Now that my review of Alekhine's Gun is up, I'd wager some are wondering just how it is that I came to the conclusion that it was a nearly 1-1 ripoff of Hitman Codename 47/Contracts with a little Blood Money thrown in! Well, this isn't that article, but it is […]
Duck and Cover Time!
HIGH Watching my flaming machine gun turrets tear a boss to pieces.
LOW Trying to handle multiple annihilators simultaneously in single player.
WTF Seeing "You will respawn at the end of the round" in a one-round map. Thanks.
It's Pretty Attractive, Yeah
HIGH The fistfight in the elevator.
LOW Reaching for the "crouch" key, then remembering that there isn't one.
WTF The Easter eggs tucked into the menus.
The Last Starfighter
HIGH A sharp set of mechanics and modes offers many satisfying ways to play.
LOW The arcade mode suffers from numerous technical hiccups and oversights.
WTF Why does attract mode show multiplayer when the game doesn't support it?
It's Not Worth the Obvious Pun
HIGH The main character is kinda cool
LOW Everything else
WTF Grenades that roll past enemies, go in a circle, and then off a ledge
If Hotline Miami and Olli Olli had a baby…
HIGH The silly dialogue made me laugh out loud
LOW It's constantly on the border between challenging and unfair
WTF Black-robed bullet-sponge ninjas
HIGH Punching a Godzilla right in its stupid face.
LOW Seriously, how can spiders fire webs through buildings?
WTF "Bombs, burning and lasers don't work… maybe try punching them?"
The Only Good Bug…
HIGH EDF! EDF! EDF! EDF!
LOW Aiming weapons in midair with the Pale Wing
WTF The Pale Wing's movement on the ground
Gun in the sun
HIGH Chaotic shooting action ahoy!
LOW Too chaotic, actually.
WTF Pretty much the whole story mode.
Aren't you a little short for a Stormtrooper?
HIGH A graphical stunner full of eye candy and fan service.
LOW The lack of depth and small selection of environments.
WTF Apparently, the job requirements for Han Solo's voice actor were "Male. Preferably conscious."