The career length of ordinary MX or ATV professionals must be really short. Considering the punishment their bodies must take, what with the whole “getting run over by large vehicles while being driven into the mud” thing, it’s hard to imagine many of them surviving for long. That’s our biggest takeaway from MX vs ATV Alive, simply because we spent loads of time having motorcycle tracks permanently imprinted on our backsides...
If the PS3's Motorstorm series made the term “real-time terrain deformation” sexy, then MX vs ATV Reflex is bringing sexy back. Rainbow Studios, a developer that's been churning out mud-kickin' motocross titles since the PS1 era, has redefined the technology in their latest off-road racer, turning it into a visual and game-changing treat for fans of the genre.
Dec 17, 2007
Youll probably often hear MX compared to the PS3 launch game Motorstorm, with both offering a similarly comprehensive vehicle set and both flinging mud about the place like a pig in the poo pond. But where Motorstorm is among the most beautiful racers ever made, MX is as plain as a bowling shoe and - because of that, we fear - likely to get a bit of a thrashing sales-wise on store shelves.
Theres no reason why a game with the pedigree of MX shouldnt be the 360s answer to
Crack out the party hats. Frogger has been in a permanent state of road kill for 25 years. Konami celebrate by freeing him from his Sisyphean road-crossing task and placing him in a series of trials set by a talking panda.
Frogger hops around dull isometric platform levels, but he can only jump forwards, needing shoulder button presses to change direction. Due to the rubbish graphics, you can't tell which way he's facing, repeatedly sending him face first into brick walls or the water which,
We often find ourselves staring mournfully at our 2D Pokemon in Diamond and Pearl, wishing they’d sprout that third dimension. So imagine our beaming faces as My Pokemon Ranch loaded up. Here, as in the GameCube’s Pokemon Box, is a chance to free your ’Mon from the confines of a DS cart and let them loose on Wii, all under the watchful eye of Ranch owner Hayley
Dec 13, 2007
Do long words confuse you? Is vocabulary not your strong point? In lieu of a traditional education, you might want to check out this piece of self-help software. By filling in missing letters, un-jumbling words from an alphabet soup, picking the correct definition and eliminating letters from a puzzle board, youll improve your ability to express yourself. Or so they say. We cant see what anyone will gain from this that they couldnt gain tenfold from a good novel and a dictionary.
A couple clever ideas can make a boring subject like Physics more interesting or render a crappy movie bearable. And My World, My Way, another RPG for the DS, proves that a little smarts can even make a by-the-numbers adventure of a princess out to get a boyfriend worth sitting through. Most of the time.
Five minutes in, one thing was clear. Despite our best efforts to kill the trees and build a vale of torment that would leave its residents a quivering mess, “Animal Crossing” would have been a more appropriate name.
So, the latest MySims game. It’s part adventure, part platformer, part puzzler and part Sim-tastic create-’em-up. There’s variety in spades, a great story with an amusing script and snazzy visuals to boot.
Of the three main MySims games, this is easily the most story-orientated. Although you can potter about the levels as you please, providing you’ve unlocked them, the story itself is fairly linear.
Poor old King Roland is a monarch with a problem – not that you could tell from his fluffy smiling face. Despite the apparent lack of concern, his kingdom is crumbling because nobody remembers how to rebuild and repair stuff anymore. It’s a magic kingdom however, where you can’t just knock something together with a few planks and some nails, so the King holds a contest.