"One of the best and most fun games I've ever played"5.0 starson by natejohnstone
Pros: Incredible enemy AI, funny, lasting appeal, realistic action and combat
Cons: Not for children, enemies are challanging (which is fun, but not always easy)
Summary: This game is a 10, pure and simple.
To compare, it is just as good as Call of Duty 4 (different gameplay) and better than Halo 3. The gameplay is a bit on par with Gears of War, though this game adds all of the cool elements of treasure hunting, very good humor, etc. It is an adventure game with great combat, though, and not a war simulation game.
Honestly I think Gamespot / CNET gave this a very uneven review. The main complaint is that the game was...challanging? The AI was...too good? I'm sort of confused by their rating numbers. The enemies in this game are SMART. If you just sit their for a while, they will flank you. They use actual tactics--send 1 guy to rush in while 2 guys snipe, etc. It's awesome, realistic, and when you beat sections of this game there is more of a sense of accomplishment.
This game will make you a better gamer.
You'll hear a lot about how beautiful this game is and all that, which is true. But the true winning aspect of this game is that everything works--the game has no hitches, dumb places, gameplay issues, etc--and works together very well to form a perfect package, at least for me. The treasure hunting is fun, the dialog is funny, the combat is realistic, fun, and challanging.
This game is basically like playing through a really good action movie.
Just buy it, you'll be happy. If you're skeptical, rent it, then you'll want to buy it.