Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine – Second Opinion
18 February 2013
Excerpt: It must not have been sitting well with LucasArts to see a game franchise that was once credited for spawning Lara Croft being thoroughly surpassed by her. I'm sure the developers went to work on Infernal Machine with the goal of unseating Ms. Croft from her throne.
Excerpt: After many previews we’ve finally received the definitive version of Infernal. Those previews were positive, but it wouldn’t be the first game that ultimately doesn’t manage to fullfil the expectations.
Conclusion: Infernal has several decent ideas, but nothing quite comes together. Might be an interesting bargain bin pickup, but there are too many other great games out to spend your money and time on this one.
Conclusion: If you haven't already guessed, The Orange Box is well worth the price you pay for it. While the single-player games are a little on the short side, the achievements and multiplayer action of Team Fortress 2 will keep you playing for months.
Excerpt: Infernal is something of an oddity. As a third-person shooter on the PC it's got many of the qualities you'd want: great visuals, a large arsenal of weapons, special powers and diverse locations.
Conclusion: Would I recommend this to fans of the FPS genre or those who like to play on the darker side of the tracks? No, honestly I wouldn’t waste anyone’s time with false prophecies about Infernal.
Excerpt: Ah, yes. A war between Heaven and Hell being waged right here on innocent little Earth. We've seen this premise in many movies and video games, and every time someone comes up with an interesting, slightly new take on the whole thing. Whether it's the man standing between both as in
Excerpt: When I first started playing Infernal , I was actually pleasantly surprised. It reminded me of Winback for the Nintendo 64—frenetic third-person shooting with a basic but effective cover system that adds a bit of flair to the combat.