Posts Tagged sandbox

Forza Horizon

Forza Horizon

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 No Comments

Forza Horizon differs somewhat from its predecessors, but it retains all of the key elements to maintain its awesome legacy. Being an open world game, it definitely has more of an arcade tone to it. It’s still very much a simulator, but some of it has been toned down to accommodate for the nuances that […]

Prototype 2

Prototype 2

Friday, June 15, 2012 No Comments

I love the way the Prototype series handles the sandbox element. It’s a vast landscape that never really feels huge. And that’s thanks to all the abilities your character can employ to navigate through the concrete jungle of New York. On top of that, the combat in Prototype 2 is very satisfying. The mechanics are […]

Red dead redemption

Red Dead: Redemption

Wednesday, September 15, 2010 No Comments

I quite enjoyed Red Dead: Redemption, a game where a former criminal has to kill his ex-gang members in order to be reunited with his family. This says a lot, since I’m normally very picky about sandbox games. The graphics are amazing, and the gun mechanics are satisfying. I have two big issues, however. Firstly, […]

Red faction- guerilla

Red Faction: Guerilla

Friday, August 6, 2010 No Comments

After your brother is killed by the EDF (Earth Defense Force) you decide to join the ranks of the Red Faction to reclaim Mars from the EDF. Being a sandbox game, I find myself becoming irritated by having to walk (or drive) to every mission in Red Faction: Guerilla. It’s time consuming and repetitive. Conversely, […]