Becoming far more than a stopgap between Assassin’s Creed Two and Three, Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood offers tantalizing open world gameplay within the massive ancient city of Rome.
Splinter Cell Conviction isn’t like any of the other titles in the series. This time around, Sam Fisher is out for himself, and can use stealth or run and gun madness to accomplish objectives.
Assassin’s Creed II is everything the first game should have been and more. Gone is all the repetitive grinding, replaced with a deep storyline and white-hot assassination action.
Think of the new Prince of Persia as a total reset of the series, taking the game in a fascinating new direction that for the most part is a refreshing wind of change.
Farcry 2 moves away from the monsters of its predecessor and into the reality of fighting for blood diamonds in Africa. The enemies are all human, but very monstrous nonetheless.
Assassin’s Creed combines good controls with beautiful vistas for an unforgettable game that follows the exploits of a twelfth century hitman.
Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory takes the stealth action genre to new levels, and earns rare perfect marks in every category.
It’s no surprise to anyone who has read my reviews and commentaries that I am a huge Metal Gear fan. Something about tactical espionage and stealth infiltration just piques my interest. Nothing is more suspenseful than sneaking up on an unsuspecting guard, where the slightest noise could mean the difference between taking a hostage or being a corpse. Solid Snake may have been the innovator of the stealth genre, but his successors add their own special skills to the mix (the lead character from Thief using shadows to hide in, and Hitman #47 disguising himself as an innocent courier). Last … Continue reading Snake Meets His Match