Reviews and Problems with The Chronicles Of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
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The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena
8 June 2012
Excerpt: Games based on movies are bad… with that in mind, Fragland editor b|0-0|n started his review of The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay. The game however, proved the opposite and swiftly became a top title for the Xbox console.
Conclusion: Assault on Dark Athena is not only a uniformly great first-person shooter; it also represents fantastic value for money, especially if you happened to have missed the gravel-voiced one’s initial foray onto the original Xbox and PC.
The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena (PS3)
21 May 2009
Excerpt: When The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay, a futuristic first-person shooter (FPS) starring Vin Diesel hit gamers back in 2004, it packed identity into every corner, even if it was a little confused about the FPS status quo.
Summary: It's difficult to come to grips with a release like The Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena, because it's made up of several disparate components of varying quality. The shining star here is the slick retooling of 2004's Escape from Butcher Bay, the illustrious Xbox action game that helped...
Pros: Butcher Bay is still amazing, Fantastic lighting and shadows, Great character models and voice acting
Cons: New content is cliche and tedious, Troublesome artificial intelligence, Multiplayer feels tacked on
Excerpt: When Escape from Butcher Bay hit Xboxes it was immediately labeled a must-play, a sleeper-hit and Vin Diesel-iscious. Five years later it steps out of the darkness, recast in high-def, spruced up with a second campaign, and bolstered by multiplayer.
Conclusion: When you think about it, the Riddick stories probably resemble those of videogames more than anything else right now. That’s probably part of why the Riddick games are at least as respectable as the movies are.