Token Female Gamer

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Posts Tagged ‘stealth’

Day 19 – Least favorite gameplay mechanic

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

The simple answer is Stealth. I am not a very patient person and have always preferred to come out guns a blazing – blaze of glory and all that.

So sitting around, hiding from guards and waiting until they path to the appropriate place so I can either sneak around them or cut their throat is about the most agonizing game play experience I can think of.

Check that, there is one thing that could make it worse, a time limit. Timed stealth encounters, two of my least favorite mechanisms at the same time. I’m getting antsy just thinking about it.

Needless to say Metal Gear Solid and I never got along well.

Uncharted 3 Review (PS3)

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Uncharted 3 is the latest installment in the wildly successful Uncharted series. It follows Nathan Drake, a modern day fortune hunter, … you know what, screw this. Behold Uncharted 3, my biggest gaming disappointment of 2011.

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review (PC)

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

This is the prequel to the very popular Deus Ex from ages ago. Set twenty-five years before, it explores the controversial introduction of biomechanical augmentations for humans.

Having never played the original, I wasn’t really sure what I was getting myself into. I just assumed that it was going to be like Mass Effect 2 and was actually looking forward to playing another first person RPG.

But this game is not what I was expecting at all. Turns out that Deus Ex is essentially a stealth game, and a mean one at that.
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