The Best Game Developer Ever

Having played the superb Batman: Arkham Asylum through to completion recently, I couldn’t help but wonder: Why can’t all games be like this? Advertisements

First glance: Far Cry 2

Far Cry 2 takes a bit of getting used to, but behind some clunky design decisions there seems to be a classic waiting to be found.

Intro movies vs gameplay

Game presentation has rather suddenly reached an awkward point, leading to an uncomfortable dichotomy between pre-rendered ‘intro’ movies and actual gameplay.

Franchise silliness: Far Cry 2

Franchises are clearly important to publishers, perhaps more now than ever. If a game isn’t already a sequel or spin-off, it’s the first in a proposed series that may or may not happen depending on sales.