Stepping up for a second opinion on Free Radical's Second Sight, I find myself dissenting a bit from Andrew's evaluation. Like Señor Fletcher, I've now been through both of the curiously-timed psychic-powered releases mentioned in the main review. Unlike Andrew, I think I'm going to give the edge to Second Sight. I will say that both it and Midway's Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy are great, worthwhile games, but to me they are each appealing to different audiences despite the similar content.
Tag: Free Radical
Splicing the narrative, gameplay, camera work and player freedom so expertly, Second Sight is often seamless, making it one of the most comfortable 3D action games I've ever played.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Mild Language, Violence
TimeSplitters 2 is one of those games that sounds good on paper—it's about time travel, so every level will be set in a different era!—but in actual practice the concept proves to be somewhat of a disappointment.
I tend to enjoy games with a tongue-in-cheek sense of humor, but most don't pull it off very well. Oh sure, lots of games try. Very few games nowadays, in fact, seem unaware of their over-the-top, ridiculous natures. But most don't seem to understand how delicate the balance is between having an ironic or humorous edge and simply allowing the sheer excess of a game overwhelm it to the point of monotony.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Violence