The lights are on
We stepped onto Monkey’s new hover board and knocked a giant robotic dog off a cliff. Obviously, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is looking awesome.
We’ve been tracking Ninja Theory’s futuristic action title for a while now, but this is the first time we’ve gotten our hands on the game. Fortunately, it controls great. Fans of Ninja Theory’s Heavenly Sword will definitely be happy. Within minutes we were ripping heads off battle droids, doing large area attacks, and kicking robots into explosive mines.
One of the new mechanics we were pleased to see was Monkey’s hover board, a small device called Cloud. We used it to cross open water and reach otherwise inaccessible areas of New York. This came particularly handy when we needed to cross the Brooklyn Bridge, which had completely collapsed on itself after years of battle and overgrowth.
Our time with Enslaved left us pretty positive on the game. Its combat feel great, and the platforming is very fluid. We just hope to see some of the game’s puzzles before its release in October.
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controls are a big deal with all games having good visuals so its nice to hear that this game handles well. cant wait to get a hands on with this one.
i'm really excited for this game. it looks very interesting, and it'll be fun to say 'hey, DBZ did that too lol!'
This one seems to be turning out very well. I saw the gameplay videos over at GameTrailers and this game is looking very sweet indeed.
Been pumped for this since I read the feature on it, sounds like its gonna be good
Game is sounding amazing and hopefully the story is deep and engaging.
I'm glad you guy's liked this game, when you wrote the first artical I was very intrested. What caught my eye was when monkey woke up, he had a divce on his head that if the girl died it blew up or somthing, but not only that but how he wasent to happy having a new partner of the bat, and then start's to like her.. It just make's for a great story the way you said at first he kinda throw's her around ruff at first but then get's gentile after they start to bond.. Can't wait to get this game...
I've been looking forward to this game for months, ever since you guys did that feature in Issue #198. I never played Heavenly Sword, but I will finally get to see what Ninja Theory is all about come October. Can't wait for Monkey to make his debut!
still not convinced that it will be any good.
i don't know about calling him Monkey. if it was based on Odyssey to the West then his same should be similar to Sun Wukong, right? anyways, the name aside, the game lost so much fun to play. the only post-apocalyptic game with so many colors. it looks very beautiful and the graphics help the atmosphere, too. the staff is an awesome weapon to use and much better than the standard sword that is often used in many action adventure titles. the companion should make the experience better, too, like the Prince and Elika. i also love how the camera changes when Monkey gets into a fight. adds that cinematic touch to the game and makes me want to play more and see what else he can do. but one question, can he have a magical cloud to ride on?
Yeah, just what I wanted to hear!
I guess this looks pretty cool.
This game looks great, can't wait to hear more about it.
go ninija theory!
Another masterpiece from the art geniuses at Ninja Theory. I'm there day one...
I didn't think this was going to be good but after seeing videos on it, I'd like to check it out.
After the GI cover story, I was excited about this game. I really hope it lives up to all of our expectations.
*double thumbs up* Eeyyyyy