As of late, Sega has been on quite a roll when it comes to making titles that are action packed, visually impressive and fun to play. Vanquish more than continues that streak by delivering a third person shooter that pushes the player’s skills not only in terms of the way they actually approach combat but also in their ability to prioritize combat objectives. Vanquish takes place in a future that is not too far from now when the planet’s human population has grown at an unsustainable rate and now multiple nations are fighting for what resources are left. In a move to avoid a resource war with the rest of the world, the United States has launched a space station with a generator powered directly by the sun as an alternative fuel source
So when it comes to third-person shooter games these days, a lot of game developers tend to reinvent the wheel of what made this genre so good while adding their own unique flare...only to be misconceived by players who associate these games by other recognizable titles, Gears of War or otherwise. Of course, such a conception is left for debate. However, Platinum Games of MadWorld and Bayonetta fame took this TPS genre and developed a game with a flare that was never displayed in any third-person … more
Vanquish (ヴァンキッシュ Vankisshu?) is a third-person shooter video game developed by Platinum Games and published by Sega for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 video game consoles. The game was released in October 2010.