A common legend pervades the galaxy-that of a powerful, highly intelligent ancient race that will one day deliver the universe. They are known as Humans. The Advent of Humanity Begins...
Väldigt positivt (189 recensioner) - 80% av 189 användarrecensioner för det här spelet är positiva.
Utgivningsdatum: 9 aug, 2005

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“...has a lot to offer in terms of gameplay, story, and sound...it brings original ideas and a good dose of personality to a genre that often focuses too much on just shooting people in the face.”
79 – IGN

Om detta spel

En legend sätter sin prägel på galaxen. Den handlar om en mäktig, intelligent äldre ras som en dag kommer att befria universum. De kallas människor.
Vissa påstår att de är messias. Andra tror att de bara existerar i ungdomarnas fantasi. Sökarna vet däremot att människorna finns och betraktar dem som en fiende som måste förgöras. Under sken av att vara välvilliga utforskare kammar sökarna genom universum och förgör mänskliga kolonier där de hittar dem. Tills nu.
I samarbete med den prisbelönta science fiction-författaren Orson Scott Card har GlyphX Games skapat en fängslade historia där spelarna kastas rakt in i en otrolig intergalaktisk saga.
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    Minimikrav: Windows 2000/XP, processor på 2,0 GHz, 256 MB arbetsminne, 128 MB ATI 9000 eller senare, eller 128 MB GeForce 3 eller senare (ej GeForce 4 MX), DirectX 8.1-kompatibelt ljudkort eller senare, DirectX 9.0 (medföljer nedladdningen), minst 5,5 GB ledig plats på hårddisken, NVIDIA nForce eller annat moderkort/ljudkort med Dolby Digital Interactive Content Encoder som krävs för Dolby Digital-ljud, Windows-kompatibelt tangentbord och mus
    Rekommenderas: Windows 2000/XP, processor på 3,4 GHz, 512 MB arbetsminne, 256 MB GeForce FX 5600 eller senare, eller ATI Radeon 9600 eller senare, Sound Blaster Audigy 2-ljudkort eller senare, spelkontroll
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6.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 7 december, 2015
Advent Rising is one of these games that just can't seem to get it all together. Despite excellent production values and a compelling sci-fi story there are some less-than-perfect gameplay flaws that mar what could have been one of the best games of the year.

Advent Rising tells the futuristic tale of Gideon Payne, an altruistic hero and rookie pilot that attempts to save all humans from an evil alien race. The Seekers are hell bent on destroying the humans that colonized the galaxy while another benevolent race revere the humans to be fantastical creatures with extraordinary gifts. In Gideon's case this turns out to be true as he is imbued with superhuman powers such as levitation, energy blasts and energy shields.

An action-based shooter, Advent Rising incorporates elements of role-playing in that you unlock new skills, powers and weapons and increase your ability to utilize them in different situations. This game has already been released on the Xbox where the control system attempts to replicate the keyboard and mouse combo of the PC. Now that it's been released on the PC these features are somewhat redundant. Some of the technical problems that plagued the Xbox version have been addressed such as the chugging framerate which is as smooth as glass on the PC but there are other problems that keep this game from reaching the top of the heap.

This isn't your typical shooter. It's marinated in a good story, good graphics(keeping in mind it came out in 2005), great effects and an excellent soundtrack produced by two Emmy award winners. The story was written by Orson Scott Card who was responsible for Halo as well as other sci-fi publications. Playing the game on the PC it seems to have more console elements to it. It's reminiscent of a console to PC port such as Max Payne. Not only do the main characters share the same last name they also use a dodge move that slows down time. It's called bullet time in case you just fell off of the turnip wagon.

The pace is a little slower than your average shooter but that's because of the all-encompassing storyline. It justifies situations in the game. There are lots of interesting plot twists and turns. It's like a great comic book come to life. It's just too bad there are some control issues. Some of the weapons are slow such as the plasma and rockets. Character models are irregularly elongated and have a spongy bounce to their movements which doesn't feel very solid. There are also instances where characters get stuck in the environment.

The voiceacting and soundtrack are second to none. The music doesn't just mimic the action it actually foreshadows events in true Hollywood fashion. There is some cornball dialog that seems like it came from an anime production but thankfully those moments are few and far between. The explosions are impressive from both a visual and audio standpoint. They almost set a new standard, which is good considering that some of the graphics are rather boring, especially some of the overused textures.

Advent Rising is a good game, it's short but it's good. There are some flaws that you need to overlook but there's nothing here that will ruin the entire experience. The lack of a co-op or multi-player modes reduces the replay value but you can go back and experiment with different combinations of powers.
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12 av 12 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
27.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 11 februari
awesome game, great storyline 10/10. expect bad graphics, come on this game is 11 years old
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4 av 4 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 7 januari
This game is great. Its 10 years old but still super fun and the story and style are top notch. if you catch it on a good sale snap it up. You will enjoy this. I cant believe i missed this when it first came out.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
18.0 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 11 januari
This is a pretty underrated game. The gameplay itself is actually quite good. With the mix of powers/weapons, it's a bit like a fast-paced Bioshock. With it currently on sale for a buck, you can't go wrong.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
4.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 14 januari
Advent Rising is a good game, to be a game that is so old and compaired to games of this past year alone it holds its ground quite well. Matrix like action combined with tons of firepower and lots of enemies. Makes for a good game.

Oh and the story is kinda okay.
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