You're always going down

#1 Posted by AssInAss (2648 posts) -

Did you ever notice how in each level, you're always going down?

Just another touch of great in-game storytelling in this game.

#2 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4678 posts) -

What do you mean by going down?

#3 Posted by BeachThunder (11942 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

What do you mean by going down?

I can only assume this...

#4 Posted by development (2335 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

What do you mean by going down?

#5 Posted by AssInAss (2648 posts) -

@ImmortalSaiyan said:

What do you mean by going down?

The level design has you always descending. Literally and metaphorically. All the way down to hell.

Play and you'll notice it.

#6 Posted by ImmortalSaiyan (4678 posts) -

@AssInAss: I did play the game but I felt you went up and down more than always down. Either way I see where you getting at.

#7 Posted by Godlyawesomeguy (6398 posts) -

Interesting notice to detail.

#8 Posted by Kovie (202 posts) -

Very nice observation. I think the elevator at the end would be the only particular distinction.

#9 Posted by Xtrememuffinman (958 posts) -

God damn, this game is so freakin' amazing.

#10 Posted by DarkShaper (1334 posts) -

Didn't someone mention that on the GameSpot spoilercast that Jeff was on? Or am I just going crazy.

#11 Posted by ThunderSlash (1730 posts) -

@DarkShaper said:

Didn't someone mention that on the GameSpot spoilercast that Jeff was on? Or am I just going crazy.

I remember the writer mentioning it on that. You are not alone duder!

#12 Posted by Yummylee (21652 posts) -

@Kovie said:

Very nice observation. I think the elevator at the end would be the only particular distinction.

That and ascending the Radio Tower.

#13 Posted by Seppli (10251 posts) -

...on whom? And for how long?

#14 Posted by BeachThunder (11942 posts) -

Honestly, I don't agree; there are a lot of times when you are either high up or going upwards - you even walk upstairs to get to the end...

The only game that I've really seen pull this metaphor off is Beneath a Steel Sky.

#15 Posted by Zajtalan (1163 posts) -

damn i gotta play this

#16 Posted by Morrow (1829 posts) -

@AssInAss said:

I love how Konrads face is everywhere.

#17 Edited by durden77 (303 posts) -

The elevator at the end would signal the truth in the downward trek. Although I agree with some other people, that while I did personally notice that a lot of the game had you going down, there were enough parts that had you going up as well that makes me question this metephor.

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