Friday, July 22, 2011

Alice:Madness Returns

I have finally done it. After squeezing in 30 minutes here and 15 minutes there, I have finally beat Alice:Madness Returns.

Now, Fiance is entirely too touchy about how I played the 2nd game before beating the 1st one, but I think he's just mad that I beat Madness Returns before he did.

I very rarely do video game reviews, but this game was so absolutely fantastic that I felt compelled to share it with you all.

Of course, most of you know that I love love love Alice in Wonderland. Pretty much everything about it. The old cartoon movie. The new movie with Johnny Depp as Mad Hatter. And if I remember correctly there was a TV series back in the day. Anyways, I love it all. Before Madness Returns came out, I didn't know that there was a part 1 to the game. But part 2 looked so amazing, I skipped part 1.

This game is dark. Alice is dark. The story is dark. I love it. I mean, look at her.
She's freakin' creepy.

It was actually pretty easy too, but Fiance and I believe that I have a depth perception problem, and this game involves a lot of jumping onto platforms and such that I think are right in front of Alice when they are actually like 10 feet away. I fell....a lot. But other than that, not too bad. She carries around a knife for slicing, a hobbit horse for smashing, a pepper sprayer thingy for shooting and a tea pot for throwing hot bombs at her opponents.

I would get so angry when I had to put the game down. It pretty much hooked me from the beginning. If I had had the time, I would have probably played for hours.

I highly recommend the game to anyone...except maybe children. It is a little...bloody. And when Alice is almost dead, she goes into Hysteria mode and she cannot be hurt, but she looks like this...


Have a great weekend everyone! Stay inside, play some Alice and beat the heat! :)


Bouncin' Barb said...

Always love hearing from you JM. Creepy doesn't always have to be bad does it? I'm not into video games because I have no hand eye coordination but they are entertaining to say the least.

Teresa - in the Middle Side of Life said...

LOL - I'm not a gamer, except for the little kid games and Isaiah always beats me. hehehe!

steph c said...

This looks nuts! Is it a computer game or is it on other consoles? I'm super intrigued!

Oilfield Trash said...

Oh wow.

Meg O. said...

Looks crazy! You know, I know nothing about video games. Seriously. I sang in a concert last weekend (I sing with the Houston Symphony Chorus) where it was all Final Fantasy music played by the symphony, and the crowd went NUTS over it and I had never heard of any of those songs before! I feel like such a loser. lol

Mynx said...

Last video game I played with any addiction was Kingdom Hearts. Havent even picked up the controller to the xBox 360 and somehow I cant see my boys choosing an Alice game no matter how gory.
Sounds like you had fun though.

Onto the next one?

ib said...

This looks downright creepy. I always was curious about how Alice would act if we happened upon her during a prolonged crack bender. Now, I know.

lyndylou said...

I think Holly would love this game as she is nuts on Alice in Wonderland too :)

SkippyMom said...

Although the original Alice in Wonderland is sort of dark - that game appears downright sinister. WOW.

Nice job beating it.

Jumble Mash said...

It was pretty awesome, guys! And yes, its on consoles. I don't believe its a computer game, although the first one may have been.