Dante’s Inferno

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Aug 052014

Status: Completed Most Intriguing Idea: Let’s do for Christianity what God of War did for Greek Mythology! Best Design Decision: Restrained use of QTEs Worst Design Decision: Cluttered character progression Summary: Dante’s Inferno is dumb as a stone and theologically unsound, but it’s a solid character action game of the fixed-viewpoint variety. It’s also kind of charming in its earnest attempt to out-Kratos God of War. As you play it, you can easily imagine the all-hands meetings where the developers discussed whether each level had enough tits. Despite the juvenilia the visual design is nifty, though it doesn’t do justice to things like [Read more…]