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Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy!

The popular Bourne Conspiracy movies have finally spawned a video game adaptation, but will The Bourne Conspiracy be able to break the movie-to-game curse?

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Tie-In: The story of The Bourne Conspiracy has you placed in the shoes of 30-million dollar human weapon Jason Bourne on his adventures that range from ruthlessly killing targets as an assassin, to running away from his own agency.

You will be able to play through the story that ties in with the movies. You will take the role of Jason Bourne as he is being used as an assassin, and as he is fleeing from his former employers.

The story in the game is quite strong but like the movies can occasionally be a little confusing for those that do not pay attention to every word that is said a detail that is seen.

Interactive Movie: The biggest draw-in of The Bourne Conspiracy is having the opportunity to fight using all of Jason Bourne's abilities.

While the shooting aspects of the game are quite average, the hand-to-hand combat is where the juiciest action lies.

The combat system in the game does not involve running around mashing buttons as you flail your arms around and instead employs a unique countering system that gives the combat a more personal feel.

When you engage an enemy, your camera will shoot down to a lower level and focus on you and your opponent (like a movie fight scene).

During the actual combat, you will be able to use nearly anything in your environment to throw, sling, stab and swing at your enemy, while at the same time blocking and evading your opponent's attacks.

The combat in The Bourne Conspiracy is much more visceral and intense then anything that has been done before. You will undoubtedly enjoy the edge-of-your-seat battles that you will engage in.

Variety Is The Spice Of Life: The Bourne Conspiracy features a relatively large amount of campaign missions that you run through, but many of them seem to be shorter then the last.

The levels have quite a bit of variety however, and you will fight in a number of settings from ships, to warehouses, to offices.

While the levels are all nice and varied, the game is incredibly short and only clocks in at an unheard-of 5-6 hours.

That number means that you will be able to beat the game and have no farther use of it (because of the lack of online play) in less then an average work day.

Rent vs. Buy: Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Conspiracy is a very enjoyable game that does not radically fail on any level except for the unbelievably short campaign mode.

The visceral combat, impressive visuals, strong sound effects and varied levels are all nice, but the lack of any replay value and utterly shocking campaign length make The Bourne Conspiracy a rent only.

Report Card

The visceral combat, impressive visuals, strong sound effects and varied levels are all nice, but the lack of any replay value and utterly shocking campaign length make The Bourne Conspiracy a rent only. (Krakrabbit.com)


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