The unique setting of Deep Black combines action-packed battles with an immersive story line, of complex science-fiction mystery, espionage and bio-terror. Offering realistic physics in an underwater environment brings new “depths” to in-game challenges in Deep Black. Players will take to the murky depths armed with a wrath of underwater equipment from specialized underwater jet packs with integrated harpoons, mini submersibles and other high tech equipment in pursuit of enemies. With the majority of the game play taking place below the water’s surface, action-adventure fans will need to master new skills to fight hostile enemies and infiltrate enemy bases.
There is no shortage of third-person action games on the Xbox 360. A number of folks still engage in Gears of War multiplayer on a daily basis; Dead Space’s first two chapters have been excellent, with a rumored third game on the way; and Red Faction Armageddon, despite its weak sales numbers, was better than initially expected. That said, there’s always room for one more, and while Deep Black: Episode 1 isn’t likely to land a huge audience, its interesting premise makes up enough for its pratfalls. The game has you infiltrating an enemy base that’s hidden underwater and surrounded by threats that are both human and automated, with guards patrolling the area and robots threatening you through certain sections. Deep Black livens up... Read Review