Developer: Evolution Studios
Review by: Bill Jones
MotorStorm: Apocalypse is a beautiful disaster of a game. It takes the series from its dusty and tropical landscapes to a venue of urban destruction, but plagued with bad timing and a poor story, Apocalypse gets off to a slow start.
While developer Evolution Studios can hardly be blamed for circumstances well outside of their control, Apocalypse’s story of a group of thrill-seekers who flock to a dying city ravaged by an earthquake to race — well, it’s a little hard to experience outside of the context of Japan’s disaster at this point. If that wasn’t working against the game enough, the major hack on PlayStation Network all but stifled the online community of MotorStorm: Apocalypse. Apparently, the only thing worse than the timing of MotorStorm: Apocalypse is its story. (more…)