Armed and Dangerous (more like Adolescent and Hilarious)

Armed and Dangerous is a game I played recently, and since I didn't finish it I don't feel good about reviewing it. So instead, I'll write about it here. So Armed and Dangerous is a game made by Planet Moon Studios, the guys who later went on to boldly state that they were going PSP exclusive only to pack up their dev kits in a year-and a half after the PSP's security got cracked wide open. It's also a game that I needed to look forward to as I made the transition from boy to adolescent. Unfortunately, I had not the means at the time to play it, so I eventually grew up with franchises like Jak and Daxter and Ratchet and Clank. I recently picked it up, though, and I have to say I was disappointed with it. Armed and Dangerous' biggest flaw, I think, is one mission in particular. It's a mission of defense, not offense. (which the game excels at the rest of the time) While the mission is justified from a story perspective, I feel it isn't in keeping with every other mission up to that point. Specifically, you need to defend homes from a Forge (the bad guys) invasion, so that the Book of Rule (Ironic MacGuffin) is safe from their clutches. However, every other mission I've played has been just me destroying houses, robots, and gates. 
 
However much I dislike the gameplay, though, I do enjoy Armed's humor. There's this one scene where....well take a look. 
  

  I'm almost willing to fight through that defense mission after seeing this one. Anyway, I really think that this game is best experienced on youtube, since the game itself is just a very shallow, arcade third-person shooter. However, I would like to see a tell-all book written about Planet Moon and how they gained and lost their potential. I think most of it has to do with the fact that they made the best parts of their games cutscenes.
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Armed and Dangerous is a game I played recently, and since I didn't finish it I don't feel good about reviewing it. So instead, I'll write about it here. So Armed and Dangerous is a game made by Planet Moon Studios, the guys who later went on to boldly state that they were going PSP exclusive only to pack up their dev kits in a year-and a half after the PSP's security got cracked wide open. It's also a game that I needed to look forward to as I made the transition from boy to adolescent. Unfortunately, I had not the means at the time to play it, so I eventually grew up with franchises like Jak and Daxter and Ratchet and Clank. I recently picked it up, though, and I have to say I was disappointed with it. Armed and Dangerous' biggest flaw, I think, is one mission in particular. It's a mission of defense, not offense. (which the game excels at the rest of the time) While the mission is justified from a story perspective, I feel it isn't in keeping with every other mission up to that point. Specifically, you need to defend homes from a Forge (the bad guys) invasion, so that the Book of Rule (Ironic MacGuffin) is safe from their clutches. However, every other mission I've played has been just me destroying houses, robots, and gates. 
 
However much I dislike the gameplay, though, I do enjoy Armed's humor. There's this one scene where....well take a look. 
  

  I'm almost willing to fight through that defense mission after seeing this one. Anyway, I really think that this game is best experienced on youtube, since the game itself is just a very shallow, arcade third-person shooter. However, I would like to see a tell-all book written about Planet Moon and how they gained and lost their potential. I think most of it has to do with the fact that they made the best parts of their games cutscenes.