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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...
Ahh The Punisher. My absolute all time favorite hero. Dispensing Justice ala the Boondock Saints method. "Destroy all that is evil, so that which is good may flourish."
And that's exactly what Frank Castle does. This game has made me so happy that I want to put on my trench coat and dispense justice through the streets of New York. But alas, Guns I have not. So instead I dispense justice on my Xbox. And what justice it is. This game is violent. Uber violent. I never thought of using the chroming machine like that. And that's what makes it so much fun. the downside to this is that killing people while interrogating them with these methods decreases the total points that you earn. But that's ok. it's still fun to do it. In my experience video games are made to be fun. and that's just what this game is. I have thoroughly enjoyed it. And i'm sure you will too. If you just want to rent it, that's probably for the best. But when I get Home from work. And i'm stressed out, I enjoy a good curb-stomping.