Past Rants, Raves & Views

Raven Squad: Operation Hidden Dagger

Publisher: Evolved Games, South Peak Interactive

Developer: Atomic Motion

Format: Xbox 360, PC

Available: Now

A clever mix or strategy and shooting sounds impressive, but sadly the game isn’t.

PMUK Blog Raven Squad

There’s nothing that depresses me more than when I load up a game and am greeted with a cheesy military-style theme. Random text chattering along the bottom of the screen, satellite photos of empty fields, the words ‘mission directives’ instead of a simple ‘options’, a grave voiceover taking about a mission gone bad. All these little gimmicks make my heat sink to its lowest depths. So imagine my delight when I loaded up Raven Squad, and was greeted with every single lazy gimmick in the book. Ah well, here we go…