Section 8: Prejudice Review

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Section 8: Prejudice Review

Sometimes you get what you pay for. Sometimes you get more.

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YAY Section 8!

I loved the first game and will definitely pick this one up.

Excellent review BTW.

Seems quite interesting and it also seems that many improvements were made since the last game.

To be honest, I only played the first game's demo and I couldn't play on multiplayer, because I didn't have a gold account back then, but it was quite entertaining, to say the least. If I wasn't already hooked to Global Agenda right now, I'd may give it a chance.

As I'm not a shooter fan, I was kind of expecting this to be a review along the traditional "it's a shooter, you know what to do" lines, but I was pleasantly surprised. So surprised, I'll even try it a bit, and name drop to a few friends that they might pick it up as well. This seems like a better way to deliver a 6 hour campaign and accompanying multiplayer than a $60 price tag for something that doesn't feel like it would be worth the price. Awesome.

This seems like a game I'd really like. It's a shame it uses GFWl.

I remember the demo being a damn lot of fun when I played it, but the price tag seemed too much for what little you got from the game. I mean, dropping from orbit onto someone's head was the best damn feeling ever but I always wondered when I'd get bored of doing it.

At this cost though it seems all my orbit headbutts will be fairly priced.

Looks like a must-buy...if only I could connect to Live p.q

This is easily one of my favorite purchases of the year. For $15, the game keeps you pretty busy with how much it has to offer. Plus, I'm also surprised at how good the game looked despite it being a downloadable.

Well done, Timegate.

fozzy360:
This is easily one of my favorite purchases of the year. For $15, the game keeps you pretty busy with how much it has to offer. Plus, I'm also surprised at how good the game looked despite it being a downloadable.

Well done, Timegate.

what i'm wondering, though, is if you can play Swarm mode by yourself or if you HAVE to go online. i'm also wondering if the conquest mode is anything like in Star Wars: Battlefront.

Add to that, this game would be WAY more worth my money if it had split-screen.
And a Galactic Conquest mode like in Star Wars Battlefront 2 (seriously, i played that endlessly.)

I actually quit viewing around halfway through, to my defense I'm currently on the universities internet and it's slow, I have to say to me it just looked like another shooter, I liked that little speed boost thing but that's all I got to which was interesting. I may be a bit biased because I hate the setting as well (where everything is there for it's own sake, useless buildings and structures such as in Halo and guns are all fairly standard but look sort of stupid. This is all opinion of course, I don't expect everyone to agree with me) What I saw of it was incredibly underwhelming. I'll come back later to read the actual article and watch the rest though since everyone seems so into it.

Azaraxzealot:

fozzy360:
This is easily one of my favorite purchases of the year. For $15, the game keeps you pretty busy with how much it has to offer. Plus, I'm also surprised at how good the game looked despite it being a downloadable.

Well done, Timegate.

what i'm wondering, though, is if you can play Swarm mode by yourself or if you HAVE to go online. i'm also wondering if the conquest mode is anything like in Star Wars: Battlefront.

Add to that, this game would be WAY more worth my money if it had split-screen.
And a Galactic Conquest mode like in Star Wars Battlefront 2 (seriously, i played that endlessly.)

All Multiplayer modes can be played with Bots offline.

I wasnt that impressed with the demo of the original but that might be because Im not fond of fps games on the console but since this one is also on steam I might pick it up

Haven't watched the rest of the video review yet. But just had to say whoever cut that intro with him saying hi after the epic music, IS A GENIUS. It works so well xD
made me properly smile. So thank you whoever that may be.

Korten12:

Azaraxzealot:

fozzy360:
This is easily one of my favorite purchases of the year. For $15, the game keeps you pretty busy with how much it has to offer. Plus, I'm also surprised at how good the game looked despite it being a downloadable.

Well done, Timegate.

what i'm wondering, though, is if you can play Swarm mode by yourself or if you HAVE to go online. i'm also wondering if the conquest mode is anything like in Star Wars: Battlefront.

Add to that, this game would be WAY more worth my money if it had split-screen.
And a Galactic Conquest mode like in Star Wars Battlefront 2 (seriously, i played that endlessly.)

All Multiplayer modes can be played with Bots offline.

that's cool. but still, split screen was a missed opportunity

Good review, definitely a good game, I play on PC.
One day I thought to myself, "I want to play Halo but I have a PC"
A quick search turned the original, so I bought it (and there were still people online!).
Then I heard they were coming out with a sequel so I got into the beta,
I wish I could unlock stuff faster but this game, it's good times.

Is Captain Corde Commander Shepard in disguise? Because it sure sounds like Mark Meer.

Bit late on the uptake aren't you?

Hell, even I beat you to it.

got the first game and didnt like it, might have to replay it...

Azaraxzealot:

Korten12:

Azaraxzealot:

what i'm wondering, though, is if you can play Swarm mode by yourself or if you HAVE to go online. i'm also wondering if the conquest mode is anything like in Star Wars: Battlefront.

Add to that, this game would be WAY more worth my money if it had split-screen.
And a Galactic Conquest mode like in Star Wars Battlefront 2 (seriously, i played that endlessly.)

All Multiplayer modes can be played with Bots offline.

that's cool. but still, split screen was a missed opportunity

Considering how much Timegate has already delivered (plus the new Assault mode that the community unlocked), it's a missed opportunity I can certainly forgive without hesitation.

Lovin' the game so far [XBLA], been playing it since it came out.
If anyone's looking for folks to play with there's a bunch of us over on reddit at r/WARISPREJUDICE.
Timegate have done an excellent job & are doing a huge amount to continue supporting the game with even more content and maps in the works.
This is a game which really deserves to do well & I hope in the long term it gets the player numbers and good community it deserves.

Can't say no to a price tag like this. The retail price of the first game basically put me off buying it, but if this new installment is basically a refined 'more of the same' for 12-15 bucks, count me in.

I hope this game sells well - it was an excellent effort.

the first game always interested me a bit with its attempt at throwing some new stuff in it for kicks, and this seems better in fact. will definitely check it out once I get through my current library of to-play games...starting to pile up a bit heh

Wow, when listening to the start of the review, i did not expect such a positive one.
Looks like quite fun, too bad it's only for Xbox.

Owlslayer:
Wow, when listening to the start of the review, i did not expect such a positive one.
Looks like quite fun, too bad it's only for Xbox.

It's already on PC & coming to PSN once all the trouble is sorted out.

archvile93:
This seems like a game I'd really like. It's a shame it uses GFWl.

Shoggoth2588:
Looks like a must-buy...if only I could connect to Live p.q

Oh god, yes. What little I was able to play of the game was quite engaging, but after the first time I closed the game my GFWL account stuffed up and I've never been able to play it again.

Oh well, at least I only wasted $15 and hopefully I might even be able to fix the problem someday. It's all Microsoft's fault anyway, not Timegate's.

Outstanding game, dare I say sleeper FPS of the year, shame I seem to be finding a max of about 10 buggering servers for the game now.

This game gives you more for $15 than a lot of games give you for $50+. I wish more companies gave thought to their price point, but they probably won't unless Prejudice gives them reason to see it as conferring a competitive advantage.

Wow. Looks pretty neat.
If only it was on PSN.
If only the PS store was back online.

Hopefully if this game sells well it will show companies that focusing on gameplay rather than graphics will A) make games cheaper to make. B) make games more fun

This shows that a good developer w/ good design >>> throwing money at the game.

For the same price as Call of Duty gives you 3 new maps and a couple of ports. Just sayin'...

I really hope this review will bring more people in the game. It's not the most original idea out there but they have done a lot of things right:
1) Large maps and players
2) Increased mobility via overdrive and drop-ins to get to the action fast
3) Emphasis on player co-op rather than kills (no K/D ratio and you can only really compare when the game ends)
4) No cheap 1-hit kills (others may disagree with this)
5) Unlocks are relatively balanced, with the exception of Pauldrons, which are more of a reward for veterans without being too overpowered (another 4-10% more effectiveness, maybe). Some may argue that Particle Cannons are a bit OP at the moment.
6) Fairly diverse loadouts to experiment with
7) Offline play to practice
8) A fair chunk of weapons can be unlocked offline

Biggest problem right now seems to be the limited number of maps and maybe some design choices but generally I find this game to give as much fun per dollar as TF2. Also it's a small community at the moment in Australia (relatively). Some people accus GFWL of having an effect as well.

Still, I really hope this becomes a success so other companies will consider this as an example of not having to blow everything into an AAA title that costs 4-6 times more.

I picked this game up the other day, and I'm loving it. The story is like a SciFi Channel Original Movie, which I actually found pretty charming. The voice acting is what you would expect for a cheap game, but aside from this one annoying general it's not all that bad. The AI is better than many AAA shooters out there (though my thoughts may be skewed, since I just finished a solo Legendary run of Halo: Reach), and the multiplayer utilizes these AI to finish out the game roster if you don't have enough people together to fill the 32 player games. Yes, you heard me right: GOOD AI IN MULTIPLAYER ON A CONSOLE.

I dont know... $60 is a lot for this... wait, whats that? Its only $15!? WHERE THE HELL IS MY WALLET!?!?

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