Memories of Remember

Remember Me
I’m a couple of chapters into Capcom’s Remember Me – an urban cyberpunk Lara Croft adventure, movie like FMV, William Gibson’s tomorrow’s technology, combat of Batman and Assassins Creed, with its own touch of remix… and then we have the cool finishing move ‘overloads’, that reminds me of Bayonetta’s wicked weave

Modern day Paris is stunning, reminiscent of a Final Fantasy city blended with Hong Kong; the only thing it’s missing to reflect reality is everyone smoking Galois

What other game has this kind of pedigree? Just a pity it’s not Open World, and I feel I may tire of the combat

The picture clues are a nice touch, although there’s not that much floor space to a level, and it becomes routine to check around each corner for ‘memories’.

Let’s see if it can hold my attention long enough to complete the story 🙂

not all drugs are good…

some are fantastic!

Long time no post, games & work taking up my time & we don’t talk of my newly found reddit affliction. The one game that has been taking up a copious amount of my gaming hours as been Square Enix’s beautiful celebration of Gibson’s prose, Deus Ex – Human Revolution.

As a teenage roleplay junkie, who grew up spending my evenings mesmerised reading Cyberpunk source books & fiction, I’m enthralled by this title. I now have the opportunity to take a virtual persona of Jensen, & mould his augments & morals to my playing style.
As it’s by Square Enix I’d hoped it would be more open World & not quite as linear, but the customisation of the augments more than compensated. The story rocks, the ending options are a nice touch, the graphics are stunning & the sound track finishes off the ambiance.

However the difficulty makes a great leap when it comes to the cyber boss’s & the plot option of playing through the game without killing anyone is lost on the boss fights, as only one character can leave the arena alive.

& this brings me to the point of this post, the 2nd boss fight with Fedorova.
She was kicking my augmented arse every time I reloaded. I was playing through with stealth & non-lethal, so I entered the fight with only a pistol as a killing weapon, although the are shotguns & machine pistols available in the room. I picked these up, unloaded clips, ghosted out, I thought I had beaten her several times, only to crumple to the floor and have to wait for my auto-save to reload.

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