Reviews and Problems with Marc Ecko's Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure
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Marc Ecko’s Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure PS2 Review
31 May 2010
Excerpt: There’s probably a good few reasons why graffiti isn’t taught in art lessons at school, obviously not wanting to be held responsible for the defacing of buildings is one of them. Teaching such a subject would probably result in the entire school being plastered with wonderful works of art and a few obscenities aimed directly at the teachers as well.
Marc Ecko Presents Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure
1 October 2007
Excerpt: Marc Ecko Presents Getting Up: Contents Under Pressure takes the player to the back streets and alleyways of New Radius as a graffiti artist who has stumbled upon a government conspiracy. The dank and dark underbelly of the city is presented well. Everything from the dirty and graffiti-covered walls to litter-covered floors comes off nicely, but ultimately isn't anything impressive. Getting Up 's character models are a bit hit-and-miss.
Excerpt: LetÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s be honest. There arenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t that many graffiti games out on the market. The only others I can even think of are in the Jet Set Radio franchise by Sega. I enjoy this franchise quite a bit, but Marc Ecko is nothing like Jet Set Radio. Marc Ecko is straight-up graffiti on the streets and claiming territory as your own. This seems like a good concept, but there are many flaws within its structure that make it not as enjoyable as it should be.
Excerpt: Getting Up is essentially like Sega's Jet Set Radio series with a more realistic approach and minus the roller blades. As the young Coltrane "Trane" Crowley, you'll traverse the New York-esque Radius City in search of places to throw your name up. Just a "toy" (read: slang for newbie) in the world of street artists, you'll have to earn your way to the top. Of course, it doesn't just end there. Ecko dashes his fictional city with a little bit of magical realism.
Conclusion: Sicuramente adatti ad un pubblico esclusivamente adulto, anche se ormai certi cartoni animati, e soprattutto certi programmi tv, messi in onda in ore alla portata di tutti, siano molto più disiducativi della famiglia più strampalata che ci sia nel mondo della tv. Sicuramente ne I Simpson c'è meno ipocrisia e molta più sincerità e a volte può anche arrivare ad essere meglio della realtà che ci circonda!