Reading the myriad of reviews concerning this game, it is apparent that new fans and old fans alike are split as to the value and quality of this game. Having played through the original, I can understand how fans of the Denton brothers would feel betrayed if the new installment did not live up to high expectations they harbored – many feel that DE:IW is a disappointment and not on par with the original. I for one, I am not disappointed in the least. The expanded goals, both primary and secondary, were a welcome surprise and an improvement over the original. The stealth vs. blow 'em away choices are obvious and well done - the type of game play in many respects is left up to the player. The story line is well done and well plotted - no lags or boredom here. The graphics are vastly improved over the original and I felt the sound was slightly better as well. All-in-all, I feel the game was put together well, and easily worth the $40 and a replay or to. I recommend the game.
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