Advent Rising (PC/Full/Multi)
Game Platforme(s) : PC | Language : Multi | Release Date : Aug 9, 2005
Publisher : Majesco Games | Developer : GlyphX Games | Genre : Sci-Fi Action Adventures
Size : 4.16 Gb
Released earlier this year on the Xbox, Majesco and developer GlyphX Games Advent Rising was one of the most tragically ambitious games to come along in a long time. In development for a few years, Advent Rising tried to do an awful lot of things at once, attempting to combine a cinematic gameplay experience with an all-new sci-fi universe and some unique control and combat mechanics. Unfortunately, it failed, thanks to a fairly uninspired storyline, extremely irritating gameplay flaws, and a whole smorgasbord of technical problems that completely wrecked the experience. Now on the PC, Advent Rising has improved. The hideous frame rate problems that plagued the Xbox version are all but gone, as are some of the sound bugs and control issues. With that said, the new control scheme devised for the PC feels a lot more generic in comparison with what the Xbox version tried to accomplish, and the story and general difficulty of the game have remained relatively untouched. It s a better game overall, but it remains a problematic one in its own right.
In Advent Rising, you play as Giddeon Wyeth, a hotshot rookie space pilot who lives in a fairly typical futuristic scenario. Giddeon gets on with his hero-pilot older brother, has a loving fiancee, and generally lives an average life of the future...until a mysterious alien spaceship arrives at a nearby space station. Giddeon and his brother are naturally invited to the greeting party, along with a human ambassador. Thankfully, these aliens are friendly; unfortunately, they ve come to warn the trio of another race, known as the seekers, which is coming to kill every human that breathes. Sure enough, it doesn t take long for the seekers to arrive, and when they do, they start blowing the human civilization to smithereens.
Any fan of even the most boilerplate sci-fi will immediately see all of Advent Rising s inspirations from a mile away, which is especially disappointing since its script was purportedly cowritten by noted sci-fi author Orson Scott Card. Thoroughly ripping off everything from Halo to Star Wars to even Titan A.E., Advent Rising s plot has little in the way of originality going for it, and it doesn t help matters that the story is told fairly shoddily along the way. Giddeon and his cohorts are rarely given much chance for character development, and in those instances when they do get to say something, they re given nothing of meaning to talk about, instead spouting cheesy one-liners that even George Lucas himself would be embarrassed to put on paper. The rest of the time, they re just running around, trying to avoid things that are blowing up around them. In fact, the vast majority of the cutscenes just involve a lot of overwrought battle sequences with lots of scenery exploding all over the place, impossible amounts of laser gunfire flying about, and no meaningful story development whatsoever. All this sort of comes to a rather unsatisfying conclusion, too.
In terms of gameplay, Advent Rising is a fairly run-of-the-mill third-person shooter. You re handed plenty of futuristic weaponry, including pistols, machine guns, laser rifles, rocket launchers, and more. The basic shooting feels pretty good, especially since you can both dual-wield any combination of guns and pick up new weapons pretty much on the fly by standing over an unused gun and pressing buttons corresponding to your left or right hands to assign them. The Xbox version of the game had an interesting but flawed targeting system known as flick targeting, where you tapped the right control stick in either direction to switch your focus to another enemy. Well in this version, the capability has pretty much disappeared. Instead, you can use the mousewheel to select your closest target and then roll the wheel to cycle between other targets. While it s understandable that the developers would try to maintain some level of targeting system, this one seems almost superfluous, as you can just as easily manually aim. And often trying to cycle through targets makes basic character control a lot more of a pain than it needs to be, since Giddeon moves a lot more slowly when he s focused on an enemy.
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