Open world bliss, or open world apathy?
© 2010 Gav Ross
It was slightly surprising when an announcement was made that 2006’s Just Cause – a game that came towards the end of the Xbox/PS2 cycle but also managed to make an upscaled appearance on the 360 – was going to get a sequel.
The original single-player sandbox adventure title (developed by Sweden’s Avalanche Studios) sold a good amount and scored moderately well in reviews, but there was just something unremarkable about it. Read the rest of this entry
The Open World Buyer’s Guide For June
©2009 Alex Baldwin
June has been a big month for games, almost like Christmas come early. Some amazing releases have left us spoiled for choice, with an unusual trend among the majority: open worlds. Red Faction: Guerrilla and inFamous kicked off winter in style followed closely by Prototype less than a week later.
While reviews have given these three a hearty dose of praise, with the best making sure to review each on their own individual merits, there is still a question remaining: if you can only afford one, which is right for you?
Read on for full analysis