's Assault on Dark Athena, only one thing ran through our mind: how has it been five years since Riddick dazzled on the Xbox?
Summary: It’s taken me a while to get around to Starbreeze’s remake and expansion of Chronicles Of Riddick, but I’ve finally punched and stabbed my way through it. The original game is one of my favourite olden FPS games, as detailed here , but can this contemporary-tech revamp and sizable sequel live up to...
Conclusion: The second campaign is much the same, with some focus later on this remote grenade-launching type gun and the type of puzzles it can solve, but it’s no portal rifle. And another thing I found funny was how easy it was to locate the point in the second campaign where the developers planned a...
Excerpt: When I first started reviewing games I struggled with whether or not the success of a sequel’s predecessor should be taken into account when reviewing it. Is it really fair to judge what is essentially a brand new game partially on what came before it?
Conclusion: Assault on Dark Athena is the new story-driven content here, and it takes place after the events of Butcher Bay. It retains some of its predecessor's strengths, and even improves on a few of them.
Pros: Butcher Bay is still amazing, Fantastic lighting and shadows, Great character models and voice acting .
Cons: New content is cliche and tedious, Troublesome artificial intelligence, Multiplayer feels tacked on.
Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena Review
8 April 2009
Summary: I won’t go into the pros and cons of PC game DRM, but it boils down to this: DRM does more to punish legitimate consumers than it does discourage piracy. The developers must be rather precocious to assume that everyone would want their game enough to protect it at this level (3 installs and you’re...