My hour or so game time with Alpha Protocol.....

Posted by Xdsk (268 posts) -

So i picked this game up cheap on a friends recommendation, and quite frankly i am loving it so far. Granted it has a few quirks, like dodgy AI and some hit detection issues but i am overlooking them on the promise of great story telling and engaging character interaction.

I think the main problem people have with this game is the fact that they are coming at it as an FPS when in truth it is an RPG, it isnt about twitch shooting its about behind the scene dice rolls and character development.

If you look at it like that and can afford to over look a few quirks, and are lucky (or savvy) enough to pick it up for £10 (or you equivelant currency) i would highly recommend it.

#1 Posted by Xdsk (268 posts) -

So i picked this game up cheap on a friends recommendation, and quite frankly i am loving it so far. Granted it has a few quirks, like dodgy AI and some hit detection issues but i am overlooking them on the promise of great story telling and engaging character interaction.

I think the main problem people have with this game is the fact that they are coming at it as an FPS when in truth it is an RPG, it isnt about twitch shooting its about behind the scene dice rolls and character development.

If you look at it like that and can afford to over look a few quirks, and are lucky (or savvy) enough to pick it up for £10 (or you equivelant currency) i would highly recommend it.

#2 Posted by DonChipotle (2762 posts) -

Good game. Terrible line reading from Michael.

#3 Posted by Azteck (7449 posts) -

It's not flawless at all, but goddamn do I love that game. It's a shame they won't do a second one because if they worked out some of the issues then it would be spectacular.

#4 Posted by Chop (1997 posts) -

Oh just wait until you run into bosses or the parts where you have to protect guys. 


If you don't throw the game out the window you're a stronger man then I. 
#5 Posted by BraveToaster (12589 posts) -

I also enjoyed it. It's a shame that there won't be a sequel.

#6 Posted by kingzetta (4307 posts) -

AP was a great game

#7 Posted by Xdsk (268 posts) -

I have yet to get to any bosses ive only done the secondary missions to the first main quest. Although my opinion may rapidly change if i run into a wall of boss battle bullshit.

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