Summary: From the opening title screen to the first few minutes of action, BloodRayne: Betrayal is stunningly beautiful. Like the titular star of the game, the presentation is brash, over the top and savagely impressive.
Excerpt: In recent years, the Twilight films have given a sort of re-birth to vampires in media. Sure, they might not be the best portrayal of vampires. They are angsty and instead of exploding into flames when they walk into the sun, they glitter.
Summary: Very few people can claim to love BloodRayne as a franchise, and there's a reason for that. The original titles were critically derided, the series of Uwe Boll movies are particularly grotesque, and the comic books are obscure as Hell.
Conclusion: With practice and determination, you can come to grips with the cumbersome controls. And once you overcome the handicaps, Betrayal can be a lot of fun. Each of the 15 levels tracks your score, and though you can squeak by with an F rating your first time through, going back to raise that to a...
Pros: Making enemies explode is fun, Striving for high scores is satisfying.
Cons: Major control issues hound you in combat, Painful platforming sequences, Difficulty spikes quickly halt your progress.