When we think of notable action hero adventurers and explorers of the “Lost World” genre in movies and videogames, we automatically point to Indiana Jones, Nathan Drake, and Lara Croft.
Fighting the waves, hunting for hidden treasure, swashbuckling on the decks of enemy ships… who doesn’t want to be a pirate?
Batman: Arkham Origins plays it entirely too safe when the series has so much room for growth.
We’re disappointed with that steep price tag considering the package isn’t complete, and it’s hard to see past the terrible frame stability in multiplayer. Though on single player missions, the game looks gorgeous. But if games like Call of Duty and Battlefield simply don’t do it for you anymore, you may want to give ARMA 3 a try, but it wouldn’t be a terrible idea to wait for a sale, or a permanent price drop.
Most gamers will walk away with a newly found–and hopefully temporary–fear of barnyard animals and British children.
All in all, Rome II feels like a rough beta rather than a finished product. We are almost completely disappointed with the what was no doubt, one of our most anticipated games of the year.
You’ll no doubt see a dollar to gaming hour ratio bonus in your favor. But at the same time, if you want to wait a little longer and see how Square handles their servers and how quickly they add more content to the game, that wouldn’t be a terrible idea either.
For those gamers out there who are constantly hoping to see Sonic come back and fulfill their non-Mario platforming dreams, you need to give it up. It’s never going to happen. More importantly, you need to be looking at Rayman for your high octane wall and ceiling running…