Summary: XIII was, from the start, doomed to be a niche game which is appreciated only by those that are either fans of and enjoy the comics or those that can take a game without prejudices such as those that dislike the cel-shaded style of graphics. If you can play the game with a neutral feeling particularly toward the graphics then you'll soon discover that XIII is an original and above average first person shooter which has a lot of potential for future instalments (and...
Excerpt: Cel shading may be rapidly approaching the status of taboo, but games like XIII are helping to keep that title away. This is by far one of the best, if not the best, uses of cel shading. The developers have pulled off a comic book style motif in every visual aspect of this game. Cut scenes are done in blocked off frames with little animation, and the solid colors give the impression that you actually are reading a comic book.
Excerpt: Product Description Ubi Soft introduces cel-shading to the First-Person Shooter genre with the unique, politically-charged XIII. Discover the secrets of the conspiracy-rich plot and find out the mysterious connection between your shrouded past, and the President's assassination. Become a master of both stealth infiltration and weapons-based combat in order to survive a relentless slew of enemies.
Excerpt: XIII, lucky number or just annoying. The concept of cell shading has been used in various and assorted arenas. This ranges from adventure games, to platformers, even role-playing games have been cell shaded in the past. So the question is, what is the next logical step? The first-person shooter genre has been mostly about realism and trying to stay true to and intense and realistic feel. XIII finely releases with a completely cell shaded and comic book appearance.
Excerpt: Everyone anywhere have read comic's sometime in his or her life. Well now you can experience the full action of a comic, in a video game! The game is a comic, with the 쓭ash, Boom, Bang, etc.nd the cool looking comic style of a cel-shaded video game. XIII is a game that you would call something that was dug out of a comic book writer.
Excerpt: XIII brings something new to the FPS genre: an un paralleled sense of style and purpose. There just isn't anything to compare it to. A fantastic aesthetic and a great story are two of the very good reasons why you should click right here and read the review.
Excerpt: David Duchovny probably never imagined himself as a voice actor. The former star of the popular X-Files series that aired on Fox a few years back probably never expected the scope of his acting career to be limited to mystery/dramas either. But, even after that show has come and gone, Duchovny is still being cast into roles of characters with grim futures and pasts full of unanswered questions.