It goes from scarily horrific to absurdly horrific.If you were to turn it into a movie, it would feel like two different movies. Which explains why the adaptation of The Ritual, just released on Netflix, is completely uninterested in the second half of Neville’s novel. There’s only so much you can do with characters lost in the woods stalked by a malicious presense.
The script leans a little too hard into exploring the main character’s psyche, which is problematic when he’s the least interesting character.
At least Rafe Spall is pretty good at doing least interesting.
In Game Informer’s preview, they note that it’s one of many changes to the Metro formula.
Instead of hoarding and bartering with ammo, players will need to scavenge junk and craft it into parts at a workstation Fallout 4 style.
And director David Bruckner visually manifests his psyche in some strange set pieces.
If you look at The Ritual as a creature feature, it does what it needs to do, despite a forced attempt to live up to the title.Want to play a cool game where secret destinies unite allies and enemies, interesting characters navigate a randomized map, and love conquers all?First, allow me to introduce Princess Cornelia, who is going to screw it all up.It’s basically like every other zombie mode you’ve already seen, but with the new school Rainbow Six flavor.Outbreak is a free addition that will be staged to the game on February 20th, but remember, the fun begins on March 6th.It can lose the bullet economy, but Exodus better keep the underground brothels.