SiN Episodes: Emergence has all the elements that could have made a great game. Bombastic characters, comical gratuity both in gore and in partial nudity and a much laid back if not heavily generic storyline. If you take the final product for what it is, one 9th of a much larger game with multiple plot strands, a sprawling Universe and an internal lore, emergence comes off as rather disappointing. There are clearly sections where you could see the developers had planned to make a cohesive Universe with this rather sloppy first chapter just acting as an introduction. So when you play emergence it’s kind of difficult to take any of it to heart. Technically emergence is a sort of sequel or at least expansion of the 1998 SiN series.
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