Review: Mirror’s Edge (360)

Mirror’s Edge
EA Games, 2008

Mirror’s Edge is perhaps more impressive for what it could have been that what it is. A first person parkour inspired platformer Mirror’s Edge represents a step forward in way the player interacts with the world around them while at the same time mires its gameplay in traps completely familiar to the average game player. At its heights the game mirrors (**groan**) the energy, excitement and tension of Casino Royale’s opening chase scene and at its worst is vaguely reminiscent of ramming one’s head into a concrete wall…repeatedly.

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