Excerpt: The giant robots in Chromehounds are slow. Some of the ground textures in Chromehounds aren’t very attractive. The single player game is dull and relatively easy to complete. All of these statements are true, and you’re going to hear that from several other sources coupled with low scores.
Excerpt: It’s been ages since we played a good mech game. If I remember correctly, MechAssault 2 for the original Xbox was the last one. While we all keep waiting patiently for a new MechWarrior, Chromehounds for the Xbox 360 should curb our appetite.
Conclusion: Conclusion Overall Chromehounds operates like Armored Core's slow cousin. THe multiplayer was the most appealing aspect of the game but the single-player is alright and the customisation is fairly in-depth. So it is a game that I would recommend purchasing, provided its a cheap purchase.
Excerpt: Beautiful, mechanized flaming death. That's about all I have to say about that. I love mech games - from the early days of Battletech to today. The thrill of climbing up into the cockpit and going hound to hound in Chromehounds is sure not to disappoint even the more die-hard mech fans.
Excerpt: A lot of great people have suffered for their art: Van Gogh lopped off his ear, Salman Rushdie had a bounty put on his head for writing the Satanic Verses, and I played Chromehounds for a week.
Summary: Truthfully, the whole Chrome Hounds
affair ends up being embarrassingly bad. Though the persistent multiplayer
component is a step in a direction console games have needed to go for
a long time, without a decent combat system and interface it lacks the
excitement or staying power to get you your...
Pros: It's fairly pretty and the online stuff is a good effort.
Cons: The game plays like development team quit half-way through and Sega just decided to ship what they had anyways.
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Excerpt: It is the near future, and unlike summer 2006's North Korean fireworks display, things worldwide are getting scary. The trauma of living in a world of self-empowered willy-wavers has resulted in a plethora of Dick-slash-Heinlein-esque killing machines, striding across wartorn terrain, generally...