The two bad-assiest commandoes in the world are set to return for another round of insane shoot 'em-up action. Contra 4 was just announced this morning and while the details are slim and there are no screens to share, we're totally stoked. After several lackluster showings and one impossibly hard entry (we're looking at you, Shattered Soldier), the time is ripe for a solid shooter to rake everyone's old school skills over the coals.
The tentatively titled Contra 4 will support two players at
The relationship between games and movies has always been a tense one. There's something almost violently alchemical about the way the two media usually react to each other. It's like getting hit by a yellow, piss-soaked snowball. Either element can be unpleasant enough on its own, but put them both together and something far more horrible happens.
Games of movies, movies of games, they're both usually about as much fun as the death of a clown at a ten year-old's birthday party. But still we
Amuse your bouche with these tasty titbits from Taito's slice-and-dice culinary sim Cooking Mama.
Designed for DS and currently set to be served up in Japan only, this sweet little treat sees you heating and stirring with the stylus, before serving the meal with a smile.
With the ability to chop, peel, boil and fry, greenhorned Gordon Ramseys can follow recipes while seasoned chefs can create their own dishes by combining a mixture of ingredients, flavours and spices.
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505 Games has snagged the rights to serve up a sequel to the "best-selling cooking simulation game," Cooking Mama on the Wii and DS.
The sequel is being readied for an early 2008 release in Europe (no word on a US release yet), and promises to pack new recipes and twice as many minigames to stir-fry your way through.
A brand-new multiplayer mode is also planned, allowing two players to challenge each other in a so-called "cook-off." Maybe something like cooking a chicken meal as quick as you
Vivendi has formally revealed its new Crash Bandicoot adventure, Mind over Mutant, which will be out on Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PSP and DS at the end of the year. Check out 360 screens here.
In a blatant parody of the iPhone craze, the story has a rejuvenated Neo Cortex taking over the world with a, "text-messaging, do-anything device which controls both mutant and bandicoot minds."
The new game apparently takes a more