Omega Strain marks the first appearance of the franchise on the PlayStation 2—and while the hardware allows for a lot of new gameplay enhancements (including online play with several other people), the end result is a severely flawed game that never works quite as well as it should.
Tag: Sony America
According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Strong Language, Violence
Beating up guys in Rise to Honor is fun. The combat system is unique and engaging, and honestly, it's the only thing that saves the game from complete mediocrity. Yet, like just about everything else in this title, with a little more tweaking and fine-tuning, it could have been much better.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Violence
At the center of Rise to Honor is world-renowned Wushu martial arts stylist and Hong Kong film idol Jet Li, in the ass kickin' out-for-revenge hero role he's played dozens of times before on the celluloid screen.
I'm happy to say I can echo Brad's enthusiasm regarding The Mark Of Kri. It's a damn fine game. And while I don't quite consider it the masterpiece he does, there's no denying that its innovations are fresh and well-implemented.
The shift in videogames from 2D to 3D has led to the development of many new and interesting concepts, but some old favorites have found that making the jump to the next generation has been tougher than expected. It's arguable that old-school shooters may have had the roughest transition, but in my view developers trying to recreate classic beat-'em-ups like Final Fight or Streets Of Rage are the ones that have consistently stumbled time and time again.
According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood and Gore, Violence