Spec Ops: The Line developed by Yager Development for the single player (I didn’t play the multiplayer) is a third person shooter set in Dubai after a giant sandstorm has forced the evacuation of all the inhabitants. Â The sandstorm lasted for months and comes back a few times during the game. Â This means the setting is desert areas juxtaposed with high class skyscrapers. Â If you are familiar at all with Dubai you should recognize a lot of the buildings. What sets Spec Ops: The Line apart from other “shooters” is…read more
I’ve been playing Prince of Persia Warrior Within at work during lunches, and I think that is the best way to consume this content for me.Â I can only really handle the frustration in small doses, and while this game isn’t as frustrating as Sands of Time was, it still has a lot. When I was a kid I was probably better able to handle doing repetitive, long battles but when I got near the end of this game I was always looking for ways to avoid the fights because…read more
Always on the cutting edge this past week I played the 8 year old Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time game for PC. The updated graphics were a really nice touch, too bad they didn’t update anything else like the terrible camera controls. As much as I loved the platforming in the game, I hated the combat.Â I think it’s due mostly to the controls being relative to the camera and the camera being not fixed.Â So you’d be fighting and just about to do a move and the…read more
I just finished the Prince of Persia game for PS3, it was a fantastic game, right up my alley. The game is basically a platformer/puzzle solving game, with a little battle thrown in to add some variety, and the free running and platforming play really well and are forgiving enough to not be annoying. Â For instance when you run past a ring, you can press O before, during or after it and it will not penalize you, but if you don’t press it at all, you will falll down.