Once upon a time I made a blog about video games. And this is what's left of it (mostly tweets).

2 February 2010

Mass Effect 2 : No One Left Behind. (Du premier coup.)

10 February

“‘Heavy Rain’ Review - Innovation Can Only Get You So Far”

Once you get beyond the wooden, unrealistic dialog, you’re left with a number of plot holes and unearned twists throughout the game’s conclusion. A good twist is one where the audience feels like they could’ve guessed if they had been paying more attention. The twist in “Heavy Rain” will come as more of a shock, simply because it makes no sense whatsoever. I can’t see anyone playing through the ending of this game and being satisfied with the result.

Well, there you go. I know that it looks like a biased pick and there are some positive reviews out there, but this one just confirms everything I’ve thought about the game from the very first videos I saw, hence it must be right.

(I’m amazed that Sony let Quantic Dreams skimp on the American voice actors, though.)

14 February

I thought Chime (Xbox 360) was stupid when I saw the videos, but it has some merit. I’d buy it if I had MS points to throw away.

Funny. My Xbox memorizes my credit card number, and so does live.xbox.com, but they don’t communicate with each other. (Yeah, I bought it.)

17 February

Heavy Rain casting video

You know how every reviewer said the actors sounded like they spoke English as a second language? Turns out they were not French actors speaking English, but actually British actors faking an American accent with no American coach within earshot. It’s still pretty stupid, but I can see how that would happen.

(Warning: Some parts of the video seem very spoilery.)

18 February

880 Microsoft points’ worth of Assassin’s Creed 2 DLC, and not a single additional achievement?!

19 February

“The Latest Prince of Persia Plays With Solid Water and Flexible Time”

Sounds (and looks) pretty good. But then, that has happened before, with the results that we know.

24 February

How isn’t the next Assassin’s Creed-like game a cat simulator?

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