Telegraph- Child of Eden Review

When you fire upon an enemy in Child of Eden, you're not beating, killing, or defeating it. You're "purifying" it. It sounds like a flouncy semantic sop for Tetsuya Mizuguchi's abstract rail shooter - shooting is shooting, right? But the distinction is important. Every hit creates, rather than destroys, piling visual and audial building blocks onto a scene that's part video-game, part music synthesiser. Darting moths transform into fluttering butterflies; flowers bloom, scattering seeds that burst into lush foliage, the music building towards a thrilling crescendo the more the level becomes populated with colour. That you bring life, rather than death, to the world is the difference that makes Child of Eden so exhilarating, emotive and empowering.

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MinusTheBear2685d ago

These sites consistently give 360 exclusives and delayed exclusives much higher scores.

Kon2684d ago

This game isn't a Xbox 360 exclusive, get your facts straight.

EVILDEAD3602684d ago

Kinect game of the year confirmed! Pick mine up tommorow..

Life is good!


Sinkway2684d ago

Damn i want it so bad! Awesome review too. I need more $$

earbus2684d ago

Going to be sweet with kinnect looking forward to it,lol nice try bear.

marshaal52684d ago

9/10 for a game that is supposed to be about 4 hours long ?
really ?

NoobJobz2684d ago

If a game is only 30 minutes it could be a 10/10 if it's the best 30 minutes of gaming you've ever played.