By Haziqonfire 30 Comments
The Conduit is a recent game that was released for the Wii - It all started when IGN revealed the game about a year+ ago - and ever since I don't understand the hype.
From the very beginning the game looked bland, generic and uninspired. It has an identity crisis - it doesn't know what kind of game it wants to look like.
I did rent the conduit, even after I've been hating on it for a long time - and the result? Exactly what I said was bad or wrong about it .. was in the game. The AI is butt stupid, a rock would have the same effect. The controls are great, the graphics are pretty ugly due to the art style. While there is a lot of technical power going on - its all useless when the art direction looks as bad as it did. The online is pretty laggy and the single player campaign was short - I beat it in around three and a half hours.
Overall it just didn't impress me - its a decent game, at best. If Wii owners want to play a GREAT first person game - get Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. It lacks multiplayer, but the single player is fantastic - actually better yet, wait for the Metroid Prime Trilogy - which comes out this August and includes the three games all with Wii controls.
In the end if I had to score the conduit out of 10 (im using a full 10 scale here) - I'd give it a 6.5 - It has the controls down, but everything else is pretty poor to mediocre.