In line with the arrival of Dexter's fourth season, Marc Ecko Entertainment has released Dexter The Game, the long awaited application for iPhone and iPod Touch. The wait is over alright but is the game any good?
Dexter The Game, based on the first season of Showtime's Emmy winning series Dexter, allows you to step into the shoes of Dexter Morgan, a covert serial killer governed by a strict moral code who works for the Miami Metro Police Department as a blood spatter analyst. Just like the series, you're expected to maintain Dexter's average-guy facade as you control his decisions, analyze crime scenes and uncover evidence while using stealth tactics to stalk your prey in fully realized 3D. Take note, however, that every outcome of your step and action revolves around the Code of Harry: Kill only the guilty and don't get caught!
"We've taken great care with Dexter The Game to create a premium title that both
fans of the show and gamers will love," Marc Fernandez, vice president of
Marc Ecko Entertainment, said in a statement.
Dexter The Game reportedly boasts some of the most impressive graphics seen on the iPhone and iPod Touch. It has been developed to take advantage of signature features such as the touch screen, accelerometer and recent iPhone 3.0 additions but more importantly, it is voiced by none other than Dexter Morgan's portrayer, Michael C. Hall himself.
"We are thrilled to give iPhone and iPod Touch owners a way to experience Dexter
in a fresh, engaging way," said Len Fogge, executive vice president, creative,
marketing, research and digital media at Showtime Networks. "The minute you
begin controlling him and hearing his innermost thoughts, you are completely