Excerpt: What happens when a Japanese developer seeks to make a Western game that apes Japanese culture? No More Heroes 2 is the gonzo answer to that question. A simple enough button-masher at heart, NMH2 enters the fantasy city of Santa Destroy where assassins roam the streets searching for their next victim.
Summary: As an RPG, " Alpha Protocol " does a respectable job, and its most considerable strength is undoubtedly its open narrative, but, when it comes to the action side, things begin to falter slightly, ultimately leaving Obsidian’s game as a likeable but deeply flawed hybrid of a game that is worth – be it via a reduced price or through a rental – a look, but one that really is crying out for a sequel that could refine the mechanics and better reach the potential of an...
Conclusion: Despite some genre-redefying levels of complexity to the available routes you can go, there's no denying that Alpha Protocol feels just a bit whittled down from its true potential. Good thought it may be, it's just one step short of greatness.
Conclusion: Alpha Protocol is a 2010 release of Ubisoft’s 2007 release of Haze. While the game didn’t live up to the hype it was given, it does feature several next-generation elements that simply weren’t executed perfectly. While I’m about to overlook faults within the game if I like what I’m playing, many will see these same faults as a reason to avoid the game altogether.
Excerpt: It's always exciting to try new things, and an espionage RPG set in modern day really fits that bill. Especially if that RPG is for the console platform, where there's a real dearth of clever gaming (though Alpha Protocol is also out for the PC.) I kind of had visions of the venerable Deus Ex in mind when I popped AP into the PS3.
Summary: Loyalty carries a price and no one knows this more than agent Michael Thorton. A talented young agent cast out by his government, Thorton is the only one with the information needed to stop an impending international catastrophe.
Excerpt: The highly anticipated game by SEGA has finally arrived on Australian shores with Alpha Protocol, a third person RPG action game. Gamers control a secret agent by the name of Michael Thorton who has been unceremoniously discarded by his government and to compound the situation, only he can stop an international threat that he has discovered.
Summary: Originally announced in early 2008, Alpha Protocol has already been delayed over a year past its original first-quarter 2009 launch window. Fortunately for fans, however, in February the game was given a solid release date. Sega and Obsidian Entertainment’s ambitious third-person action role-playing game has finally arrived, combining full-fledged action sequences, stealth, and much more into one thrilling experience.