Summary: The game is enjoyable, but the music loop that plays and plays and plays and plays and plays, My God, it still stuck in my head and I haven't had the game on in months. It sounds like an old russian choir singing 6 notes over and over and over and over and over - Really SEGA? You couldn't do anything better?
Summary: I am a Mech fan so when i saw this game i was like yes more Mech.....Ok when I say mech ,I meant the anime kind where I can boost here and there or just boost period. This is a mech sim and the mech moves sooooooooooo slow .. but it is a mech so i will play it through to see how i like it i just started the game.
Thoroughly trained in English but all I can say is "Eh..."
J.S. Knapp "ViperMan", Amazon
6 May 2008
Summary: I have been piloting 100-ton "Mechs" in fictitious environments for over a decade. I began playing Battletech on a ~50 Mhz Pentium in a "lush" 16-color setting. Since then I have customized and outfitted hundreds of mechs within every title of the "Mechwarrior" mech-combat series. I know the intricasies of mechanized combat. And yet still all I can say about Chromehounds is "Eh." The mechs are OK, the graphics are OK, the gameplay is OK, the options are OK...
Summary: The HOUND moves like a grandma, that means slowly. Graphics are okay, I've seen better. The HOUND has good detail everything else not so great. The gameplay is worthy enough to play. Toggling between the map, inside the HOUND veiw, weapons and the weapons range, and outboard camera is a little bit of a constant struggle of rediculousness. You're ever changing veiws and the map covers everything up so you can't leave it showing.
Conclusion: The learning curve for this game is far too steep its quite a good idea but going anywhere in a mech takes too long its not very action orientated. Very tactical aswell (well in a rock, paper, scissors way ) a good attempt by Sega but if your looking for the next Armoured Core continue waiting. The interface is rather fiddely aswell with the single player element being shallower than paris hilton you really need a Live subscription to get anything out this game.
Summary: This is an extremely well rendered game graphics wise. Playability and customization of the machines is very well done. I would have liked to see some better offline portions to the game. If you like games that are basically only online playable, than I highly recommend this game. If you are like me, and prefer both offline and online gaming, you will be disappointed by the fact that there are only 36 offline missions which are easy to complete, and fairly short.
Summary: Chromehounds is fine if you really like the mech genre. I'm finding out that I may not really like the mech genre, and this game is helping me solidify that. I've also played Mech Warrior, and I am getting basically the same thing with Chromehounds. Shooting things and blowing them up is fun, of course. However, the environments aren't that interesting. I think the thing about mech games is that they are all one dimensional. You move your mech around and shoot stuff.