It was a HOT summer day. And a hot summer in Florida, is lava hot with a steam bath in between. I was in my friends garage. I can’t remember what year it was but for whatever reason, his parents made him keep his Nintendo in the damn blazing garage with one of those old 70’s TV’s with the clicky knobs on them. Why is it that we always got the hand me down TV’s for our Nintendo’s? [Read more...]
I really don’t know what to make of this. I’m not a first person shooter guy for the most part so I guess my opinions on this genre are tainted from the start, and it’s hard to discern exactly what drew me to this experience. The graphics? The story? The Sci-Fi Elements? The Tropics? The Physics? [Read more...]
A decade has passed since the last time Metroid crossed my fingers. My fingers cramped and bled, just like they should. Being played on my new, custom monstrosity of a gaming device (which is fabulous) it was hard not to get caught up in the beauty of this primordial masterpiece.
As anyone who read my Top 5 dungeon crawlers will know, I can’t resist an opportunity to hack my way through some goblins, so when ‘Dungeon Hunter Alliance’ appeared on the European PSN store for just £9.99 (just under fifteen dollars in your green notes) I couldn’t resist an impulse buy. [Read more...]
This week the Smithsonian American Art Museum is asking the internet to vote on the best art in videogames. The Art of Video Games exhibition will explore the 40-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects, the creative use of new technologies, and the most influential artists and designers. [Read more...]
Top 5 3DS games to look forward to.
When the first rumours started emerging of a new 3D DS, I was skeptical to say the least. It seemed Nintendo was just trying to cash in on the “3D revolution”, but when they unveiled their new piece of hardware at E3 it blew my expectations out of the water. However, flashy new 3D technology is not what is going to make or break the system. It’s the games. So here is what I consider to be the crème de la crème of upcoming 3DS titles.
Assassins Creed Brotherhood is Ubisoft’s newest entry in the Assassins Creed series, but it is not a sequel. The game carries on the story of Ezio Auditore da Firenze (best name ever) and retains the renaissance Italy setting of Assassins Creed 2. However, the intriguing part about this installment is that it will include a multi-player component and, as promised, the PS3 has a beta. On September 7th the beta was made available to PS Plus users as a hefty 3 GB download.