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6.1 out of 10

Advent Rising

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Overall 5
5.5

Advent Rising

Into Liquid Sky
18 December 2005
  • 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. Featuring a script co-written by famous author Orson Scott Card, the story, while not the most innovate piece of literature, proved to be interesting enough to keep the average gamer interested.
  • 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
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Overall 5
5.3
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 7
7.0
Storyline 5
5.0

Advent Rising Xbox Review

Game Info Wire
22 September 2005
  • Excerpt: The game clearly wants to feel like an interactive movie, and this is an idea that looks good on paper, but is really hard to get right in practice.
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Overall 6
6.1
Features 7
7.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 7
6.5
Lifespan 4
4.0

Advent Rising

Gaming Target
8 August 2005
Overall 6
6.0

Advent Rising

Thunderbolt Games
21 July 2005
  • Excerpt: I’m a guy. Therefore, I’m genetically inclined to be keen on futuristic weapons, space travel, funky-looking aliens and pretty much anything else sci-fi related. Now, before you scold me for using a stereotype to draw a sweeping and potentially simple-minded assumption, let me just add that I’ve actually seen a seemingly innocuous “Star Trek vs. Star Wars” argument almost come to blows. So yeah, guys love them some sci-fi.
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Overall 6
6.2

Advent Rising

Game Over Online
27 June 2005
  • 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. Thirty minutes and a dozen or so controller hand-offs later, the two men realize that they have heard very little of what the gentleman giving the presentation has said, as the on screen action...
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Overall 6
5.7
Design 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
6.5
Graphics 5
4.5
Sound 7
7.0

Expert Review

Game Freaks 365
4 June 2005
  • Excerpt: After two years of development and a lot of hype, Majesco and Glyphx's Advent Rising has finally released. Unfortunately, it falls well short of my expectations and I ended up vastly disappointed by almost every aspect of the game.
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Overall 7
6.5

Expert Review

xbox-gamer.net
3 April 2006
  • Conclusion: 13 /20 Mix d’Halo et de Crimson Sea, Advent Rising arrive à se démarquer de la concurrence grâce à son scénario d’exception et son ambiance unique. Glyphx, qui réalise ici son premier projet sur Xbox, s’en sort plutôt bien, même si on aurait pu en attendre plus du moteur graphique, somme toute assez banal. Si le gameplay se révèle plutôt jouissif, on ne peut que regretter les nombreuses chutes de Frame-Rate et les quelques bugs qui viennent handicaper la jouabilité.
  • Pros: Scénario en béton, Bande sonore d’exception, Des personnages attachants, Gameplay jouissif, Une ambiance unique, Superbes cinématiques, Seulement 40€…
  • Cons: Pas de multijoueurs, Durée de vie un peu courte, Quelques bugs, Graphismes dépassés, Chutes de Frame-Rate
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Overall 6
5.5
Gameplay 5
4.5
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 8
8.0
Lastability 5
4.5

Advent Rising

JeuxVideo.fr
31 December 2005
  • Excerpt: L'ambitieux projet de trilogie qui avait germé dans l'esprit des développeurs de Glyphx arrive finalement chez nous. Malheureusement, comme l'avait laissé craindre la preview, le résultat est bien loin d'être à la hauteur des espérances. Maniabilité hasardeuse et réalisation bancale suffiront à laisser l'amateur de science-fiction sur sa faim.
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