‘The Crew': The Joystiq Assessment
In the middle of the final console era, Ubisoft has gone from “the French writer behind the Tom Clancy video games” to the world’s main creator of profitable open-world sandbox franchises (by amount, if not high quality). This success hinges on a easy method shared by all of Ubisoft’s open-world video games: Giant, fascinating worlds plus tons of issues to see and do equals pleased clients. Based mostly on large gross sales and a decade of largely constructive important response, this looks like a strong and, extra crucially, reproducible components.
With The Crew, Ubisoft and developer Ivory Tower hope to use these rules to the world of arcade-type racing video games whereas additionally tacking on an omnipresent multiplayer element that supposedly makes the sport’s world -– an abridged tackle the whole contiguous United States -– really feel extra alive, whereas additionally making it easy and enjoyable to race across the nation with your folks on-line. It is an concept that’s undeniably formidable and, if executed correctly, might propel The Crew to the entrance of the racing recreation pack. Sadly, this racer is extra Yugo than Porsche.Click on right here for the complete assessment!
- Key specs
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- Recreation format Optical disc, Downloadable
- On-line options Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Retailer, Browser
- Drive capability 500 GB
- Controller sort Wired, Wi-fi
- Movement controls Accelerometer, Gyroscopic, Digital camera / optical
- Video outputs HDMI
- Weight 6.17 lb
- Launched 2013-eleven-15
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