Conclusion: Orbient isn’t about engaging visuals or complicated controls, nor is it about complexity. What Orbient shines at is creating an experience that is fun to play as an escape from hardcore video games, yet at the same time engaging enough to play for hours on-end.
Excerpt: There was a time when the plucky orange bandicoot we know as Crash was locked in competition with the lovely Lara Croft as they both battled to become the mascot of the new PlayStation console.
Conclusion: As I said before, Crash of the Titans is a solid game that is just a little too average. There are some cool ideas lurking just below the surface. Radical should take the “jacking”� concept and the control scheme and spend a little more time crafting the sequel.
Summary: Pardon me, is that a Bandicoot on your back?
Pros: A great game for younger gamers, An imaginative and exaggerated mix of enemy types, Colorful and detailed graphics, Hijack mechanic keeps the gameplay fresh and varied, Simple but satisfying action
Cons: The concept sticks pretty close to predictable genre conventions, There is some irritating lag for motion-controlled attacks, You could beat the game in a day or two
Conclusion: Clash of the Titans is the perfect project to be undertaken by Radical Entertainment and Sierra Entertainment in order to re-invent the famed Bandicoot. While the average re-birth of a franchise or mascot tends to not live up to expectations, this is certainly one title that will be talked about for...