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4.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent Story with so-so gameplay, 21 April 2011
I had high hopes for this game as as it was developed by the the creators of one of my favopurite ps3 games: Heavenly Sword and i'm happy to report thgat i was overall impressed with the game but i felt it lacked the scale and epicness of Heavenly sword. The Game begins on a brilliant high with you escaping and exploding slave ship and it is here where you meet trip, a hot girl with a penchant for hacking. the opening scene alone was so brethtasking i continued playing hoping for a similar adrenaline rush but was unfortunately denied. However this was maded up brilliantly thanks to the introduction to pigsy who added so comedy onto the tale and the final boss was a brilliant spectacle to behold with a sad twist.
Gameplay in this game is a mix of action elements and button mashing to more tactical encounters using trip to create hologram decoys to distract enemies while you close in for the kill and platforming sections. i felt this to be the most weak part as the tactical scenes felt weak as the situations felt too easy once you knew the kinks of the decoy meter.Same with the combat which i felt lacked depth as the same combos strings eventually became repetetive and boring which was a shame.
overall i believe this game is worth the story alone even if the the gameplay lacks in some areas. its great to see andy sekis in the game with multiple roles and its worth it for his awesome acting.