Good but Not Perfect
Surprisingly amid most of the bad reviews I found I enjoyed this game a lot. Although it follows the Gears of War formula, it felt refreshing to play something that wasn't Gears. Syd I thought was a pretty awesome character in his own way, and Filena (considering this was made by Tecmo, makers of Dead or Alive) was pretty awesome herself. Her weapon was kind of a cool idea, shame though the player isn't allowed to use something similar. Overall I had a fun experience with it, but now time to look at the whole picture. First complaint, was the story is really broken. Meaning that there are a lot of gaps that I would like to see filled. I think their intention was to take the "there is going to be a sequel" approach with the story, revealing only enough for the player to get a minimum grasp of what is going on. My second complaint is the lack of grenades, this is a game where they definitely would be useful, especially when enemies are just shy out of reach for your weapons. A game like Dark Sector I find myself forgetting I even have grenades, mainly because they are not needed but here it would be extremely helpful. My third complaint would be that there is at times too many enemies for Syd alone to handle without a bunch of trial and error. Well, I'll save the rest for a full length review I plan to do but I'll close with this, if you expect it to be Gears of War, you won't like it. I like a lot of off the wall titles, I really hardly find myself playing mainstream titles, so I enjoyed it even though there are aspects I nitpick. Hopefully one day I may be the one making the sequel to it and it'll contain a lot more character backgrounds and such that was missing in the first. I am especially going to add grenades lol xD But if you are looking for something to try out I recommend giving this a try. It isn't the greatest game ever, but it certainly isn't the worst. I think people are too basis on it because it ISN'T like Gears, but it would get boring if everything was don't you think?
Dont Buy It
Horrible storyline, HUGE LET DOWN! go play pokemon instead :)
Not all attempts end in Success
I hear that this game is compared to Gears of War. And yes I thought about that when I first played it as well even before reading others saying the same. But what I ALWAYS said was this was "Playstation's attempt at trying to make a GEARS OF WAR."
The graphics are very nice and similar style to a Gears of War. The controls are easy to figure out and easy to hop right in. My problem with this title is the repetitiveness and the linearity. This game does look very good and I would recommend this title ONLY to a Casual Gamer....Because it is the same nonsense over and over again ....the enemies are not challenging ....you follow a set path and just Duck and Shoot over and over again.....I lost interest with this title almost immediately.
Like Gears of War, but NOT Gears of War!
I've played Gears of War 1 & 2 with a friend, and loved it! I don't own an Xbox 360, so I was psyched to play this one. I read a couple reviews and everyone says it played a lot like Gears of War. Well, YES it does, BUT it's not Gears. By that I mean if your looking for Gears, then play that. If your looking for a good third person shooter/action game LIKE Gears, then this is your game! In my opinion, it's pretty sweet. Haven't played any of the online yet cause the Playstation Network is still down, but I can't wait to try it. My only complaint is that some if not most of the trophies are semi-easy. They're hidden too, which I can't really figure out why, but overall...I recommend at least giving this game a shot. My advice would be to rent it for a night and see how you like it before buying it, or just keep renting it till you're done. Whatever your poison is.
The first few chapters (VERY first few) were cool. Then, it got really old because all you do is progress, shoot hordes of enemies, and then move on again. I like the whole duck and cover, but with so much action and many enemies shooting at you...I expect the controls to react faster. I'll press reload or change guns mid-battle, only to find out my gun hasn't reloaded or it hasn't switch. If you die, you will have to start right AT the checkpoint! So....try not to die, or you'll watch the scene and do everything over..and over..
A lot like Gears.. not bad at all though.
This is not a bad game at all. I've read so many negative reviews about this game that i waited until the price went down to under $29 to buy it. The reason that I still want to buy this game regardless of the negative reviews? thats' because I tried the demo and it wasn't bad at all. It's so sad that most of the reviews about this game were so biased. If Gears of War didnt exist, this game probably would get a rating of 7.5 or 8 in all fairness because most reviewers compare this game to Gears of War. Yes the gameplay is very much like Gears but so what it's just like Dante's Inferno is to God of War but Dante's Inferno is still a fun game on its own. This game certainly can't beat Gears of War but it does have some likable differences. So if you're into shooters you definitely should give this one a try. Can't wait til I get my hands on Gears 3.
Here's my theory
I very much enjoyed this title don't know why there is so much hate out for this game I would put this game in my top ten for this year hands down I would MUCH rather play this game then beat gof all over again for the 3rd time now its 29 bucks go buy this I promise u will enjoy
I loved Gears of War and I was excited that this game was just like it. We finally have a game just like it on the PS3. People don't know what they are talking about when they say its a bad game.
This game is horrible
I'm sorry i played this for a couple hours, got thru plenty of the levels...the game is choppy and poorly executed, i wouldnt recomend this if u enjoy third person shooters...it kills the feel and is not fun at all...so i would recommend u save your money and not even buy this game
a lot like gears of war
great gameif you like gears of war this game is alot like it very fun game ..would recommend ......