Follow a gripping, surprise-filled journey as two dissimilar characters form an uneasy partnership in order to survive through a perilous, post-apocalyptic America. 150 years in the future, war and destruction have left the world in ruins with few humans remaining and nature having reclaimed the world.
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Follow a gripping, surprise-filled journey as two dissimilar characters form an uneasy partnership in order to survive through a perilous, post-apocalyptic America.

150 years in the future, war and destruction have left the world in ruins with few humans remaining and nature having reclaimed the world. Mysterious slave ships harvest the dwindling population and take them out west, never to return.

Trip, a technologically savvy young woman has been imprisoned by a slave ship but manages to escape using her mental prowess. Monkey, a strong, brutish loner and fellow prisoner also gets free by virtue of his raw power and brawn. Trip quickly realizes that Monkey is her ticket to freedom and is her only hope to survive her perilous journey back home. She hacks a slave headband and fits it on Monkey, linking them together. If she dies, he dies and her journey has now become his. ENSLAVED centers on the complex relationship between the two main characters. Players take on the role of Monkey, utilizing a mix of combat, strategy and environmental traversal to ensure he and Trip survive the threats and obstacles that stand in the way of their freedom.

Key Features

  • The Premium Edition includes the original critically-acclaimed game, and additional DLC content “Pigsy’s Perfect 10” as well as character enhancement skins Ninja Monkey, Classic Monkey and Sexy Trip.
  • Engaging Storyline - A post-apocalyptic retelling of the classic 400-year old novel Journey to the West co-written by famed novelist and
    screenwriter, Alex Garland.
  • A Cinematic Masterpiece - Dramatic cutscenes co-directed by Andy Serkis, who also plays the lead role of Monkey, portraying critical events that drive the story of Monkey and Trip.
  • Stunning Environments - Explore a beautiful, eerie world of war-ravaged cityscapes that have been reclaimed by nature and are fraught with danger at every turn.
  • Dynamic Combat System - Attack and defend with agile prowess using a combination of melee attacks, blocks, and intense
    takedowns. Use Monkey to overtake an enemy, steal its weapon, then rip the enemy apart systematically.

Вимоги до системи

    Мінімальні:
    • ОС: Windows XP SP2, Vista or higher
    • Процесор: Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.20GHz / AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+
    • Оперативна пам’ять: 2 GB ОП
    • Відеокарта: Nvidia Geforce 9600/ ATI Radeon HD 4850
    • DirectX: версії 9.0c
    • Місце на диску: 12 GB доступного місця
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Щойно опубліковані
( 1.4 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 28 червня
First she escapes on her own, refusing to help him, then on the ground she suddenly needs his help, "I'd never make it on my own", ENSLAVES™ him, starting the Odyssey to the West™. And he's just fine with all this after thinking for a few seconds.

Horrible camera action on the first level, sometimes changing the view while fighting so it would be more fun to figure out what's going on apparently.

Default graphics settings look like shadows have no filtering at all and default maximum resolution is 1920x1200 so ini tweaking is recommended.

Well, at least it was only 4,99 €.

Just started chapter 2 but hopes aren't very high that either the story or camera work will improve much.
Boothy
( 13.8 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 28 червня
Good:

Good story, nice locations (really liked the post apocalyptic world), some good voice acting (appart from maybe the last scene). Well paced for the most part.

Enjoyable combat and gameplay.

“Pigsy’s Perfect 10” DLC is quite good, worth a play through as the playing Pigsy is completely different from the main game play style. (Access via the Extras menu in the main game).

Bad:
Considering this is only 3 years old, GFX look quite dated up close, low details even when on high settings (very obvious a last gen console port with no effort to enhance for PC).

Some settings don't 'stick' between sessions and have to be selected again (like screen res).

Some poorly placed check-points (arn't they always?), forcing you to do the same bit repeatedly until you can get past a specific point.

Really anoying 3rd person camera at times, esspecially mid fight, regularly points the camera in the exact opposite direction to where it's needed. i.e. with your enemies behind you off screen, forcing you to manually swivel round to see what's what!

General:
Play with a controler, it makes like easier than fighting with the keyboard/mouse, and it's not actually a bad set up.

Overall:
Overall I say there as ~11-12 hours of gameplay for a single run through of both the main game, and Pigsy's DLC.

And I enjoyed it quite a lot, other than for the odd camera issue.

Well worth the current sale price (June 2016).
nilesta
( 9.2 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 25 червня
To get the cons out of the way: Occasionally you find yourself stuck on a random bit of scenery. This isn't game breaking, it's not forever stuck, sometimes you just hit it at the wrong angle and you roll instead of jumping, which is only really frustating in the timed sections in which you die you don't make that jump.

Also, the camera occasionally just decides that you should definately be looking in THIS direction, right now -- which is maddening when you're trying to aim, or find the next hand hold, or whatever.

All that said, the game is fantastic. The Graphics aren't bleeding edge or anything, but it's colorful, well drawn, well animated, I'd call it decidedly pretty, and a huge relief after years of gritty brown "realism."

Combat is intuitive and easy to pick up, some of the mechanics are great fun, and as someone who is not a fighting game junkie, that means a lot.

The climbing and jumping around bits are fluid and entertaining. The characters are likeable, even though the escortee does do the occasional annoying reminding you of the objective every two minutes shtick that escortees do, you still find yourself rooting for them.

There's a romance, bit it doesn't feel awkward, or forced or slapped on in post production, it's actually a bit of a slow burn and quite enjoyable. No sudden but inevitable declarations, no because-the-back-story-said-so -- there's actual chemistry and lingering glances.

This game sucks you in, and rarely lets you up for air, so try not to start it an hour before you have to be somewhere -- you are going to be late.
Squashbuckler
( 2.2 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 25 червня
A massively annnoying and predictable jumping puzzle game with horrible controls and a jerky camera system. All other areas are mediocre. I struggled to keep playing. This has been done better with the tomb raider series. I do not recommend. and did not continue playing.
Issues with freezing and tabbing out also created more issues that I was not pleased with. Extremely linear.
Bitaria
( 17.3 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 25 червня
HELP!!! the courtyard scene with the jugernaut keeps glitching and the wall isnt breaking.
Aru369
( 9.9 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 25 червня
Just finished this fine adventure.
Got astonished with there amazing graphics for game age. it is 2016 and this game looks pretty and vivid. Really nice voice acting. Face expressions.
I had really fun time playing this game. Interesting main story, with cloudy back story and this game left me wanting to know what happened next. I guess it is too good to hope about second part of this game or some kind of other game in the same universe to continue developing this world.
Game mechanics is easy. reminded me prince of persia just a lot less hardcore version of that. You can't jump of the cliff like in POP there you had endless ways to die.
Get xbox 360 controller or something like that. Game ment to be played on consoles and consoles input is the best. Tried with keyboard and didn't like that . finished all game with the controller.
I can recommend this game, have funny time playing it.
Jacana jacana
( 9.8 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 22 червня
in the dystopic future, please and thank you aree long dead

edit: i just noticed the 'sexy robot trip' option in the extras folder after you beat it. f that
mickyman007
( 14.7 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 21 червня
Great game, perhaps on the short side, but comes along with a great add on which gives you an entire new campaign to play, expanding on the story and providing new gameplay mechanics. The overall feeling gives off a well polished and solid game.
Lvchaos
( 6.9 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 18 червня
A bit of Matrix philosophy with a touch of aesthetical and creative reinterpretation of the classic.
Maskerade
( 3.1 год. зареєстровано )
Додано: 17 червня
It's not perfect, but it's a great game. I'm sad I missed out on this gem when it first came out. There are a few PC hickups graphically, possibly due to driver issues. But those are over shadowed by the great visuals and animations, and clever narrative between the characters. I would recommend this to anyone who is tired of games that forget good stories and mechanics go together like pb and j.
Найбільш слушні рецензії  За останні 30 дн.
2 з 2 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
Рекомендована
9.9 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 25 червня
Just finished this fine adventure.
Got astonished with there amazing graphics for game age. it is 2016 and this game looks pretty and vivid. Really nice voice acting. Face expressions.
I had really fun time playing this game. Interesting main story, with cloudy back story and this game left me wanting to know what happened next. I guess it is too good to hope about second part of this game or some kind of other game in the same universe to continue developing this world.
Game mechanics is easy. reminded me prince of persia just a lot less hardcore version of that. You can't jump of the cliff like in POP there you had endless ways to die.
Get xbox 360 controller or something like that. Game ment to be played on consoles and consoles input is the best. Tried with keyboard and didn't like that . finished all game with the controller.
I can recommend this game, have funny time playing it.
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1 з 1 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
Рекомендована
9.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 25 червня
To get the cons out of the way: Occasionally you find yourself stuck on a random bit of scenery. This isn't game breaking, it's not forever stuck, sometimes you just hit it at the wrong angle and you roll instead of jumping, which is only really frustating in the timed sections in which you die you don't make that jump.

Also, the camera occasionally just decides that you should definately be looking in THIS direction, right now -- which is maddening when you're trying to aim, or find the next hand hold, or whatever.

All that said, the game is fantastic. The Graphics aren't bleeding edge or anything, but it's colorful, well drawn, well animated, I'd call it decidedly pretty, and a huge relief after years of gritty brown "realism."

Combat is intuitive and easy to pick up, some of the mechanics are great fun, and as someone who is not a fighting game junkie, that means a lot.

The climbing and jumping around bits are fluid and entertaining. The characters are likeable, even though the escortee does do the occasional annoying reminding you of the objective every two minutes shtick that escortees do, you still find yourself rooting for them.

There's a romance, bit it doesn't feel awkward, or forced or slapped on in post production, it's actually a bit of a slow burn and quite enjoyable. No sudden but inevitable declarations, no because-the-back-story-said-so -- there's actual chemistry and lingering glances.

This game sucks you in, and rarely lets you up for air, so try not to start it an hour before you have to be somewhere -- you are going to be late.
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2 з 3 людей (67%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
Рекомендована
10.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 14 червня
Enslaved is an action-plateformer with some combat where you play as Monkey, a really agile and really strong guy "enslaved" by Trip, a really intelligent girl who needs him to get back to her tribe. It's set in a post-post-apocalyptic world, apparently centuries after a war against machines. Cities have been deserted and plants have grown everywhere, but in the ruins of civilizations, ancient mechs still lurk and do what they have been programmed for : kill all humans.

Halfway through the game, after a not-so-surpising plot twist, a third character is added to the duo, Pigsy, a fat, smelly guy kinda obsessed with pigs. He will help Monkey and Trip finding and destroying the Pyramid, a place where all humans captured by mechs are enslaved... or are they ?

It's a fun and rather short little game ( maybe don't buy it full price ) combining a lot of easy climbing ( you generally can't die and there is only one path ) and some dynamic fighting, with a bit of shooting and puzzle solving. Monkey has some kind of daibo he uses to kick mech's @sses with, with a light attack, a strong attack, a wide attack and a charged electrical attack. You can also unlock a "fury" attack available after the daibo is fully charged by hitting enemies with normal attacks, and you can protect yourself with a shield, well, two shields in fact : one protects you from bullets, the other one you can activate it when attacked in melee.

The daibo can also shoot plasma and stun rays, used to deactivate enemies shields and kill them from a distance.

In addition, there is one under-used mechanic that only serves a few times in the game : the hoverboard. Called the Cloud ( like the Magical Cloud in Dragon Ball ), it's a really fast disc that Monkey can use at very specific locations to get accross water for example, or fight fast bosses.

And then there is Trip. You can't control her directly, but you can give her orders, she can generate a decoy to attract enemy fire, heal you, and she'll mostly be used to open locked doors, hack stuff and put ladders down. She has an EMP to defend herself in case she gets attacked in melee, and overall she's not really a burden ( unlike most games where you have to escort an NPC, I'm looking at you, Ashely from RE4 ), except when she glitches through the floor and you have to restart the whole chapter/zone.

PROS :

- nice story loosely inspired by the 16th century Chinese novel "Journey to the West" ( Dragon Ball was inspired by that too, you might find some similarities ).
- nice characters, voice over and facial animations during cutscenes. Monkey is voiced by Andy Serkis, mostly known for Gollum in LOTR.
- easy and effective climbing mechanics, it's quick, responsive, and you can't fall to your death
- upgradable hero and gear
- nice graphics for a 2010 game
- light humor after Pigsy joins the group
- unlockable costumes for Monkey and Trip when you finish the game
- unlockable mini adventure where you play as Pigsy, with its own gameplay mechanics.
- nice cutscenes

CONS :

- the camera sucks most of the time, but especially during combats
- some bugs and glitches, Trip disappearing into the environment, scene becoming black when you alt-tab, game crashing when you alt-tab
- no real save system. There is a checkpoint system when you die, but if you quit the game or if it crashes/glitches, there is a big chance you'll have to start the whole chapter over
- characters are a bit cliché : you have the strong hero, the naive cute girl and the funny sidekick. I'd like to have seen some more "extreme" personalities to get more tension between the characters. especially between Trip and Monkey.
- not a big variety of enemies : normal mechs, gun mechs, shielded mechs, stun mechs, some stronger versions of mechs and variants and combinations of the above.
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43 з 43 людей (100%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
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13.8 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 26 лютого 2014 р.
Enslaved — ігровий переказ класичного роману "Подорож на Захід", а заразом запізнілий порт чудової пригодницької гри. Переказ причому збіса винахідливий: головних героїв звуть Мавп і Тріпітака. Мавп, хоч і людина, але має шикарну спритність і пояс, який нагадує хвіст. До всього він озброєний посохом, що змінює довжину та літає на Хмарі. Канон дотримано, п'ятірочка!

Так повелося, що ексорт-місії в різних іграх люто ненавидять. Тут УСЯ гра є одним великим завданням супроводу, але повірте, вам анітрохи не спаде на думку вважати це недоліком. Тріп поводиться дуже адекватно і ні разу нічого не запорює. Ба більше - її постійна присутність у грі та вразливість у бою (особливо це!) роблять одну чудову річ — гравець справді піклується про неї. Як і Мавп: спершу з примусу, а потім із власного бажання.
Про акробатику, боївку, кілька різновидів ворогів-роботів та вплетені перестрілки-стелс багато говорити не варто. Гра насправді бере не цим. Секрет її успіху — в конкретних людях.
1. Ninja Theorу. Британці вміють створювати живі світи, кіношну крутість та наситити гру відчуттям пригоди. А ще в них нереально круті аніматори й художники.
2. Алекс Ґарленд. Сценарій — просто неймовірний. Наголошую, сценарій, а не сюжет (сюжетна основа недалеко втекла від першоджерела). У грі три з половиною персонажі, але це дозволяє сильніше розкрутити внутрішнью сторону історії — подача, її оживлення і зачеплені теми просто розкішні. А закінчення... Скажу коротко: Ґарленд пише найкращі відкриті фінали на планеті.
3. Енді Серкіс, той що грав Голлума, Кінг Конга та інших. Тут грає Мавпа, а заодно є постановником гри. Самі розумієте, якої якості сценки вас чекають.
Ігровий процес не відривається від історії - тут усе контекстно залежне, цілі не висмоктані з пальця, і правила час від часу та й змінюються. От хіба що під кінець барвистість краєвидів загасає, а роботів стає забагато, але і тут це має логічне обгрунтування.

Enslaved — це гра, де в авангарді йде історія. А за нею... за нею йде Пригода. Одна з найкращих за останні роки.
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Підсумок: Н - "На захід!"
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15 з 16 людей (94%) вважають цю рецензію слушною
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18.0 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 26 вересня 2015 р.
Якщо ви до цих пір чекаєте на продовження Beyond Good and Evil чи залишились незадоволені платформінгом в останньому Tomb Raider, існує гра, яка цілком може задовольнити вашу спрагу в цікавих пригодах. І ця гра - Enslaved: Odyssey to the West.

На Землі панує розруха. Роботи викрадають рештки людей та кудись їх вивозять на спеціальних летючих кораблях. На одному із таких кораблів опиняється герой гри - Манкі. Але якась дівчина-хакер влаштовує диверсію і Манкі вдається разом з нею втекти на рятувальному човнику. Та коли після падіння він прийшов до тями - то побачив у себе на голові рабський обруч, що контролює життєві функції. Чарівна незнайомка представилась Тріпітакою (скорочено Тріп) і сказала, що їй потрібно попасти додому, якщо Манкі допоможе - вона його відпустить. А обруч - гарантія, що Манкі не втече, бо тоді його чекає смерть. Так починається одна із найзахоплюючих подорожей в ігровій індустрії!

На шляху Манкі і Тріп траплятимуться роботи, які будуть всіма способами старатися ускладнити героям життя. Деяких можна обійти, а з деякими прийдеться вступити в нерівний бій. Бойова система проста, проте її можна прокачувати. Манкі вміє укриватися, перекочуватися (без цього ніяк), блокувати удари, знерухомлювати роботів, наносити простенькі комбо та стріляти зі своєї супер-палиці. Для прокачки використовуються ігрова валюта у вигляді золотистих кульок, які можна шукати на локаціях або піднімати з переможених роботів. Ви можете покращити рівень здоров"я, броні, збільшити кількість зарядів палиці, її скорострільність, вивчити супер удари тощо. Негусто, але для розправи з ворогами вистачить цілком. Вороги теж бувають різні, зі щитами, з невразливістю до знерухомлення, є такі, що пробивають блок, не реагують на удари, стріляють і навіть викликають підмогу. Ну і гігантські мехи у ролі босів в наявності )) Від супутниці - Тріп, користі мало, але вона вміє відволікати увагу роботів, поки Манкі заходить з тилу. Досить корисна річ.

Графіка у грі посередня, проблеми з тінями, не завжди працюють налаштування, приходиться правити конфігураційний файл вручну, але це не складно. Тим більше, що дизайнери постаралися на славу і намалювали шикарні локації, які не раз здивують вас своєю красою. А локації прийдеться детально досліджувати, оскільки правильний шлях не завжди очевидний. Проте з цим проблем у Манкі не виникне - по виступах і стінах він лазить та стрибає не гірше Лариски. А з часом у нього появиться ще й щось на зразок ховерскейта (правда лише на відповідних локаціях).

Ближче до кінця гри появиться ще й третій персонаж - дядечко Пігсі, за якого, до речі, можна пограти у екстра-кампанії. Там геймплей відрізнятиметься, оскільки Пігсі не вміє битися. Йому прийдеться тримати роботів на відстані з допомогою свого дробовика та різних технічних засобів. Ця кампанія навіть складніша за основну. І сюжет у ній досить сентиментальний. Готовте носовички ))

Однозначно маст хев. Чудова пригодницька гра, обов"язкова для проходження. Рекомендую.
PS. До речі, гра являє собою інтерпретацію популярного китайського міфу про царя мавп.
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4.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 30 червня 2014 р.
Чудова гра, схожа на добру казку.
Мiмiка персонажiв, дiалоги та сюжет - 10/10.
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10.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 7 листопада 2014 р.
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is a sci-fi reworking of the classic Chinese tale, Journey to the West. Set after an apocalyptic war, the world has largely been abandoned and only a remnant of civilisation remains, alongside what's left of a hostile robot army.The setting is at times stunning. The skeletal remains of civilisation are being re-enveloped by verdant nature. It's a refreshing move away from the barren browns and reds we usually associate with post-apocalyptic settings. Despite its age and technical limitations - coupled with even more limited graphics options - Enslaved is a beautiful game with obvious care and attention paid to its lush environments, its detailed, motion-captured animation overseen by Andy "Gollum" Serkis, and its nuanced character design.It's also clear that care has been lavished on the story. Main characters Monkey and Trip are fully rounded out. The nature of their strained relationship plays out naturally, and develops organically. There are the occasional fumbles, especially at the very beginning as the rules of their relationship are set, and the conflict feels a little rushed and too quickly resolved. Overall, however, the dialogue and character development prove to be sophisticated to a degree far in excess of what one might expect from an action-brawler.Other characters taken and adapted from the novel are equally well represented, and the central narrative pays homage to original story reinterpreting its themes of action, choice and consequence expertly and without the heavy hand mass market media so often utilises. The game plays out as an extended escort mission of sorts. The concept may strike dread in the hearts of many a gamer, but it’s not so much a burden and plays in a similar fashion to Bioshock Infinite’s Elizabeth. Trip will hide from combat while Monkey lays the smack down on robots. The combat its self is initially frantic and exciting, but soon it becomes clear it lacks any sort of depth. In fact, for all its visual punch the combat has no actual power behind it and its limitations quickly become evident. Other aspects of the game also suffer from being pedestrian and uninteresting. Platforming and puzzle elements are functional, but both lack any imagination and act as little more than a distraction from the combat zones.Enslaved is highly scripted and very linear, and despite the verticality of many levels and the sprawling nature of the world Money and Trip have a very narrow path to follow. The scripted nature of the game is both its strength and ultimately its biggest weakness.Despite some stunning art direction and a rich story complete with interesting and complex characters, Enslaved fails to provide a compelling game play experience to complement its artistic and narrative strengths.
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24.2 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 15 листопада 2013 р.
Based on the ancient Chinese story 'Journey to the West'

This has got to be one of my top favorite games. It has a brilliant storyline, engaging characters and character development. Beautiful scenery, funny moments within the game between Trip and Monkey. It's just overall a amazing game to play.

I'd recommend playing it on hard though, and to tweak your graphic settings in the ini file to improve the game a lot more better.
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13.8 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 16 квітня 2014 р.
8/10

genre : action/adventure

Enslaved is a sci-fi tale, set after an apocalyptic war, where only a remnant of civilisation remains and a hostile robot army prevails. You take the role of Monkey and you are captured and compelled to aid Trip by use of an electronic slave headband in order to escort her to her home.

+ Very solid presentation, with care and attention paid to its lush environments, the character models are very well done, detailed motion-captured animations. Configuring the .cfg file can improve the results (see the forum), since the graphics options are limited.
+ Excellent atmosphere, sci-fi post apocalyptic setting, original and complelling story and likeable main character , sophisticated dialogue and character development way more than one might expect from an action/brawler.
+ Gameplay wise it's an action game with some platforming and exploration elements, simplistic puzzles, cooperation with the main npc in order to advance, some tactical options like distract etc. It never becomes boring. It's kind of a game that we don't see often on our pcs.
+ Melee which is the main element of gameplay feels very satisfying , don't except variety like in dmc, but still it's done right.
+ Fluid controls ,also remappable, runs smoothly.

+/- Highly scripted and very linear.

- Platforming and puzzle elements are functional, but both lack any imagination and act as little more than a distraction from the combat zones
- Some camera problems when platforming
- The combat is initially frantic and exciting, but soon it becomes clear it lacks any sort of depth.

This was a surprise for me , since i don't play on consoles and didn't know the game before, straightforward action-adventure game with a detailed and involving story , refreshing and at times stunning setting. Two thumbs up.
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21.3 год. зареєстровано
Додано: 24 липня 2014 р.
Disclaimer: Do not buy this game if you do not own a gamepad. The mouse support is about as bad as it gets. I use kb/m whenever possible in third person games and I had to use a gamepad for this one.

Enslaved is a well-written and satisfying-but-simple spectacle fighter with a heavy story emphasis and some minor puzzles. It is a post-apocalyptic adaptation of a classic Chinese novel "Journey to the West." There are several nods to the original story, such as the names of the main characters which may interest those who have read the book.

The writing is excellent for the most part and acted very well. The game manages to be both serious and humorous while telling the story and rarely feels out of place. My one issue is the way that the two main characters Monkey and Trip meet. The meeting should be the biggest source of conflict in the entire story, yet it is glossed over and forgotten within a minute. It reminds me a lot of the criticism aimed at Tomb Raider 2013 and Far Cry 3 for how quickly those main characters got used to killing people after leading normal, peaceful lives up to that point.

Gameplay is pretty simple and definitely nothing groundbreaking. The game is a simple yet satisfying spectacle fighter with simple one-button traversal mechanics. You also need to solve a few basic puzzles to make it through some levels. It is quite easy even on hard difficulty. Unfortunately the game makes use of seemingly randomly-placed fixed camera angles that can easily confuse the player and will sometimes make your character immediately walk back through a doorway after entering a room. The other big issue with the camera is during combat itself. It likes to jerk the camera around randomly every time you attack and zoom way in so it's impossible to keep track of enemies other than the one you're attacking. It may also cause motion sickness. It's a stupid design decision chosen just to make the combat more flashy, as seems to be a common problem with spectacle fighters.

The game has a nice art style, but average last-gen console-quality graphics. I find that this is enough to hamper the art style in what should be a very beautiful game, which is very unfortunate. It still has its moments, but it would be an absolutely gorgeous game if the developers had put any effort into the PC port.

Speaking of the port, it's just about as lazy as it gets. The mouse is treated like a joystick and is given a deadzone when you go into aim mode, just like Dead Space. It's basically useless and I found it unplayable. Graphical quality is limited to low/medium/high though it thankfully has a separate toggle for motion blur which looks even more fake and ugly than most games. There are no graphical enhancements for the PC version. Button prompts always show controller buttons even if you don't have one plugged in. The game has a custom mouse cursor, yet the mouse doesn't work in menus. The one good thing about the port is that the game uses Unreal Engine 3 so it runs very smoothly and will handle 120/144 Hz flawlessly with only a minor config tweak.

So while it's far from a perfect game, mostly due to poor and outdated design decisions and a lazy port, it's quite fun and a great story experience.

The Premium Edition on PC also includes the Pigsy's Perfect 10 DLC. It turns the game from a simple-but-satisfying story-focused spectacle fighter into a sub-par stealth/cover shooter starring a fat, disgusting, misogynist pig on his quest to build a robot girlfriend. Seriously what were they thinking? Thankfully it was short.
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