Thursday, February 23, 2006
Game Review: BLACK PS2
"Go in - all guns blazing... it's brilliant fun!!"
BLACK (rated M / 16+)
Reviewed by Matt Adcock
Described as 'Gun Porn'... EA's new PS2 shooter BLACK pretty much lives up to that moniker.
Your mission: hunt down and kill (by any means necessary - although that mostly means shooting them with an impressive array of guns) the AI scumbags who have turned Veblensk City into a war zone...
So after some hours of play (couldn't resist making this an early Birthday present to myself) I can report these things:
BLACK is better than Halo and Killzone (my previous 'top 2' FPS games) in just about every area of the single player game but unlike those two, there is no multliplayer fun to be had here...
The level of scenery destruction is immensly satisfying - and can be used tactically, you can't hide behind a car for long as if it's being turned into Swiss cheese!!
Graphically, BLACK is possibly the best game yet released on the trusty PS2 (and the Xbox version is identical).
The scenarios are wonderful recreations that draw obvious inspiration from the very best gunbattles ever delivered on the big screen...
If you've ever even thought that you might enjoy shooting stuff for fun, you need this game... sign up today: www.black.ea.com
Initial Darkmatt Rating: ööööö (challenging and explosive... BLACK is a nitrous fuelled adrenaline rush of pure gun action)
"If BLACK was a girl... it might be the rather tasty Christina Ricci (who ironically looks very good in black herself)..."
"see how I blow the very floor out from under you scumbags!!"
Darkmatters: H O M E
Posted by Matt Adcock at 10:39 pm