2:49 pm - Turn on the PlayStation Portable. It's dead. I haven't touched it since Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker
Gladiator Begins (PSP)
So, for some reason you're still reading after that introduction. I guess that means you're genuinely interested in Gladiator Begins, or that you've been tricked by the clever marketing that involved a half naked slave girl in a big helmet. I say tricked because you fell for one of the oldest tricks in the book. Titties. Luckily you may have stumbled upon an almost decent PSP game. I said "may have" so you'll have to actually read this review to see if it's a pile of crap or not.
The environments leave a lot to be desired. For the most part, you'll be fighting in a sandy ring with up to four other combatants. I think I can forgive them for having a dull environment, because it makes you focus on your enemies and where you plan on stabbing them... repeatedly. The only time you'll get a cut scene of any kind is when you fight a boss-type character one on one. Sagat, or whatever you name your gladiator, will walk up to them and do a mini-fatality such as chopping off their head with their shield. This should have happened more frequently, and each weapon should of been given multiple mini-fatalities. It's your reward for winning! I want to see some variety darn it.
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