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.
At a developer’s roundtable the other day, Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto showed a select group of people some concept art for the new Zelda game. That select group isn’t so secret anymore. I don’t know about you, but that’s no Princess Zelda. Could it be, as so many are speculating, the living incarnation of the Master [...]
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”.
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!
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 [...]
Nintendo announced today that it was adding the Wii Vitality Sensor to the list of things one can attach to the Wii Remote. Nintendo’s official announcement claims it will expand the appeal of video games. How? Well, we’re not quite sure yet, as we’ve not yet poked the Wii Vitality Sensor. But these beautifully unblemished, [...]
Starting this fall, movies and television shows from Zune Video will be playable on the Xbox 360 in 1080p HD. Microsoft says that video start up using their new service will be “as close to instantaneous as possible” by transitioning between many different bitrates and resolutions of video. What that means, Microsoft says, is that [...]