Mirror’s Edge (Series) Review
Posted: A year ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
The first game could be traversed in a variety of ways, but the second moved this into a fully open world. Along with the climbing, running, grabbing and swinging you can zip-line down from heights, tiptoe along ledges and find equipment to extend your reach.
Combat is more advanced in the second game, which makes it more engaging and removes the use of guns by the player altogether, focusing instead on Faith's running and parkour movements and quick melee-style attacks to take down or evade her enemies.
Players: This is a single player game. Mirror's Edge Catalyst has no live multiplayer but offers online Time Trial routes defined by other players along with Location Emitters for people to track down in an exploration activity similar to geocaching.
Rated PEGI 16+ with violence. Rated by ESRB as TEEN with mild language and violence: Players use punches, kicks, and takedowns to combat armed guards. Impact sounds, realistic gunfire, and cries of pain occur during battles. A handful of sequence depict additional acts of violence: a woman held at gunpoint; a man electrocuted to death on a table. The words “*!@?*” and “b*tch” are heard in the dialogue.
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games... read more about system accessibility settings.
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