Set in futuristic Tokyo, take control of the robotic community before they control everything!
User reviews: Very Positive (1,534 reviews)
Release Date: Apr 27, 2012

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"While not everything it could've been, this robot-killing cover shooter was a surprise gem that earned every fan it quietly made."
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About This Game

THE MACHINE AGE HAS BEGUN in this immersive and atmospheric squad-based shooter in which you need to regain control of a futuristic Tokyo from an emerging robotic threat.

Set in 2080, the story starts when Dan Marshall and his squad are sent to bring the robotic community under control as they begin to infiltrate society and slowly take over undetected, leaving humans redundant in their wake.

Thrilling encounters with highly intelligent robotic enemies require you to think tactically, make challenging, real-time moral decisions and build up trust with your team mates in order to guide your squad to safety and success.

Key Features:

  • A NEW TAKE ON FUTURISTIC TOKYO - Experience dual layered Tokyo with a run down and derelict lower city and a clean and affluent upper city.
  • THE CONSEQUENCE SYSTEM - Under the pressures of battle every action, every choice and every word affects everything.
  • PROCEDURAL DAMAGE - Fully destructible and highly resilient robots adapt to the damage they sustain encouraging you to analyse each enemy, find their weaknesses and dispose of them in the most efficient way.
  • WEAPON MODIFICATION AND SKILL SELECTION - Alongside a full armoury of unique weapons, put emphasis on the skills that will benefit you.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.66 GHz or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 2GB RAM (XP)/3GB RAM (Windows 7 / Vista)
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GT220 (512MB) / ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT (512MB)
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB free hard drive space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @ 2.66 GHz or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 3GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 (1GB) / ATI Radeon HD 5750 (1GB)
    • Hard Drive: 8 GB free hard drive space
Helpful customer reviews
24 of 27 people (89%) found this review helpful
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 8
First impression of this game is that I hate to play it cause the default settings is bad.
The controls is so bad, even my mouse sensitivity went crazy.
The voice chat command is also bad, It just won't detect my speech.
After doing all the settings manually, the game is now playable.

I'd say this is a very decent game.
3rd person shooter with a great mechanism of cover and dodging.
What I loved the most of this game is the story.
The relation between each character develop each chapter.
And yeah, It got it twist plot.
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16 of 16 people (100%) found this review helpful
44.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 24
This game is "man vs machine" third person shooting adventure, the enemies are all robots

Binary Domain has decent graphic, good gameplay mechanics, nice audio, nice storyline.

Not only jump into a boring plain third person shooting adventure just simply running and walking shooting from one place to another, but we can also taste many fun from another scene and combat scenes like : survive from collapsing skyscraper building, gun fire in fast moving train against robots, gun fire in a crazy street racing against super big size boss motor robot, driving jet skies.

+ Having various kinds of weapons
+ Big ammo supplies
+ I like the default assault rifle, which can blast energy ball (can be upgraded if u buy Binary Domain DLC Pack)
+/- The game has decent difficulties (Will be very hard to defeat boss)
+ Found many strong unique big size robot boss enemies
- For such hard game it has low medical supply (only 3 per person)



About online Binary Domain ? IDK i dont even try, and I personally prefer to play offline for such kind of game

But well... I can say this is really a great game
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24 of 32 people (75%) found this review helpful
8.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 11
This game is complicated, REALLY complicated...

I installed it and played the rest of it (I had already played like 2 hours of it before on Steam) exclusively for a review that was asked. I didn't want to play it. The first 2 hours were terrible. I was crying of boredom...

It was too repetitive, too much handholding and linear, cutting from slow walking with stupid talking that didnt do any good to the combat, fighting 3 soldiers and going back to talking and pressing buttons. First 2 chapters are painfully terrible for me. 3 is better and 4 and so on are good and evolve into even better...


Anyways I finished Binary Domain and I can safely say it redeems itself after a while but it's still not trophy-winning. It truly is one of the best examples of "It gets better as you go along".

Ok into the review itself, Binary Domain is a game where you play as Adam Sandler in a robot filled world! And I can say the PC Port is outright ♥♥♥♥. Seriously, complete ♥♥♥♥. You have the "Play" and "Settings" Options before lauching the game. To configure the game: you have to pick the "Settings" option, which will freak out and the window does not seem to be compatible with my Screen Native Resolution! How come, you ask? Well, you can tweak everything fine, BUT! The Save and Quit option is absolutely out of my reach because it's behind my taskbar so I cant press it, thus I have to fullscreen the settings window and THEN it has a small part of the button that is actually clickable!
Right now you're probably wondering: Wait, isn't that how Kane & Lynch 2 had it's options? Yes, you are correct BUT Kane & Lynch 2 also had the options in the game itself! So if the game needed tweaks you could change it without the need of quitting the actual game.

Binary Domain has a nice set of options, but the performance itself is decent and decent only! So if you need to tweak minor stuff, you have to quit the game, tweak it, boot it up, test it, if it's poor still, you have to exit, rinse and repeat.

It feels like the PC version of the game is a massive afterthought, which is sad.


The visuals themselves aren't bad though, particles effects are really well done, facial animation are a bit stiff but get the job done. Overall texture quality is decent as well.
Regarding the visuals: THIS GAME HAS TOO MANY CUTSCENES! Some of them are completely useless and they weren't needed at all. So, it happens that I skipped some, *clicks skip* - *new cutscene appears* - *clicks skip* - *New... ok you get the point. If my memory doesn't fail me, the game can have 4 CUTSCENES IN A ROW!
I swear the game could have half those cutscenes without hindering the game itself at all!

That being said, I must say the cutscenes are quite cliché but look genuinely good and some of the best cutscenes I could see in a video game. The action/story-important cutscenes, not the useless ones, those are boring and, again, useless!

Voice acting is rather cliché, but it's still cool as the game has a nice B-Movie feel with plenty of jokes and it works really well imo!

While the voice acting is simple, I can say Sandler's voice acting is actually REALLY GOOD! His facial animations and voice overs in cutscenes are really well done. The rest is a bit less memorable but still good overall. (Troy Baker plays Charlie in the game, I swear to God when I saw that in the credits, I was like "lolwut...").

The game has that classic japanese poses and influence for sure. Almost everytime a cutscene ends, Adam makes that soldier pose with a badass face and then the shooting starts!

Combat: Adam's main rifle (which you cannot switch for another gun, it stick with you the WHOLE Game) is awesome! It feels great! Headshotting a robot is beyond satisfying and the secondary fire mode (Pulse Grenade Launcher-ish) is also a nice addition to the weapon. Everytime you kill an enemy you get points, more so for melee kills or headshot kills. Those point can be spent in medic kits (which dont heal you (the game has health regen), instead they revive you if you get downed), ammo or weapon upgrades for Adam's rifle or his companion's special weapon's...

AI is good.

Mr. Sandler's moving, however, is weird. When you get down stairs or a ledge you suddely move 4 times faster while getting down the stairs, sometimes you move so fast you actually run OVER the stairs and fly across them, which is hilarious!

When sprinting, you have trouble controlling Adam's body, which is fine except this ♥♥♥♥s up the running sequences, because stuff's falling, you're moving and dodging, except that you aren't because while sprinting it's tricky to move sideways, this makes the running away sequences poor and boring. P.S: You will die alot in them...

The cover system works well enough so kudos for that...

My biggest problem however is purely combat related: when shot, Adam can't stand the bullets going into his 1000 pounds battle power armor, so he flinches so f*cking much it's literally unbelievable! It makes the combat stiff! I remember a little test I did, I got shot by a "boss" (not really a boss, but he had a mean-♥♥♥ sniper-rifle (those who played the game know who I'm talking about) and my character's aim literally moved 40 degrees to the right!

Trust me, it's fine to have flinch, it should have, but not this much! I mean, when a regular robot shoots you, your aim goes up too much for me, making the combat a little less fun than it should. However you can get back in cover, wait and get back into aiming and shooting. But still, this annoys the hell out of me.

Another huge issue is the stuns. The protagonist gets stunned/downed for everything! a grenade explodes 5 yards away *Tries to keep balance*.

*Robot clunkily bashes you with his fist* = *falls over and takes forever to get up*

It makes the pacing of the combat too stupidly slow, and this back and forth between shooting a magazine and falling over that is really annoying as for a small amount of seconds you have to stare at the computer, seeing Adam in an angel position on the floor!

Next up: the quicktime events! Trust me, there aren't many at all! BUT! The first time a quick time event in particular appeared, it has arrows and 2 space bar icons. I literally was 1 minute trying to figure it out before I failed and decide to plug in my controller and do it with the controller. I then got it.

Maybe I'm stupid in understanding coded messages but that was really weird to understand for me and it left me really frustrated.

Enouh of this. The combat is satisfying enough to carry the whole game alongside:

The story and the philosophy behind it. I will not even mention much about the story (You go on a top secret mission to investigate a big robot-making corporate), but the philosophy behind the game is really good and well done. It gives truly special moments to question out existance as humans and who we can have walking by our sides. This robot/human interaction in society is a good touch I never expected to get into me this much nor did I expect it to be this well fleshed out by the end of the game.

One last thing too, the plot twist behind this game. I read comments before going into the final chapter and some like "Wow, plot twist was bat-♥♥♥♥ insane, omg so cool*, it wasn't, I smelled the thing from miles away! Not sure if you, dear reader, will predict it too, but on my case, it disappointed me that I nailed what the twist was going to be.

Story is still pretty good, nothing too special, the philosophy behind it is what makes it stand out, though...

The game's length isn't bad either, it was 7.5-8 hours long for me, but I know friends who did it in 11 hours so it depends on the player. There's also multiplayer and a co-op wave based survival. Both are dead though survival can be played alone.

(Word Limit, gotta wrap up) It really gets MUCH better (from boring to fun), under 10€ is worth it for me... 6/10
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13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
wow super suprising!
i didnt expect it to be this good, the story is pretty cool, the sequences, the characters all have a personality


i didnt try multiplayer yet but i checked the forum there are ppl playing it and it must be cool :)
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
Binary Domain is a perfect example of a game that fell way under the radar. In my opinion this game looks great now the textures don't look that great but there is something that makes this game looks superb and it has a decent story and its really cool that a game finnaly dosen't have any human or zombie enemys all robots. A couple things I don't like is most of the voice acting is so bad its good and the game also has some pretty terrible animations but it is a great game and is worth the $15 price tag!
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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
25.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 28
This is probably one of the most underrated games ever, just because of the saturation of shooters that happened during its release. But the reality is, that this specific shooter has very interesting features that the others don't have. Basically those would be:

A truth system with allies, with the possibility to choose between teammates.
Unique enemies (just robots all the game, which its great). It feels a lot like Vanquish.
A very interesting story. Yes, it really has a nice story. Who could have though something like that with a shooter?
A lot of cinematics, some very lenghty ones. I don't know but it feels like a Hideo Hojima game sometimes.

All of this, maybe because the game was made by a japanese studio. So yeah, it's another shooter, but a very interesting one and unique. As I said, it remembers a lot to Vanquish, and obviously, Vanquish is better, but since there is no Vanquish on PC, this alternative is excellent, and should feel kinda enough for the ones that probably never gonna have the chance to play it.

The only problem that I really found with this game, was with issuing orders with your voice thorugh a mic. I'm just gonna say that it's better to ignore that feature and keep issuing orders like old school times, with Keyboard/Mouse or a Controller. You don't really need to issue orders with your voice, it's not necessary, and the game is still very enjoyable without that.
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10 of 12 people (83%) found this review helpful
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 15
Oh MAN, what a blast! This game is the best Terminator game you've never played. It combines Gears of War, Terminator, Future Japan, and just a ridiculous amount of fun. The voice control is stupid, and you'll never use it, but the rest of the game is a joy to play. Highly, HIGHLY recommended.
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12 of 16 people (75%) found this review helpful
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 1
One of my favorite games of all times!

God-tier Chinese Waifu
God-tier French Robot

Criminally underrated. <( ' ^ ')>
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
This must be the first cover based shooter in the third person I've played and learning the pretty stiff controls took its time while I was juggling between a controller and the keyboard and mouse combo trying to decide which was the right tool for the job. I finally settled on the latter because of the mouse aiming. Pulling off head (or whatever exposed robot body part) shots is pretty enjoyable once you put a couple of points in the Accuracy upgrade lane. On the other hand, this would probably work great in Big Picture, with a controller on the couch.

The game is basically a linear popcorn sci-fi action romp leaving no cliché unturned starting with the blank-slate-with-a-touch-of-A-hole main character and his big, bad muffhugger friend. The duo meet and team up with an assortment of other not-too-unpredictable characters and find themselves in a sticky situation after another with ever increasing robotic threat level. You've pretty much seen it all before but there was a surprise or two in there as well. And the fact that it's not a modern writing masterpiece, doesn't diminish the enjoyment of the setting and gameplay.

The character interaction and the voice communication system is what I had a small gripe with. Now, you don't have to use a microphone and instead you can give squad commands and choose dialogue options from a menu but I'm willing to bet that the very, very limited vocabulary Sgt. Dan Marshall reveals to the player was dictated by the voice recognition system and you are usually left guessing what he'll actually say to his team mates and what their reactions might be. Often times your buddies throw a question or a statement your way and you get a prompt to answer and the options are "No way." and "Yeah!". After a while it is pretty clear 90% of the time the "correct" answer to boost morale is the positive one but instead of agreeing to disagree on some points, Danny boy will curse out and call his team mates names you probably don't remember authorizing him to use.

The game felt quite linear but to confirm that I should probably re-play at least the first few chapters with different squad assignments. After all it seems I only finished the game with barely over 50% of the achievements. And there's a single player DLC pack to vary the campaign a little... Ah, well. A multiplayer co-op option for the story mode would be awesome but if you're in a situation flying solo, this game is recommended.

(And by the way it's a SEGA game, so you'll probably forgive all the cheese and clichés with a stupid grin on your face. I did.)
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8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
20.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 11
Even tough, i never tried this game before. But then, When Humble Weekly Sale SEGA came out, i was intereted about the bundle. Then i could give it a try for this game. And i can't believe it is the Best Third-Person Shooter Robots game i've ever tried in my whole life. I was a Gears of Wars fans back in Consoles Day. But this game is truly horrific and fun on PC. Might aswell grabbing your friends to try the Multiplayer mode for fun. Mostly Non-Stop Robot Shooting Mayhem!


8,5/10

I gave 8,5 because some key bindings are messed up on the Game itself not correctly. Even when using the Xbox 360 Gamepad, It still shows the Keyboards Key Bindings. This applies like other SEGA Titles like Sonic Generations. The game shown Xbox 360 Buttons only when using a Keyboard instead showing the Key bindings.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
11.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
This game is the peaceful opposite of

Go! Go! Nippon! ~My First Trip to Japan~

You wont see any kind of roboter trying to kill you or you wont destroy half Tokio on your short sightseeing tour.
You will see a few nice places and meet many nice people. Everything is alright and nobody gets hurt.

PLAY THIS GAME IF YOU LIKE FLOWERS AND SIGHTSEEING

Well, the game has its flaws like AI standing in your way, while you are defenitly not shooting anyone.
But at the bright side, the game has quite a nice story, well thats how they call the trip through Tokio.
The controls are fine, just the menu controls are kinda whack... no mouse in sight >.<
ah and you need to middle click to reload you gu... ah camera. you know to take more pictures
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
12.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
In a world where Terminators are mass produced, and nobody even knew they existed, your job is to find out who's behind this and put a stop to it...

Story: 8/10 SEGA... publishing a shooting game? WHAT?! Okay, first off, Binary Domain's story starts off pretty standard, Japan turns out to be producing human-like robots which violates the law, and it's your job to find proof and bring the distrubutor to justice, although along the way there are a LOT of twists and turns. It makes you think of what'd happen if we DO get to that point where man and machine aren't distinguishable from one-another... As many others say it's like playing a movie. It sort of drags you in to being the badass "Survivor" that everyone loves to hate. The world itself is pretty interesting, a futuristic Neo-Tokyo style, and pretty much all your enemies are robots! Or "Scrap-heads" in this case. I've just finished the story myself, and clocked in about 12 hours of Steam time with it. I may have to go through parts of it again because there are actually multiple endings. Whew, man things get heavy. The diolouge itself is kind've mediocre, but there are some good jokes and one-liners that'll make you chuckle, and the characters don't stand out too much, but this game doesn't take itself too seriously, and it makes it better for it.

Gameplay: 6/10 The gameplay can be frustrating if you don't set up your controller right, turn the sensitivity down a notch, make sure your buttons are set up, and don't bother trying to use a mic, just keep it off. It may be a feature, but it's poorly innovated in this game, sorry. You can give orders just fine with the buttons. But people complaining about the gameplay probably haven't fine-tuned their settings, if you aren't lazy, you can make this game just as playable as any other TPS. I hope you like assault-rifles though, that'll be your main weapon most the time but you can switch it up. The gameplay can be a bit repetitive, though there are sections that change things up a bit. (e.g. sliding down a wall, riding on jet-skis) Often times it felt like an off-rails shooter, since it's completely linear with a few hidden things to collect if that's your thing. The bosses are kind've interesting too, there are a few ones that switch things up from standard run n gunning, though most of them can be powered through as long as you don't take too many hits, they hit HARD! So it's a lot of evasion/cover running around trying not to get hit, while turning to aim and shoot back at the enemy. And just when I thought I haven't seen any new enemies in a while, a new type showed up to keep things a bit more interesting, it is kind of a thrill-ride wanting to know what the heck's gonna happen next, while being a part of the action to keep things moving. There are even multiple endings which are dependent on your trust levels with your teammates. Unfortunately, the online is dead, so if you're looking for the next multiplayer experience, you'd best move along.

Overall: 7/10 If you like Third person shooters, even if you aren't a fan of them, but you like things like robots, Japan, technology, you'll like this game, it's a fun ride, and for 15 bucks, it'll keep you entertained more than the story of the latest COD, that's for sure. I had to write a review because this game is actually pretty unique, I wish there were more like it, and more polished out there.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
This game is great shooter (genre wise), but an even better Third Person Shooter. There is something oddly satisfying about mowing down endless waves of robots. The story line reminds me a bit of a cliche action thriller but its still fun. I did not play with voice commands and actually thought the game could have done without that feature altogether. You can still give "commands" by pressing a button, but they don't add a lot to the game.

My only major annoyance with the game is that you earn "trust" with your squad mates. Your trust level on certain characters might affect the game ending. What's annoying about this is that you can lose rep for "friendly fire" and your squad mates, but they are constantly running and rolling in front of you. There were also a few times where the "lose trust" indicator would turn on for my entire squad even though nothing had happened (that I was aware of anyway). The voice command/response tie in to the trust levels was also equally annoying because the response choices sometimes didn't make sense within the context of the conversation so if you pick the "wrong" response you could lose trust also.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
9.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 4
WOW, was this game was a very pleasant surprise! A hidden gem.

If you like the Mass Effect series you will love this game.
And i always wanted to play a game where robots would be so much part of the story.

The good:
+ Great robot fights, it feels good to destroy a huge robot, sometimes piece by piece
+ Cool graphics with lots of details
+ Very funny dialogues
+ You feel a bond with some characters
+ Very cool robots (even the evil ones)
+ Cool Matrix like story

The bad:
- The voice command is not really responsive, i decided to deactivate it after trying to make it understand "Roger that" with n types of accents. "Roger that", "ROGER THAT" " RO GER THAT" "ROOO GGEEER THAT" -> "F*** off voice activation piece of crap!" (didn't work either)
- The camera sometimes feels weird when moving around. ( but no biggie).

Overall a 8/10 game. A Must play for the fans of 3rd person shooters.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
10.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
On paper it sounds awful; Gears of War 3rd person shooter with a B-movie plot and characters but it manages to work. The gameplay is tight and works well on both gamepad and KB+M. Shooting robots is made entertaining by effectively intergrating locational damage: shoot off it's head? It will go haywire and attack it's own buddies. Legs? It will try to shoot you or crawl in an attempt to tackle you. The guns are admittedly a little dry and are nothing new, but they're reliable and you know exactly what you're getting when you pull the trigger.

The extremely predictable plot combined with the charmingly cliche characters are what really make this game a fun romp though. It's almost a loving tribute to every action or sci-fi movie with a ragtag bunch of soliders with varying backgrounds and ethnicities coming together to shoot a scientist/dictator/ex-soldier who has gone ONE. STEP. TOO. FAR! It's ridiculous and every character is a classic archetype spewing out one-liners at every turn.

Also there's a trust system, which you obviously want to max out with each character to get the best ending. You can upgrade your main weapon (and allies too), equip "nanomachines" to give you certain stat boost and choose from a selection of sub weapons to diversify your ability to destroy hordes of robots. The boss fights, particularly around the first half of the game, deserve a special mention for being intense and involving gigantic robots.

This really is the kind of game where you need a six pack on hand because there's nothing better than sinking beers, shooting robots inbetween laughing and cheering during the cutscenes. Binary Domain isn't going to knock down the doors and expand your mind (most likely the opposite to be honest) but it is a truly fun game and is often on sale giving you no reason to avoid picking this up.
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
13.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
Haven't played a fun game like this in a very long time!
Amazing plot, hilarious and unique characters, great graphics and cinematics.
Boss fights were pretty damn awesome but challenging.
The end was so mind blowing it'll catch you off guard.
Their SpeechFX program allows to use your MIC in-game to shout commands at your team mates and repond in dialouge with them to boost character morale, I couldn't get mine to work even with my $120 headset, so luckly you can turn the setting off and respond with hitting keys which was actually simplar.
Never got to test the Multiplayer out because no on plays on it.
Would highly recommend! Another great game published by SEGA much like Alpha Protocol.
10/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
15.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 24
For some reason I really love this game <3 The dialog is terrible, the love story is cheesy, the voice recognition butchers every command I give, but there's something downright charming about Binary Domain.

I played the demo with a keyboard and mouse and hated it (it's a terrible console port), but later after I bought a 360 controller I found the game and sale and gave it a second shot. The first thing that will strike you is the destruction physics of the robot--there's nothing like it in any other game I've played. There is an incredibly visceral feel to every shot you take that either dismembers, decapitates or otherwise cripples a robot. Every weapon feels really good and every baddie feels really good shooting. Boss fights are particularly satisfying as they often evolve and change tactics as you decimate them piece by piece.

Second, the near-future setting and story taking place in a closed-border Japan is really really cool. The environments give an epic feeling making you feel like as small as a fly. And the story, although not terribly deep, keeps things moving at a nice pace alongside the constant action. As mentioned previously, the dialog is really, really, cheesy; but somehow it works. I don't know whether it was done on purpose but you feel like you're in a B-rated sci-fi film except that it's actually quite entertaining. Finally, the game is the perfect length for me--it's always better to want to stay in the game's universe a bit longer than getting bored and having too much. Binary Domain does the former. Overall, A fun sci-fi action-romp that surprisingly became one of my favorite underrated games.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
174.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 22
Not a bad shooter. The combat can be pretty intense and the big robot boss battles are fun. It's not perfect though. The people you select for your team only make a minor difference in gameplay and you're better off doing the fighting yourself rather than issuing commands to them. The weapon types are a bit limited and the upgrade system is pretty shallow. There is a "trust" system where you can basically get your team members to like or dislike you depending on how you do in combat and by responding to questions they ask you. It doesn't really seem to make a difference though. On the first play through I did everything to make sure the Chinese girl with the latina accent fell in love with me. Second play through, I shot at her whenever I could, and just generally crapped all over her and everything ended up the same.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 18
Tough story, interesting chars, exciting shooting robot, epic boss fight, multiple endings.

Recommend: playing this game with xbox 360 gamepad for best experience
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.4 hrs on record
Posted: August 19
The story has far too much narrative for my tastes (as seems to be the case for all Japanese ports), and the characters all feel like stereotypes. The approval system from your teammates was an interesting and motivating touch, but it boiled down to just being a yesman. The weapons were uninspired (couldn't drop your main one anyway), the gameplay was average, the dialogue was terrible, the enemies were over the top, and the worst for me were the timed jump actions which didn't seem to care when I actually pushed go.
All that considered, I had a good amount of fun with this game. There's something about blowing robots to bits that never gets old. 6/10
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