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SummaryDark, brooding, almost a little on the morbid side but thoroughly engrossing for the most part
The GoodThe storyline has a more mature feel to it than most games of this type and many of the graphical elements and situations are surprisingly effective at creating a dark, brooding, almost horror movie-esque atmosphere in parts. The gameplay is challenging enough to maintain interest and the storyline flows nicely with added humorous elements to keep the plot from decending too deeply into the darker regions it threatens to bog-down into in parts.
The BadThe graphics, while good, are nothing special, neither during in-game play nor during the infrequent cut scenes. There will undoubtedly be little challenge to more experienced gamers here and the usual cutesy elements creep in somewhat too often in jarring contrast to the rather morose storyline. The music too is frankly...annoying...but bearable.