Reviews and Problems with Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
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Gaming Addicts Network
2 March 2006
Excerpt: Now here’s a game that I expected to be somewhat lame, and somewhat predictable. Well, I was half right. While definitely predictable, in that amoral, pay-no-attention-to-the-moral-implications-just-go-out-and-kill sort of way, it’s far from lame.
Pros: + Concept Translates Well, Game Play Smooth and Fun, High Quality Graphics
Cons: - Short in Length, Non-Bosses not as Challenging, Low Replayability
Excerpt: Apparently the good people at Midway noticed that there was a genre going unrepresented on the video game store shelves: the Evil God Simulator. To fill this void, they offer PsiOps: The Mindgate Conspiracy .
Excerpt: As the title suggests, Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy isn’t your standard third-person stealth shooter. Indeed, the subtitle – “Your most powerful weapon is your mind” – pretty much explains it all, but to suggest that Psi-Ops is a one trick pony would be selling it criminally short.
Excerpt: Aren't big guns and fist fighting enough for you people? Why does your insane lust for violence demand new ways to kill? Well, I hope you're happy, because now you have the opportunity to pick people up with your mind and smash them off walls. Still not enough?
Excerpt: Take one part third person shooter, add in some light puzzles, and mix heavily with five different kinds of psychic powers, and you get a healthy serving of Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy . The detail in both the models and the levels are great.
Excerpt: I'll be the first to admit that I had written Midway off as a developer on track to crash and burn in the style of 3DO or the soon-to-be-tanked Acclaim. Gone, I thought, were the days of Mortal Kombat where Midway ruled the arcades, instead replaced with poor cash-ins of old licenses with mediocre...
Conclusion: As you progress through the game you gain access to six psionic powers: Telekinesis, Remote Viewing, Mind Drain, Mind Control, Pyrokinesis, and Aura View. Telekinesis is pretty much what you’d expect, pick up an object or person and throw it/them or bring the object to you; it’s pretty cool to be...