Excerpt: Playing Vanquish is cleansing much in the same way that seeing a ridiculous summer action flick is. Sure, the story can be absurd and defy all logic, and the action can be all style and no substance, but you get what you want out of it, and that is to have a good time.
Excerpt: The Good : From the team that brought you Diablo, a fine and venerable pedigree. The Bad : They bring you a game a heck of a lot like Titan Quest, which was itself a Diablo knockoff. The Ugly : Only they made the interface more cumbersome, and ruined multiplayer utterly. Ahh Diablo.
Excerpt: When I first saw screenshots and trailers for this game I thought it was just another first person shooter along the lines of Pain Killer or the like. But upon purchasing this game, I found out that it was far from a FPS, it was a role playing game with elements of a fast paced shooter.
Excerpt: I first discovered Hellgate: London when I went to E3 a couple of years ago. An early demo was being exhibited. I remember speaking to Bill Roper himself, and being excited about this game. These were the guys that created Diablo, after all!
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Usually, the job of a game critic is quite simple; riding on the coat tails of a game’s negativity is the very pillar of our existence ( unless you are getting fired, heh! -Ed. ). Today, Hellgate: London offers us that joyous ride to what we in here call a ‘review’.
Summary: Flagship Studios' Hellgate: London is an RPG set in the immersive first-person perspective. With a completely randomized world that offers a unique experience every time you play, Hellgate: London introduces a demon-ridden place where the last survivors of the human race must meld science and magic...