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Posts from the ‘Xbox One’ Category

26
Feb

Xbox One Review – Dead Rising 3: Fallen Angel

Dead Rising 3: Fallen Angel is the second single-player campaign DLC released for Dead Rising 3 and unfortunately, it follows the exact same structure set down in the first installment, Operation Broken Eagle by essentially changing the character model but utilizing the same maps with a series of similar fetch quests.  If you want more Dead Rising 3 it might be a better and certainly cheaper idea just to replay the main game over and over again.

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20
Feb

Xbox One Review – Dead Rising 3: Operation Broken Eagle

Dead Rising 3 might not have been the prettiest next-gen launch title but its easily accessible zombie-killing gameplay made it one of the most fun single-player or co-op experiences on either the Xbox One or Playstation 4.  Just like any regular modern video game release, Dead Rising 3 has DLC content this time in the form of four individual packs, each one focusing on a new central protagonist.  Dubbed the, “Untold Stories of Los Perdidos,” each piece of DLC is designed to feature new characters whose stories somehow intertwine with the game’s main hero, Nick Ramos.

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7
Feb

Xbox One Review – Ryse: Son of Rome (2013)

Ryse: Son of Rome has had an incredibly rough time with the diehard gamer crowd after its less than spectacular unveiling at E3 2013 where viewers basically eviscerated it based on its quick-time-event (QTE) laden gameplay which, made the title seem as if it were a shallow experience that was all pomp and flash with no substance.  In hindsight, developer Crytek might have avoided such a messy PR debacle if they instead showcased just the combat mechanics as opposed to the QTE executions but in the end it probably would not have saved them from the rather mediocre launch scores given by gaming websites.  However, is Ryse really a short and completely superfluous experience as many deemed it or rather does it have a few hidden secrets up its sleeve?

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