So Tatsunoko vs. Capcom kicked our brains into high nerd, and now with Aliens vs. Predator blowing our minds with the crossover potential, we wondered what would happen if our favorite game companies put differences aside and synergized the shit out of all the stuff we love in the name of greater capitalism!
Video game heroes are often tough. But there's always something that they can't do. Some trick their enemies could utilise if only they were smart enough.
So we've done it for them. Felons of the virtual realm - here is a print-out-and-keep guide to help you best these badass heroes.
How to kill... KratosDefy his existence
How to kill... BayonettaCut off her hair when she's not looking. Now she's powerless.
Snapping an alien’s teeth through a human face is gruesome. Pouring rounds out from a pulse rifle at flickering silhouettes is scary as hell. Lifting your claw to claim a trophy skull is simple fun. And with developer Rebellion returning gamers to the world of Aliens vs Predator today, there’s never been a better time to glance back at some of the best games to embrace the Alien, Predator and AvP films.
The Ace Attorney/Investigations series can be a bit baffling to outsiders these days. Most gamers could pick Phoenix and Edgeworth out of a line up, but with 4 games full of turnabouts and plot to digest, the cast has ballooned out into a much larger affair. To help make the new game a little easier to figure out, here’s a quick overview on the cast of major characters and where they stand. Best of all, it’s spoiler free for those who haven't solved the original cases!
Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, is Funcom's brutally epic MMORPG set in the high fantasy world of Conan, Robert E Howard's barbarian king. In retrospect the brooding Cimmerian's literary world was such classic material for an MMORPG, the only real surprise was that no-one had beaten Funcom to the punch when Age debuted back in 2008.
During beta over half a million signed up for the dark, adult-orientated vision of the grim
Why the upcoming tie-ins might actually do Tim Burton's film justice
Real-life shopping. Unless you enjoy shambling about like an extra in a Romero flick, it's a mostly soul-destroying activity that ranks somewhere between 'watching The X Factor' and 'tasting vomit' on our list of Things We'd Rather Not Do If We Can Help It. So it's testament to the subversive qualities of games that they can make shopping not suck. How do games do it - what makes shopping in games so much more enjoyable than shopping in
After a string of quirky, well written Ace Attorney games, Capcom is throwing gamers a curveball with Ace Attorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth. The game introduces new gameplay elements and third-person views, and most notably focuses on fan favorite Miles Edgeworth instead of series staple Phoenix Wright. We put the game’s producer, Motohide Eshiro in the hot seat and grilled him for evidence
Imagine you're a hot shot game developer. Maybe a sexy lady one that is helplessly attracted to thirty-something video game journalists. You've spent the last three years pouring your heart and soul into a brand new game. It's received with critical and commercial success. It's high-fives all round. But when the back-slapping is done, you realise that you're expected to do it all again for a sequel. Only problem is, you've used all your best
What kind of year has 2009 been? If we’re honest, a tough one. Practices central to the PC, such as the use of dedicated servers, are being ignored. We’re getting games months after our console cousins. The PC is being increasingly marginalised by publishers who don’t think we matter.
Those publishers are wrong.