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A Parable of Ambition: Syndicate

The fragmented font might represent the fragmented state of the protagonist's mind, had the game given it a moment's thought.

The opening screen. Which I actually like.

The other day I had a realization: I’ve been talking about so many smart but rough-looking indies here on Space-Biff! that I’ve totally neglected to write about something good-looking but dumb. I recently finished my second playthrough of Syndicate from Starbreeze Studios and EA, and so it feels like the time is right to talk about why I think it’s an excellent but forgettable shooter.

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