More Reviews
REVIEWS Slender: The Arrival Review
Few games can offer genuine scares in the horror genre. Can Slender: The Arrival prove otherwise and it can offer more?

Pillars of Eternity Review
Obsidian Entertainment creates a retro Infinity Engine RPG funded by Kickstarter. Is it as good as previous Infinity Engine games, or does the novelty quickly wear off?
More Previews
PREVIEWS Dirty Bomb Preview
Looking for a more competitive, challenging online FPS multiplayer game? Splash Damage is introducing just that by dropping a Dirty Bomb on the free-to-play game market.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones
Release date: 04/01/15

Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin
Release date: 04/07/15


LATEST FEATURES 6 Helpful Tips for Pillars of Eternity
Simply put, Pillars of Eternity can become maddening if players aren't careful.

Top 10 Active Video Game Kickstarter Campaigns
There are lots of indie projects going on right now, so we did the dirty work for you and found the best.
MOST POPULAR FEATURES Top 50 Pokémon of All Time
Can you believe there are now six generations of Pokémon? Six!! That's a crazy amount of different creatures to collect. But which are the cream of the crop? Don't worry, Magikarp isn't actually one of them.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP shandog137
The perils of the Hype Train…
By shandog137
Posted on 03/09/15
The recent release of Evolve and The Order 1886 really got me to thinking about the disparity between the perspective of sales-driven publishers and the quality-driven purchases of consumers. The “Hype Train” is nothing new, but the way it is utilized has been creating far more...

Perfect Dark Zero Member Review for the Xbox360

JCD By:
JCD
10/01/06
PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION
EMAIL TO A FRIEND
GENRE First-Person Shooter 
PLAYERS 1- 32 
PUBLISHER Microsoft 
DEVELOPER Rare 
RELEASE DATE  
M Contains Blood, Language, Violence

What do these ratings mean?

Perfect dark zero was a launch game for the Xbox360 and so it shared the responsibility with other launch games, to showcase the power of microsoft's new console. When it first came out, PDZ was loved by every non Sony or Nintendo fanboy for it's "incredible" graphics and it's "coolness." 

 That was until the people who had the game completed it and realized that that was it. There was nothing else to do bar play it over Live. There was no incentive to play against crappy A.I. on severely repetitive levels. So, Xbox Live. This is the point, while playing against some poxy little kid who can't shoot straight and shouts down the mic like a howler monkey, that all players come to the realisation that this game actually isn't really very good at all. Behind the now not-so-incredible graphics was a hollow game.

It can be played once or twice, but then  the experience is all over, the disc is back in it's box and the box is back in your local game store. And the worst thing is, you realize that you could have just waited for Ghost Recon 3 all along.


More information about Perfect Dark Zero
 
D Revolution report card
Views: 1986 Review rating:
comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution