gulogo.gif  
 
1. Hiatus
2. RIP, Satoru Iwata
3. Let there be Robot Battles
4. Regarding pixel art!
5. 16-bit Star Wars
6. Goodbye, Spock.
7. James Randi Retires
8. More Star Wars on GOG
9. Archive.org gives you DOS Games
10. Ralph Baer, RIP.
1. Quickie: Impressions June 2014
2. Quickie: Penny Arcade Episode 3
3. Quickie: The Amazing Spider-Man
4. Quickie: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron
5. Quickie: Prototype 2
6. Quickie: Microsoft Kinect
7. Quickie: X-Men Destiny
8. Spider-Man: Edge of Time
9. Quickie: Transformers Dark of the Moon
10. Quickie: Borderlands GOTY
1. Musings 45: Penny Arcade and The Gripping Hand
2. Movie Review: Pacific Rim
3. Movie Review: Wreck-It Ralph
4. Glide Wrapper Repository
5. Movie Review: Winnie The Pooh
6. Musings 44: PC Gaming? Maybe it's on Life Support
7. Video Games Live 2009
8. Movie Review: District 9
9. Musings: Stardock, DRM, and Gamers' Rights
10. Musings: How DRM Hurts PC Gaming
Main Menu

Affiliates
X-bit labs
The Tech Zone
Twin Galaxies

Login






 Log in Problems?
 New User? Sign Up!


Reviewed: GoldenEye 007 and Blood Stone
Author: Michael Ahlf       Date: January 27th, 2011
Page: 2

Final Breakdown

Gameplay: /

GoldenEye gets dinged a bit for some AI flaws and for wresting control from the player a bit too often; Blood Stone is downright uninspired.

Graphics: /

GoldenEye still has the edge - everything looks right. Blood Stone has a lot to work with and just doesn't get the job done.

Sound and Music: /

Both do a good job; GoldenEye covers the score of the original well, while Blood Stone has an interesting title theme that's very much in the vein of Bond titles.

Difficulty: /

Neither is really tremendously difficult - in fact, Blood Stone's so easy that the "extra" killing modes, the hand-to-hand combat and Focus Aim credits, are easy enough to forget entirely.

Controls and Interface: /

The options for GoldenEye, with multiple controllers and schemes for each, work wonderfully. Blood Stone has a bit of a problem with some buttons using one too many functions, and with being able to "snap in" and "snap out" of wall-hugging cleanly.

Overall: /

GoldenEye is one of those titles you can enjoy solo, and pull players together for a party where everyone takes a turn and swaps controllers as needed. Blood Stone is a title you finish, get a bit disappointed in, and then stick on the shelf and forget about. Grab GoldenEye and hang on to it, rent Blood Stone for a weekend at best.

 


Added:  Thursday, January 27, 2011
Reviewer:  Michael Ahlf
Score:
Page: 2/2

Previous Previous (1/2)  1 2  

[ Back to reviews index ]

Home :: Share Your Story
Site contents copyright Glide Underground.
Want to syndicate our news? Hook in to our RSS Feed.