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Perfect Dark: 20 Years Later

Perfect Dark: 20 Years Later

Twenty years on from release I must acknowledge that, for a classic multiplayer game, Perfect Dark now suffers from a fairly major fault. It’s nigh-on unplayable. Those sleek offices and twisting tunnels have morphed into poorly textured geometric mazes. The explosions and effects, brilliant in memory, are muted. Most of all, the always-suspect framerate is now a convicted murderer.

All The Studios Under The Xbox Banner

All The Studios Under The Xbox Banner

Only a couple of years ago, the biggest claim against Microsoft was that they didn’t have enough exclusive content, and not enough studios to make it. It’s taking a while for some of those exclusives to come together, but today the lineup of Xbox development talent looks very different.