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Renaissance Blood THD
Slashing corners
by Paul Devlin 4/6/2012
Product: Renaissance Blood THD
Developer: Bridea
Publisher: NCsoft
Format: Android
Genre: Shooter
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Announced alongside Nvidia's Tegra 3 powerhouse chipset, DaVinci THD was going to be the defining first-person shooter for the next generation of Androids.

It would boast a story campaign set during the Renaissance, Quake-esque multiplayer, and Unreal Engine-powered environments so shiny that you could practically feel the warmth of the Italian God rays through your phone.

Something, however, went deeply awry along the way. The ambitious template - laid out in the Project Renaissaince debut trailer - appears to have been almost entirely scrapped, leaving a hollow rush job of an on-rails shooter in its place. ...
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We can only imagine that some serious corners have been cut to turn such a promising FPS into a tedious shooting gallery that's a weak showcase for Tegra 3 devices
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 4
Value: 4
Innovation: 4
Overall: 4
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