In 1983 you, like us, would have played a Commodore 64. It was also the year you could have picked up a copy of 2000AD in the UK, to read it for Skizz written by a young Alan Moore. Twenty-five years later, the worlds of comics and games have definitively separated in terms of experience - so why do we see so many of our favorite comic creator names appearing in the credits of certain games? Rebellion bought 2000AD and Judge Dredd Magazine, Top Cow is half-owned by Eidos and Rockstars marketers
The Iron Man movie may still be under wraps, but at last week's E3 show Sega was pimping out an early look at the game of the movie, which includes big names like Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson and Gwyneth Paltrow. Whether any of these famous faces will take time out to speak into a microphone for the game remains to be announced but Sega's developer team has had access to most, if not all, assets from the film.
Behind closed doors we saw an early level in progress that took place in a
20. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes
Silicon Knights | Konami | 2004
A slick remake of the revolutionary spy drama that's still considered by many to be the best entry in the Metal Gear saga
What made it so great?
Take the single greatest game of the PSone generation, inject a fresh graphical update and all the cool new gameplay features from its PS2 sequel, and you've got an instant classic. Developed by Canadian developer Silicon Knights and filled with new cutscenes by Japanese film
What the hell did people do all day before the internet? In just the past year, user-generated sites like YouTube have become everyday destinations for virtually anything that's ever been recorded, broadcasted or even conceived of - and that includes gaming. A recent thread over on the Penny Arcade forums called out the best you'll-never-pull-this-off video game moments captured on video, and wouldn't you know it, YouTube pretty much as them all. Prepare to feel worthless.
We perused the list
There's no movie sequel to the The Incredibles on its way, but that hasn't stopped THQ from making up their own. With a plotline that follows on from the original film, Rise of the Underminer begins right where the film ends, where the Underminer is threatening to wreak havoc on the residents of Metroville. You have to battle against him, travelling through the city and the underground maze beneath it. You play as Mr Incredible or Frozone, who each have their unique skills. Mr Incredible uses
Despite Hulk being a gamma-radiated green giant of very few words, his signature battle-cry of 'Hulk smash!' is one of the most famous catchphrases in the world of comic books.In keeping with the laconic icon's favourite verb, developer Radical Entertainment has concentrated on making a Hulk game that epitomises the rampaging Banner beast's penchant for, well, smashing stuff up good and proper.Rather than seek mission-based progression during our first liaison with Ultimate Destruction, we were