| The world you traverse, even in the original Mario, tells a story.
The tall shiny buildings of the rich tower over the labyrinth of dirty favelas below.
It''s crazy to think how a lack of power-ups can really, really bring down the fun factor in a racing game, but that''s definitely the case with Fireburst.
Oftentimes, a reviewer will bash a game and make up faults because he isn''t good at it.
Zombie groans pop out all over the place, and the ambient music really keeps the hair standing on the back of your neck as you fight through the city.
It''s hard to keep your endurance up when you''ve just been humiliated by a few simple moves.
" But then I played it and was totally changed.
” You''ll get that after you see the movie.
Difficulty: EasyThis is clearly for beginners in the genre.
5The unit models look fantastic, with great textures and high polygon counts.
if you understand it.
0If it wasn''t for the strange AI the gameplay ranking would be at least one point higher.
For hardcore fans, it tells them they aren??檛 intelligent enough to figure it out themselves.
The sad part is that even with these good ideas the fighting itself becomes the most disappointing of hurdles you must deal with.
The other, more strategic element is the necessity to use both characters.
Players could recover from a crash only to end up in another.
At least the game''s music sounds good throughout the game.
Some of the game''s character models are actually decent while others look slightly distorted.
You start the game choosing from seven different classes and thusly seven different races.
Maybe it was intended as atmosphere, but it comes off merely as a nuisance.
The graphics in the game do a nice job of pulling off a comic book look without being too simplistic or “cartoony.
The problem is that the game has very little detail and the main culprit is the enemy characters.
2001: Jak & Daxter and other action/adventures give way to camera controls with an analog stick.
However, that doesn??檛 necessarily mean all the ideas work.
But that''s not easy to do in this game, and it''s all because of the camera.
You fly across 3D stages, shooting at Galagas while occasionally collecting power-ups using the help of a tractor beam.
After that they''re just annoying.
Visually, the game is not the prettiest when it comes to the human character models.
Never mind the fact that the Scott Pilgrim books are designed to end with a boss battle, and into six of them with that.
But never mind, that would make this mini-game too easy.
As a last resort, the agent springs his twin brother, Ramiro Cruz, out of jail and guides him into the underbelly of Mexico''s criminal underground.
I love scary movies, scary books and scary games.
Fear not: there are 75 levels, plus three survival modes which run players against the clock.
Meet Bernard - Bernard is a glutton for punishment, and will likely get his fill this fight.
The best way to describe the game is to say imagine the most intense 2D side scrolling game you''ve played with a crazy storyline with a ton of characters to choose from (and unlock) and a small dash of character building thrown in to spice things up.