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Mirror's Edge Playstation3 Game EA Reviews

_Michaelangelo_

An interesting attempt of making parkour fun but sadly fails to deliver.

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Pros: Interesting clean futuristic city look, has Zen-like moments as you chain moves together, story is interesting.

Cons: Too many interruptions trying to get the "flow" right, world feels empty, combat feels out of place with timing.

Mirror's Edge is a "good" example of how too much realism can take away from the fun of an activity that should be fun: Parkour. The environments are a little "too" contrived, the story while good is a little too forced in places, combat feels completely out of place, and the games tries to be a little too ambitious with its focus being on exploration with its constant 1st person dogma even when performing rolls. = The Good = The story was engaging enough for me to actually finish the game - it was half-decent. I was entertained. Maybe I had no expectations or was able to put all the hype aside. The martial arts mini-boss battle with the white assassin was interesting to figure out...
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