Excerpt: While on the trite side, the story does provide a reason for the game and also manages to match the futuristic visuals fairly well. In the future, the world relies on a global network known as “Project-K” to keep it’s fragile society in order, combating the explosions of overpopulation and crime. The network is so sophisticated that it’s A.I.
Excerpt: The graphics in Rez are quite interesting. In fact, I think Rez presents one 'flavor' of what the next tier of video gaming will look like. The gaming industry has sought more realistic graphics - even life-like realism. To some degree, we've actually reached that. But there is something that lies beyond being able to recreate the minute details of reality. There's artistic style. Rez is not the most realistic game you'll ever see. It's not supposed to be.
Excerpt: Video games are designed to take the player into worlds that may not exist in real life. Often games give us a glimpse of a possible future, an unlikely past, or even a chaotic slice of modern day that is rarely seen. These trips breed intense reactions and can engulf the player. Rez is a game that will suck you in and cause you to pound the controller until your forearm is numb and your eyes have become glazed and burning.
Excerpt: The creators of Panzer Dragoon and Space Channel 5 have struck gold! Incorporating worlds of each, the development studio, formerly known as AM9, has done it! United Game Artists have created Rez. A rail-shooter that is like no other videogame out there. In my book, this bad boy resides as the standout game among the music and rhythm genre. It currently includes the most innovative gameplay features, which relates your actions to the beath of the tunes.
Summary: A 3D shooter, made by a Sega sub-division specialising in music games, eighteen months in the making and dedicated to the Russian abstract artist Wassily Kandinsky? How can you NOT be interested?
Summary: Auch wenn das Spiel ein wenig kurz geraten ist, so bereitet es doch immer wieder Spaß und sorgt für Kurzweil, da man zwischendurch schnell mal eine Runde einlegen kann. Grafisch ein absoluter Hingucker, und soundmäßig absolut fetzig, hier zeigt SEGA was innovatives Gameplay bedeutet.
Ein Shooter, der zeigt, wie innovativ SEGA-Games sein können.