What’s new in Left 4 Dead 2? This collection of direct feed gameplay snippets from Valve’s quick sequel shows off the highlights: melee weapons, incendiary bullets, new Special Infected, zombie killin’ action set during day time and… tractors! Yes, this is the South, so you’ll come across a John Deere or two in your journey [...]
In: Gaming News8 Jun 2009
I called Just Cause 2 the best thing I saw at E3. That’s a big call for a sequel to a so-so game. So, just in case you think I’ve gone mad, watch this. It’s the same developer demo I sat through behind closed doors at E3. It runs for around 10 minutes, but it’s [...]
In: Gaming News8 Jun 2009
Fresh out of E3, Eidos have released some screenshots for their upcoming sandbox sequel Just Cause 2. That half of them feature explosions is not a coincidence.
In: Gaming News4 Jun 2009
Prepare to meet your frosty, carbonated maker in this E3 trailer for Telltale’s Tales of Monkey Island. Brings back memories, doesn’t it? That’s Dominic Armato voicing Guybrush there. He’s the original voice actor for the character, and it shows. Who else could pull off a line like, “Here comes Guybrush Threepwood’s glowing sword of hot [...]
This being E3, there’s been a lot of impressive stuff on show. But nothing as impressive as seeing somebody play Ubisoft’s RUSE on Microsoft’s $20,000 touch-screen “Surface”.
As I wrapped up many of the Sony games not mentioned during their E3 press conference on Wednesday, today I’ll bring word of a number of DS and Wii games that went unmentioned by Nintendo, starting with the latest look at Nicalis’s overhaul of Pixel’s oft-mentioned and still gold-standard indie platformer Cave Story. Despite appearances, [...]
At Konami’s E3 Booth yesterday I got my first chance to play the video game adaptation of the smash hit horror film series Saw, leaving me questioning the limits of my violence tolerance. What Is It? Saw bridges the gap between the first two Saw movies, placing the player in the role of Danny Glover’s [...]
So, Mario and Luigi are Italian, but are they Italian stereotypes? Be warned, bad words and bad fake facial hair ahead! Thanks, B W!
One of the many exclusive PlayStation Network downloadables not specifically called out by Sony in its Tuesday conference: Gravity Crash, a new shooter from UK dev Just Add Water that mashes Geometry Wars-esque retro-vector style with twitchy dual stick shooting, and, more importantly, includes a full level editor to let players create and share their [...]
Mario is back and ready to circle around planets in spaaaaaaaaaace. As we posted previously, Miyamoto said that the original plan was to “essentially create new variations of the worlds in Super Mario Galaxy.” But, over time, the developers have had so many ideas that Miyamoto estimates that 90% of the game’s levels are all [...]