The man tied to the chair in front of you begs for mercy, as you drunkenly shout at him to tell you the value of the bounty for your dead body. He tells you the price on your head and even who placed it and immediately calms down. This reprieve is short- lived, though, as you proceed to, amid screams and scrabbling, kick him into the cargo bay of your spaceship and open the hatch.
Growing up, I loved reading Choose Your Own Adventure books. The capability to actually make a series of choices based on what you would do and read the results of your actions in the story was hugely appealing… in fact, for me it is still hugely appealing. It is for that reason that when I heard about a new Nancy Drew “GameBook” coming to the iPhone I knew I had to review it.
Last Updated: February 28. 2011 1:00AM Chris Campbell / Scripps Howard News Service Capcom has almost dominated the 2-D fighting genre, buoyed by its two outstanding franchises, “Street Fighter” and “Marvel vs. Capcom.” While the former has been purring along successfully for ages, the latter has been dormant for almost a decade, and those of us who enjoyed “Marvel vs.
The title is a mouthful – Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds – but for fighting fans the game is jaw-dropping.The seamless blend of campy retro styling with modern graphics delivers a fun, if often quirky,title. Fighting games go back to the days when play took place in arcades and not living rooms.
Sega has quite clearly found an emulator that they like to bring their old Genesis games to the iPhone and consequently we are getting rather regular releases of old Genesis titles. One of the latest of these is Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master, and while the game is still an enjoyable retro experience, it does serve to highlight a serious flaw or two in the way these games are being brought to the iOS.
Back when Atari ruled the world, a few guys could get together and create a hit video game. That do-it-yourself aesthetic lives on: There’s a thriving “indie” community devoted topersonal-computer games, and Apple’s App Store is filled with the efforts of solo programmers. The console market has been tougher for indie developers to crack.
Game review: Shadow Guardian – iPad 3:57pm Thursday 20th January 2011 Uncharted appears to be a popular gaming series, would not be a great idea if someone was to create something similar on the app store? Good job that Gameloft are on hand to answer these demands with Shadow Guardian.
I’ve reviewed Martian Fluxx, Family Fluxx, and EcoFluxx, and I think I’ve found a new favorite: Pirate Fluxx. Of course, that is a subjective opinion, being a major pirate fan myself (the one problem with ninjas: no repeat business in assassination!). Objectively, the game has a few new dynamics to take play in a more unpredictable, yet strategic, direction from the other Fluxxes…
Published: Mon, January 17, 2011 @ 12:00 a.m. ‘WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CATACLYSM’ Grade: A Details: Published by Activision Blizzard for PC, Mac; $39.99; rated Teen “World of Warcraft’s” first two expansions extended the game’s story line and increased the game world’s size, with “The Burning Crusade” adding the extra-dimensional Outland to explore and “Wrath of the Lich King” taking high-level players to frozen Northrend to battle the undead.
Londonist has some skills and no tiny experience when it comes to sneaking around a house in the dark with a companion in tow, trying desperately not get caught. With that in mind, we jumped at the chance to take part in Heist, a game by Fire Hazard where the aim is to break into a warehouse, steal the goodies and get out.