Conclusion: The features that are marquee in Over the Hedge - on-the-fly co-op, combat/platform/collect combo gameplay, mini-games, unlockables - have all been done before, and pretty much better than in this title. Games such as Shrek 2 , Madagascar , and even Scooby-Doo!
Conclusion: In the end, I can see where Cold War was headed. There are enough unique features to the stealth genre , such as the x-ray camera and assembly mode, to acknowledge their existence, but that is really it.
Excerpt: Players: 1 Platforms: Xbox, PC ESRB Rating: Teen (Language, Tobacco Reference, Violence) Cold War is a third-person stealth action game in which the player controls American journalist Matthew Carter.
Excerpt: MacGyver meets CNN's Anderson Cooper. That's the best way to describe Matthew Carter, the protagonist in Cold War. Matt is a freelance American journalist. Following a tip from an informant, Matt has arrived in Moscow to witness a top secret meeting between USSR leaders and the head of the KGB that...
Excerpt: It's hard to remember what games were like before 'stealth action' started to arrive on the scene. A huge proportion of games in many genres have seen 'stealth elements' creeping in, to the extent that they have become second nature to many gamers.
Excerpt: Graphically, Cold War retains a decent quality, but it’s nothing near what other spy games like Splinter Cell offer on the Xbox. The immersion factor of DreamCatcher’s espionage shooter is pretty good visually, but some of the textures and other elements of the environment just don’t live up to the...
Conclusion: and Russian government officials. While covering the news story, Carter is framed for attempted murder and thrown in a Russian prison. Much like Splinter Cell, Cold War is played from a third person perspective.