Capelli’s progress

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Jan 262012
 

On the strength of my pal Matt Kaplan’s review, I decided to grab Resistance 3, a game from 2011 that’s already available at a much-reduced price thanks to undeservedly poor sales. Kaplan didn’t steer me wrong. Alongside solid gameplay, Resistance 3 delivers a compelling story about a man’s journey through an interesting post-apocalyptic landscape. Like many other recent games, however, Resistance 3 flubs the ending, betraying its own tightly-crafted atmosphere. Although I haven’t played them, I’m aware that the previous Resistance games were retro-futuristic military shooters about a soldier engaged in a mid-20th-century war against advanced aliens (Chimera), somewhat reminiscent [Read more…]