Before I begin my actual review I'd first like to say that I'm not a part of the crowd that claimed this to be "best game ever" (or any of those other trite expressions) before the game even came out. I was interested in this game, yes, but I only preordered it because I had left over store credit and nothing else of interest was in stock. Anyways, I have to say Advent Rising has surprised and impressed me.
Story - 9.5/10
Well, what can I say? The story of this game is quite intriguing and unique. Orson Scott Card, a famed science-fiction novelist, has contributed his ideas into a video game and they absolutely shine. The story is presented in a cinematic fashion that truly gives the game the epic feel that most games lack.
I won't give details into the story or the premise because you can read that on the back of the box. Instead, I would like to say that the premise and basic atmosphere of the game is very immersive and charming also. The story has a slew of elements that combine so...