There was a big fuss last year when it was revealed that Ryse: Son of Rome would only run at 900p on Xbox One, which was, at the time, the only platform for which the game would be released. I'm sure that plenty of the people making the commotion […]
Author: Mike Suskie
Combo Cancel This Port
HIGH That red skeleton violinist guy.
LOW The monstrous performance problems plaguing the Xbox 360 port.
WTF Another side-scrolling action game with no d-pad control? Seriously?
Just One More Round
HIGH Getting an endomorph barbarian with gigantism and chakram.
LOW Accidentally picking a character with vertigo and playing upside-down.
WTF What is this? A font size for ants?
Hacking Into My Heart
HIGH Remote-triggering a guard's grenade and watching him accidentally throw it at another guard.
LOW The game's story is a total afterthought.
WTF Was this really the best licensed soundtrack Ubisoft could throw together?
The Desolation of LEGO Games
HIGH Seeing the films' dramatic scenes reenacted with LEGOs, as usual.
LOW Going from my Dark Souls binge to this shallow, lightweight fare.
WTF A LEGO game on PS4 and they still can't get it running higher than 30fps?
A Full Chore
HIGH Watching Frederick repeatedly bash his face against blocks he can't break
LOW Stepping a space too far, falling to the bottom of the area and having to climb all the way back up.
WTF The story is only made possible because the main character walks into what is clearly a minefield
An Impenetrable Wall
HIGH Collecting money from unsuccessful home invaders.
LOW Losing hard work after getting killed by a sleeping dog.
WTF This guy needs to empty his backpack to make room for the money and leaves his tools at the scene of the crime? What?
Tedium Can Fly
HIGH Saori Kobayashi's magnificent soundtrack.
LOW So this is what next-gen graphics look like, eh?
WTF Not realizing that the game has Kinect functionality and watching the dragon perform dozens of unprompted barrel rolls.