Name of Game: Velvet Assassin
Publisher: SouthPeak Interactive
Release Date: 4/28/2009
Genre: Action, Adventure
Overall Rating: 1.0
Platforms: XBox 360 and PC
Lets start out by stating this game is possibly the worst game I have ever played/reviewed!!!
You're a British Secret Agent who has to destroy and assassinate key political and military targets.
The AI in the game is so dumb, but dead-on when they go to shoot you. Her sneaking thing is sluggish and inconsistent, the hype was worth it but the game was a huge letdown.
There's not a very big selection of weapons and ammo is scarce at best. Its extremely difficult, slow and tedious. The graphics are horrible, and I've seen better PS1 and Gameboy games that were more interactive and fun.
Now you are probably asking would I buy this game? No, I would not because the gameplay is horrible, the controls are sluggish, or plain flat do not work. As mentioned above, the sneaking thing is terrible and the enemies can see you as if you were walking up to them and ammo is nearly in non-existant.
230w ago - In a new glimpse at the star of the upcoming Velvet Assassin, developer Replay Studios stresses that Violette Summer is no Lara Croft or similarly disproportionate game babe.
A press release says the developers didn't aim to sensationalize the war against the Nazis.
"An integral part of that mission was to provide players with an intriguing view of the war by portraying a strong, yet normal (emphasis theirs) woman, not only in physique - but also in the reality of her abilities."
The stealth action game is inspired by the true story of Violette Szabo, a woman who joined the allied forces as a spy after her husband was killed in battle. Szabo was captured, tortured and killed during her second mission.
Violent Assassin sees Summer recalling her own story, of sneaking behind enemy lines to help defeat the Nazis, while comatose in a hospital. The entire game is a flashback, and players can use morphine to slow down Summer's dreams when the situation calls for it.
Today we got a few renderings of Summer's various outfits. We're told that all of Summer's possessions have a meaning and a use, hence the need for different clothing. The one above is her standard aviator outfit, and below is her night dress, which is suddenly donned when Summer uses morphine. I guess...