24 October 2011

Research and Development

Gaming Genres: Graphical Adventure, FPS, Physics
Story Genres: Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic
Graphical Styles: 3D, Realism
Series/World: Half Life
Platforms: Windows
Pricing Model: Free
Developer(s): Mbortolino
Publisher(s): Mbortolino
Initial Release Date: July 14, 2009
Website(s): ModDB Entry
Research and Development is a puzzle-centric mod for Half-Life 2: Episode Two featuring an unarmed player but plenty of violent mayhem.

A fantastic puzzler set in the Half Life universe. The most unique aspect of this is that it is not devoid of action, explosions, and death; instead you are simply not wielding weapons. The game is about 1/3rd action, 1/3rd logic, and 1/3rd platforming; It is an enjoyable experience only lessened somewhat by the rather shallow and easy puzzles.

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Indieness: Quintessentially Indie
Play?: Should Play

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