Conclusion: Star Wars Battlefront is undoubtedly the Star Wars experience that we all wanted, it’s just a shame that there’s a distinct lack of content. That said, playing Battlefront is as close to being in a Star Wars movie as you're ever likely to get.
Excerpt: Somewhere between “Why is the sky blue?” and “How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie-Pop?’ lies Dark Sector, the answer to the question, “What do you get when you combine Gears of War with that crazy weapon from the movie Krull?
Conclusion: The "Glave", which is your primary weapon through the game, recieves many upgrades such as controling it's flight path, stealing weapons (which makes no sense because enemy weapons have an anti-infection device on them), and also conductivity.
Excerpt: Dark Sector can't escape the comparisons to other games. It's one part Gears of War and another part Resident Evil 4. Despite the fact that developer Digital Extremes has been quick to distance the game from these two modern classics, in many ways it's a good thing.
Excerpt: Having worked with Dan here at GameCritics for so long, sometimes it feels as though we think with the same brain. More often than not, we champion the same underdogs and see value in titles that others don't.
Summary: On a console stuffed with shooters, a new entry in the genre has to do something special to really stand out. Dark Sector brings the heat with a bladed throwing weapon and ability progression that keeps you playing just to see what nifty stuff you’ll get to do next.
Excerpt: Dark Sector tells the story of the ludicrously named Hayden Tenno, a US government murderer dispatched to a small town somewhere in the former Soviet Union to kill his former teammates, who have decided to take their murdering freelance.
Conclusion: What tipped the scales and made me buy this game at full price was that it came out of London, Ontario and I felt that if I’m going to throw my money away at least let it be to a home grown cause.
Conclusion: Overall, Dark Sector is a passable first try. For a new action title, it has the potential to pick up a franchise. There are many subtleties to the game which make it an immersive experience; be it the exclusion of any HUD in a 3rd person perspective and a great graphical prowess, or markers on your...