Excerpt: It was a serene moment. A few E3s ago, two men from a gaming magazine were invited to see a "behind closed doors" presentation of an upcoming sci-fi title for the Xbox. It had been written by renowned science fiction author Orson Scott Card and was under "feverish" development.
Excerpt: There was obviously a lot of ambition placed behind Advent Rising . Publisher Majesco worked hard to promote the game, even going so far as to put the game trailer in theaters and attach a contest to the game. Even with all of that, the game stumbled under it's own ambition.
Pros: Nice sci-fi theme, Voice acting really sells a decent script, Lots of gun and power-basd action
Cons: Graphics are inconsistent at best, Framerate can give you whiplash, Flick targeting conflicts with camera control
Conclusion: A very compelling storyline, with lots of potential, but unfortunately dampened by a bad framerate and one too many glitches. Overall, it is definitely worth the play, even if itâ€™s just a rental.
Excerpt: Advent Rising is a game that has gained a lot of attention since it was first announced a few years ago, most notably since the game's narrative was being penned by Orson Scott Card, best known for the “Ender” series.
Summary: Advent Rising is a 3rd person, action/adventure game presented in a stunning cinematic format that delivers an unprecedented variety of addictive game play experiences. Built on the Unreal Warfare Engine, it offers precise, refined play-dynamics with action-packed adventure and style, wrapped in a...
Excerpt: Advent Rising is a title I have been waiting on for the past several years. Majesco has been shown off this title in their E3 booth for multiple years and finally-after the longest wait-the game shipped to retailers.
Conclusion: As much as I was disappointed with Advent Rising and as the game had its problems, it still had its positive moments to. The game has a lot of action from start to finish and they were times in the game that I thought the potential in the game was showing through the problems.