So you didn’t have a Halloween costume this year. Boo hoo. Well, GamesRadar will come to the rescue yet again. All you need is some paper and a printer (and some scissors to cut out the eye holes), and you’ve got yourself a quick last-minute Halloween costume in, well, a minute! You’ll be the star of party. Or you’ll just be laughed at
The Clash of Ninja series has been running strong for nearly four years now (even more if you’ve been importing), and at this point it’s become the fighting game equivalent to Madden. Each year you get a few welcome gameplay tweaks, slightly enhanced visuals and a roster bursting with colorful new characters.
THE INFO BOX
Post date: October 30, 2009
T-Dar 75 length: 2:21:40
Intro song by: Anamanaguchi
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Incestuous. That’s the best way to explain the ongoing relationship between horror films and games. First games stole from films in early licenses like Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre, then horror films stole from games, most obviously in the ‘works’ of Uwe Boll like House of the Dead and BloodRayne.
All this week our friends at 3D World have been looking at the landmark 3D titles in gaming, starting in the arcades and charting the most cutting-edge advances in 3D technology all the way to the games that we play on home consoles today.
Night Driver (Atari, 1976)
Generally held to be the very first 3D video game, Atari’s Night Driver managed to conjure a 3D experience out of very little computing horsepower by
Ah, Halloween. Easily one of the most predictable weeks of the year. See, as a content site, we have to come up with ideas every single day, so when a massive holiday comes around, it’s like a free ticket that tempts any and all websites to jump on the festive bandwagon. In fact, holiday-themed internet articles are now the easiest way to tell what time of the year it is.
Why the return of the mouse is going to change everything.
We’ve played the game and, already, we’ve felt the fear.
Yes, BioShock 2 has new guns, new powers, new tools and new multiplayer. For the first time, you can shoot rivets or drill through enemy flesh as a Big Daddy, control turret guns from across the room with remote hacking darts, combine plasmids for electrified tornado death traps and go head-to-head with friends in a raging online Splicer War.
What better way to celebrate Halloweek than with a Photoshop frenzy of brains and bile as we zombify some of gaming's best loved characters. Be warned, however, some of these images are a tad graphic, full of weeping sores, rotting flesh and exposed rib cages, so don't go getting disturbed for life over these. Promise? Good.
Perhaps better than any other creative medium, videogames have managed to recreate entire ecosystems of imaginary creatures and presented them in an observable context. Books and movies may offer detailed glimpses of anatomy and behavior, but only in videogames does the observer interact with organisms and experience behaviors first hand.