…and off again.
The start of something big – Win any mission, whether campaign or What-If Gamerscore = 20 Unlocked on 16/08/2011
Being on vacation and having just a little bit more time on my hands I decided to experiment with a game I had some previous interest in, Brink. Two reasons why I decided to give it a shot, firstly the game was on sale for $20, secondly they offered the DLC pack ‘Agents of Change’ for free for a limited time. What else was cool is that when I cracked open my game box they included a code for some special Fallout gear to use on your character. As both games are published by Bethesda, they can make it happen.
The other day I started to put the game through its introductory paces. Here is briefly what I thought is pretty cool about Brink:
- Persistence in the online world (as seen above). Your battles matter!
- Character customization allows you to build not only a unique avatar, but a cool looking one too. Lots of different classes, weapons, and looks to choose from!
- The art style is amazing and the setting for the Ark is really neat.
- Parkour abilities have you flying around the map.
What I am not too keen on is…
- The shooting mechanics
While that so far is only one negative, it is the most important thing one needs to get right. I was just not a big fan of the games shooting mechanic, and that as I said is a game breaker.
I will likely at least make my way through the campaign. Perhaps as my character develops I may find that the game improves. If and when I beat this game I will report back and let you know how it worked out.