Monday 12 June 2006
Let's face it, the last Syphon Filter on PS2 was pretty rubbish. From the off it felt like it was trying to ride on 24's popularity wave, what with picture-in-picture cut-scenes and overly-dramatic plot twists.
But now Dark Mirror is here, and it not only reflects the past greatness of this series but sets a benchmark for all action games on PSP. You'll be amazed at how good Gabe and his buddies feel on Sony's handheld. And how bloody violent it is as well.
After stumbling through a few mediocre sequels and nearly disappearing altogether, the Syphon Filter series came roaring back to life on the PSP with 2006's Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror. Dark Mirror reworked the aging spy series into a kickass, gadget-heavy stealth-shooter, and its sequel - titled Logan's Shadow - keeps the same taut pace while adding a ton of cool bells and whistles to what was already one of the PSP's best action games. The story is darker, the action is more varied and the