Excerpt: When a small-time publisher releases a game that seems to borrow from a number of other successful franchises, you don't have high expectations. But when the game turns out to be a hell of a lot of fun, only to be let down by a few bugs and poor game design decisions, you'll be disappointed, not...
Conclusion: In the end, Forza 2 has proven itself to be an outstanding title in most areas. The game has only minor blemishes in areas that are easily forgivable in light of the excellent quality and gameplay.
Summary: This shooter hits it target market right on the dot.
Pros: This game looks incredible and the story is well done; sounds in the game are also well presented and the music changes as the pace does; fast paced action and tons of fun.
Cons: A general lack of polish, including lackluster mouth movement in cut-scenes and a few graphical glitches; for the audio, cliches abound, as does cursing; can become extremely difficult quite quickly if you do not keep the difficulty level set lower than normal.
Excerpt: mat-a-dor [mat- uh -dawr] noun 1. The principal bullfighter in a bullfight who passes the bull with a muleta and then, in many countries, kills it with a sword thrust; a torero. As awesome as that sounds, I hate to inform you that unlike what the name of the game may signify, you won’t be fighting...
Excerpt: You are Max Payne, a gritty hero with an obvious attitude problem. Somewhere along the line you found out you could slow down time. Except, you aren’t Max Payne. You seem to be called El Matador, and what are you doing in South America?