July 06, 2018 @ 11:25 pm
Gears 5 Xbox Series X/S
After the shocking ending of Gears of War 4, I was really excited to play this game and it did not disappoint. As usual, the graphics are a marvel, the new weapons are interesting, and the multiplayer is fully featured. (But, I still miss Beast mode from Gears 3 :disappointed: It is not perfect, but The Coalition takes a few risks in the campaign with great results. New to the series is an open world. It is much smaller compared to other games, so it doesn?t feel overdone and fits the game nicely. I found it natural and cool to see landmarks along the way and hear Del or Kait say ?let?s check this out,? leading to side quests. Landmarks don?t appear on your map until you pass by them, which rewards exploration. Another improvement to the series is the evolution of Jack. He can now aid in combat (and...
Aliens: Fireteam Elite PlayStation 5
I never compare games in my reviews, but I can?t deny how similar this game is to The Division, mainly it?s expansion, Underground, which focused on PvE. The Division is one of my favorite games ever, so my comment isn't an insult. With the bullet sponge enemies, high difficulty, tactical abilities, stat modifying weapon attachments, and overall feel of the game, the comparison is hard to ignore. This game is clearly meant to played in a group, even on Standard difficulty. Bots aren?t useless but take a lot of avoidable damage and often stand still. The story is forgettable and the dialog is abysmal. Finding intel unlocks lore but I stopped caring almost immediately. This game shines with its upgradable classes and pure fun gameplay. You will be repeating missions and mindlessly shooting down hordes of xenomorphs but you're always progressing. The perks and weapons you unlock are worthwhile and accommodate many...
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