Reviews and Problems with Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis
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Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis Review
9 February 2008
Conclusion: Just imagine if this was actually the best game developers could come up with these days. Snap out of your visions because Aquaman’s debut has been far from surreal; I have the mental scars to prove it. To those devoted fans of the beloved Aquaman, this game will probably make you want to swim with the fishes. Aquaman: Battle for Atlantis is a pathetic example of rushed development, and no one should be forced to witness the results.
Excerpt: Whenever people discover I'm a game reviewer, the result is almost always the same. Their eyes light up and they tend to respond with something along the lines of: "Oh, wow, that's great! You get to sit around and play games for a living." My response to this is usually just to smile and nod in agreement. What the majority of people don't realize is that most of us don't make much of anything for reviewing games—it's a labor of love.
Excerpt: Sometimes the reputation of a game draws me to it, because the game has such a bad reputation I get a desire to discover if the game is really as bad as it is made out to be. Aquaman is such a game. I have no major interest in Aquaman as a character, and, as I expected, this game did not change my mind in the matter. I went into this game expecting very little, and, as I was soon to find out, very little is exactly what I should have expected. Why do I say this?