With the boldly defined colours in the roof-top environment surrounding you, you look around frantically for your next escape route. Chased by armed police, your only weapon is speed and the knowledge that you need to run the hell away. Success! You spy a pipe on a wall of a building near to you. You find a ledge to run off from and in a hail of bullets you see your arms and legs flail in the still air before grabbing the pipe. You pull yourself up to the roof-top above you. Look around and the police are stuck on the other building. You carry on running and weaving through your accomplice, the environment, before reaching safety. You stop and hear yourself panting. You are safe. For now.
Platform – 360 | PS3 | PC
Developed by DICE | Published by EA
Mirror’s Edge is a game that, when it works perfectly, is unlike anything else available. It is both breath-taking and immersive. When you start playing, the first thing to hit you will be the design. The environment is distinctive with its use of colour and lighting and everything is very clear-cut. The city looks very clean and precise…perhaps a little bit too much. Indeed, you play as a courier named Faith who uses the roof-tops of The City to pass on messages or small items between persons. Continue reading