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Peter Jackson's King Kong!

The latest movie-to-game game has finally released, but will King Kong be any better then previous games based off movies?

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ARGGG: In Peter Jackson's King Kong, you will be put into the shoes of both human Jack Driscoll, and giant ape Kong. Each side conflicts with each other in the way that Jack is searching for Kong, and Kong...well, Kong just kills dinosaurs most of the time.

The gameplay when playing as Kong is superior to playing as Jack. When playing as Kong, you will bun amok the lush forests of Skull Island in a third-person format, climbing and jumping from rocky cliff to cliff in a platformer style of play.

When you get to some of the combat portions, you will be fighting with mostly dinosaurs in a strength battle. You will be able to pull off a couple of different moves to kill your foe, but the combat usually ends up being too easy, as the maneuver that allows you to break open your opponents mouth is nearly unbeatable.

When playing as Jack, you will shoot in a traditional First Person Shooter style, using everything from pistols and rifles, to flaming spears. You will have to fight a small variety of creatures that look oddly like overgrown spiders and centipedes.

The gameplay when playing as Kong can be enjoyable for a small amount of time, but you will get sick of your seeming invincibility.

When playing as Jack using the FPS perceptive, you can't help but notice that the gameplay isn't near the level of full FPSs like Call of Duty, Halo, or even F.E.A.R.

Rent vs. Buy: The weakly told story, the sub-par FPS gameplay and the overall sub-par look and feel of the game force the game into the vault of poorly made movie games.

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The weakly told story, the sub-par FPS gameplay and the overall sub-par look and feel of the game force the game into the vault of poorly made movie games. (Krakrabbit.com)


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