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Discussion #670 Message: 2006-03-07 22.18.59 bryan

Prince of Persia is one of those games that I totally enjoy and will never finish and I can't explain why. It might be the lack of satisfying action. The fights feel kind of mechanical. Single out one bad guy, exploit his obvious weakness with an acrobatic manuever, stab, repeat. If you've got a PS2 I really have to recommend God of War if you enjoyed PoP: Sands of Time. It's violent, it's bloody, it's got a good enough story, the action is outstanding, and it's beautiful with just enough platforming to keep from falling under the Final Fight type beat-em-up catagory.

I really missed out on X-Men Legends. It's right up my alley and I never got it because it's another big RPG that I'll probably never finish.

I'm so close to finishing Halo 2 that it's ridiculous but I don't feel any pressure to finish it because from what I've read the ending is non-existant. Maybe when Halo 3 is on the horizon I'll polish it off.

Soul Calibur 2 is a ton of fun but it's totally a button-masher. It requires so little skill to beat that you might get away with a win by slapping the controller against your ass. It's an enormous departure from more cerebral fighting games like Virtua Fighter 4, which is realistic to the point of being unenjoyable.

Unreal 2 is another one that I haven't gotten around to and that's probably not a bad thing. I loved the first Unreal, I love Unreal Tournament, I hated the Unreal 2 demo, and I still feel compelled to buy it when I see it sitting all by it's terrible self.

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