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Games for Lunch Review: Resistance 2

Kyle Orland writes:

"0:00 I played the original Resistance a little bit when the PS3 first came out, but I could never really get into it. I guess you could say I played some token Resistance. Eh? Eh?!

0:01 The preview screen doesn't even show the name of the game ... just a huge, stubbly face, with glowing orange eyes, mouth agape in a scream, with some war march music in the background. Creepy.

0:02 It wouldn't be a PS3 game if there weren't an update available immediately. Version 1.2 requires a paltry 24 MB download. I have to say, these updates seem to be getting smaller and smaller.

0:04 All installed and we're off.

0:05 The game actually somehow detects that I'm not using HD cables, and therefore will run in non-HD mode. Super-mega-bonus points for you, Insomniac.

0:06 "Resistance 2 needs to perform an initial setup process. This will take 90 to 120 seconds. Please do not turn off your PlayStation 3 system during this time." You just lost all those brownie points, guys...

0:08 Sure enough, the setup is complete 120 seconds later. That was actually pretty painless. You guys get half your brownie points back.

0:09 The logo appears on the title screen with a creepy, cel-shaded stubbly man in the background. A red sky with planes flying overhead and the same war march music.

0:10 The game seems to use every single button on the PS3 controller. No way I'm gonna remember all this stuff in the heat of battle..."

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Pennywise3319d ago

0:02 It wouldn't be a PS3 game if there weren't an update available immediately. Version 1.2 requires a paltry 24 MB download. I have to say, these updates seem to be getting smaller and smaller.

Seriously - Rabid fans should not be reviewing anything.

0:06 "Resistance 2 needs to perform an initial setup process. This will take 90 to 120 seconds. Please do not turn off your PlayStation 3 system during this time." You just lost all those brownie points, guys...

1 minute to setup game data and they lose brownie points? Nit pick much?

0:10 The game seems to use every single button on the PS3 controller. No way I'm gonna remember all this stuff in the heat of battle..."

I thought reviewer are essentially gamers... Anyone who cant use every button in a game is a noob and should stick to the Wii. Spare us the junk reviews from this website.

Tryst3319d ago

How the ***k has this been authorized?!?!??!?!