As I’m sure we all remember from stories and school lessons, Ancient Greece was not for the faint of heart, nor the weak willed. With Gods who’d eat their own children in fear of being over-powered, mythical monsters terrorizing innocent people and tales of epic naval warfare, few were safe from the dangers of the time. Even our protagonist, the battle-hardy Kratos struggles to keep his Minotaurs in a row, in this classical antiquity based action-adventure.
Naughty Dog are a developer known for making a core trilogy of games in a console generation and moving on with a completely new IP, as seen with Crash Bandicoot and Jak and Daxter, something which was directly on track with the release of The Last of Us after Uncharted 3 in 2011. However, to everyone’s surprise Naughty Dog decided to go back to the well for one more (final?) adventure in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End.
Let’s get this out of the way, there will be some mild spoilers in this article. To meaningfully talk about Fallout 4 without some spoilers is like drinking some irradiated water without getting a few rads – its just not gonna happen. Still here? Awesome, then I’ll begin.
The end of the twelfth century was a tumultuous time. The Third Crusade was in full swing, two great powers of the world clashing at the edge of the Levant for control of the Holy City, Jerusalem. Richard the Lionheart locks horns with the legendary Saladin, bringing all of European Christianity to bear against one of Islam’s greatest and most heroic leaders. By 1191, the Crusaders are in control of Acre and are eyeing their ultimate prize. Tensions couldn’t be higher.
Set in Abbot State Penitentiary, on the isolated Carnate Island, it deploys a surprisingly deep and disturbing tale of murder and insanity; combined with fierce monsters, varied locations and the island’s own troubled past, to reveal the truth behind the protagonist’s story.
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