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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
Bungie Software proudly presents Oni - a single-player blend of action and adventure that combines the best elements of shooters and fighting games into a near-future epic featuring anime-style action and characters. Throughout breathtaking indoor and outdoor levels created by real- world architects, Oni's third-person vantage point casts gamers in the role of Konoko, a heroine with a vast arsenal of fighting moves- including kicks, punches, throws and combos, as well as finishing moves. But she can also wield powerful weapons- from machine guns to plasma cannons- as she maneuvers her way through an increasingly dark storyline. With the most fluid animation and control ever seen in a third-person title, Oni promises the smooth feel of a shooter, the visual richness of broad third-person perspective, and the frenetic combat of a fighting game, all combined for a uniquely satisfying gaming experience.