Mars War Logs takes you to Mars, nearly a century after the cataclysm that threw the planet and its colonists into chaos. Water has become the most precious resource on the arid red planet, with a few companies fighting a perpetual war for its control.
Games on a budget tend to sacrifice features in order to focus on one particular element. That can lead to shoddy graphics, lame combat, or an uninteresting storyline. Sometimes, though, a budget title can be a pleasant surprise, balancing all these elements, and almost successfully emulating a big-budget production. Mars: War Logs is that pleasant surprise. I went into the game not expecting much, but left rather impressed by its premise, gameplay, and it's deceptively big-budget tone. In Mars: War Logs, you step into the shoes of the pretentiously named Roy Temperance, a battle-hardened veteran who just happens to find himself in a prisoner camp. Of course, he has plans to bust loose with the help of a young man named Innocence. It's a story of resistance and revolt... Read Review