STAFF REVIEW of Enter the Matrix (Xbox)


Tuesday, May 27, 2003.
by Yellowlab

Enter the Matrix Box art Enter the Matrix is perhaps the best game ever made that is based on a movie. I can not think of another game that expands upon the movie in quite the same way as this. It's worth playing alone for all the FMV shot exclusively for the game (which includes a steamy kissing scene between Niobe and Persephone). The game really shines in several categories, including, the hand to hand fighting, the ability to "focus" (slow-mo bullet time), the sounds and music are some of the best, and there is a great variety of weapons, characters, and gameplay. The separate story lines of Ghost and Niobe make it a must to play the game over after completing it with one. It has a hacking system which provides some extra games and entertainment. ETM does have a couple flaws, mainly that there are too many "escort missions", in which you have to protect others who like to put themseleves in harms way. Of course, ONE escort mission is too many, in my book. And, some of the scenery can be drab. But, the good stuff more than makes up for these flaws, and I have to give it a 5 out of 5.


The gameplay is teriffic. I've played for hours and still see new kicks, punches, and disarm moves every time I play. This game uses the slo-mo time better than any other. Fighting is easy and fun. You'll be pulling off wickedly cool moves within the first few minutes you pick it up. The story weaves into the Reloaded movie very well, and expands upon the back story.


When I saw that the game supported 1080i HDTV, I was pretty excited, but then I put it in and found it looks no better than those that support 480p. The scenery can be drab and a little on the boring side. I was getting a little tired of the sewers and endless tunnels. The FMV scenes were not up to DVD quality. On the good side, the characters look teriffic, and there is nothing really bad about the visuals, just nothing that'll make you run around in circles screaming for joy.


The music captures the Matrix experience perfectly and it does utilize some music from the first movie. This game sounds teriffic on a DD 5.1 system. The sound effects from punches to weapons deliver everything you'd want and then some.


Suggestions:
Great game! The Only suggestion I can think of would be to eliminate the escort missions (this suggestion applies to every game with one).


Overall: 10.0 / 10
Gameplay: 10.0 / 10
Visuals: 8.0 / 10
Sound: 10.0 / 10

Comments

Latest News

Titanfall IMC Rising DLC Now Available for Xbox One

Titanfall IMC Rising DLC Now Available for Xbox OneRemember that Xbox One-exclusive game called Titanfall that was the bees knees until Destiny showed up? Well, that game is still alive and kicking and chruning out kick-ass content. And if you’ve got the Season Pass, you can download now for free!








See News Archives

Top Community Gamerscores

1. Symmetric - 145,538
2. Demonseed2112 - 108,349
3. Variation-XBA - 100,086
4. Enamelized420-XBA - 49,055
5. Silent-XBA - 41,592
6. oryanphine - 37,616
7. Roujin-XBA - 36,483
8. Kamshaft-XBA - 35,239
9. Vampero - 15,915
10. GameGodX3 - 10,130
11. LiLJoe608 - 4,215
12. pierrevincy - 2,985
13. Rhiannon - 2,925
14. Sam-XBA - 2,160

Community Forum Activity

What's your Destiny
Post by Enamelized420-XBA
1 Replies, 123 Views

Tuesday September 23rd Gears of War 3 playdate 8-11 Pm Est.
Post by Kiesey78
0 Replies, 216 Views

Netflix has expanded to 6 new countries today.
Post by AndrewJack
0 Replies, 212 Views

Destiny for xbox one playdate tonight
Post by Kiesey78
0 Replies, 253 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada
Post by Kiesey78
3 Replies, 428 Views

Finally MKV playback on Xbox One!
Post by Kamshaft-XBA
5 Replies, 809 Views

Nouvelle Manette Officielle Xbox 360 "Arctic camouflage"
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 612 Views

Destiny Beta
Post by thAshAdyOne
3 Replies, 823 Views

Xbox One edition spciale Halo masterchief collection et Forza horizon 2 a gagner
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 952 Views

XboxAddict.com is 14 years old this week!
Post by Kamshaft-XBA
11 Replies, 1232 Views

Destiny Beta code for Xbox One
Post by Variation-XBA
5 Replies, 1782 Views

Gamercards !
Post by Vampero
2 Replies, 844 Views

Older 2001 Xbox disc issue?
Post by docbrown1985
4 Replies, 999 Views

Xbox Playdates Canada world series of poker (360)
Post by Kiesey78
1 Replies, 638 Views

Outlast Now Available
Post by thAshAdyOne
5 Replies, 935 Views

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 58,370
Forum Posts: 739,057
Xbox One Titles: 92
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,075
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 583
Xbox Titles: 847
Staff Reviews: 1,302
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 12,430
Screenshots: 27,207
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706
© 2000-2014 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics