Archive for 21 April 2008
‘Imagination Is The Only Escape’
The game in question is set in France during WWII and is about a boy who can see the atrocities of war around him, but chooses to escape through his imagination, hence the title.
Luc Bernard, the man behind the original idea for the game, has aired his opinions on various gaming sites saying that he’s appalled that WWII games can be made, glorifying a horrible period in time, but stories of significance and struggle won’t be published.
`C&C3 Kane`s Wrath` Gold
The C&C expansion Kane’s Wrath has now gone gold and will be storming store shelves on March 23rd.
`Pirates of the Burning Sea` First Look
It would be tough to argue that the world needs another MMO.
Wii Cheerleading Game
‘All Star Cheer Squad’ will be “the first-ever cheerleading videogame” ever created and will be coming to the Wii and DS, THQ announced.
‘The World Ends With You’
Square Enix is releasing ‘The World Ends With You’ on Nintendo DS on 18 April.
Nintendo To Get ‘Dream Pinball 3D’
‘Dream Pinball 3D’ promises to be a “cutting-edge” pinball simulation for both the Wii and the DS. By using the unique control technologies, the game will take pinball simulations to the next level of pinballing heaven.
‘Beautiful Katamari’ Review
I find myself something of an outsider on the “in joke” that is Katamari Damacy.
‘Napoleon`s Campaigns’ Review
‘Napoleon’s Campaigns’ is a lovingly recreated snapshot of the battles of one of France’s best“It’s all wood panelling, olde-world script, pen and ink, cutlasses and globes”loved historical figures, where determine the outcome.
`Fantasy Wars` Review
Disney To Bring ‘Ultimate Band’
Yes, a Disney game to take on the likes of ‘Guitar Hero’ and ‘Rock Band’, but ‘Ultimate Band’ won’t have the full kit. Instead it’ll just use the Wii remote (and stylus on DS) as virtual instruments.
‘Pokemon’ on DS
Anyone still suffering from ‘Pokemon’ fever will be pleased to hear that two more titles are heading to DS.
`Overclocked: A History of Violence` Preview
‘Overclocked’ takes the idea of story telling in reverse, “that thing they did in Memento”, and gives it its own twist.
Interview: Ron Gilbert
on Gilbert will always be known as the guy that gave us the comic genius that is ‘Monkey Island’ and gamers the world over are thankful that Guybrush came into their lives.
New Sonic Game For DS
Developed by Bioware, ‘Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood’ is due to come out on the DS sometime this year.
Nintendo Pii’d Off
After losing $975m as a result of game piracy, Nintendo have asked the US Trade Representative to take more aggressive combating piracy.
‘Race Driver: GRID’ Trailer Reveals All
Codemasters, creators of ‘Colin McRae: DiRT’, have said that their new game is an aggressive racer which is produced by rendering footage created from in-game and car track modles.
City of Heroes/City of Villains UI Changes Interview
City of Heroes and Vilians Programmer CW Bennett explains about the new game interface changes coming to trhe superhero MMORPG.Q: Can you tell us about yourself and what you do on the COH dev team?A: My name is CW and I’m a programmer on the City of Heroes/City of Villains development team.
`Everquest II: Rise of Kunark Review`
Like it or not, the ‘Everquest’ series is a cornerstone of the MMO market.
‘Devil May Cry 4’ Review
‘Devil May Cry 4’ (DMC4) sees Capcom shoring up a major franchise that had somewhat lost its way.
Northerners Discriminated Against By Ninetendo
On last nights BBC programme, ‘Watchdog’, it was claimed that the voice recognition system on Nintendo’s ‘Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training’ DS game discriminates against Northerners.