Dec 17, 2007
First up, we have Homie Rollerz for the DS. This might look like Mario Kart goes to the ghetto, but for fans of Dave Gonzaless original creations, this is an awesome opportunity to play as one of your all-time favorite Homies. Gonzales has even helped out with the development, providing authentic dialogue and an all-new Homie - Wizard - out to grant the wish of the low-rider racer brave enough to win The Wizard Circuit. Look for this colorful little game sometime in February
This creepy survival horror game marks the debut of a new development studio, Renegade Kid. Their ambitious first effort promises plenty of gory frights served up with impressive graphics, as players roam a derelict hospital and uncover some unnervingly grotesque surgical experiments.
It has real-time lighting, which is probably a first on DS, allowing for the use of a convincing flashlight to illuminate the gloomy corridors of the hospital. The lead character is a man who wakes up to find
We've always had a soft spot for Wario. More comical a bad guy than Mario's scheming nemesis Bowser, he's also put in some fine appearances in his own games, mostly on Nintendo's previous handhelds - although the Treasure-developed Wario World on the GameCube remains an under-appreciated gem.
This side-scrolling DS entry into the portly klutz's canon is looking similarly enticing. The idea, as ever, is for our avaricious anti-hero to search out treasure, and he retains the transformation
The original premise behind the WarioWare games was that the titular Wario wanted to capitalize on his greed by making a bunch of hastily assembled microgames to cash in on videogaming. While it sounds like a recipe for another horrid party game, it was actually great. There were a lot of five- to 15-second microgames, and most were really very fun.
It’s not every day Square Enix produces a game that doesn’t end with “Fantasy” or “Hearts,” but channels the better parts of both series to create a game so bizarre, yet immensely playable. We expected as much, considering Tetsuya Nomura (the head brain behind the Kingdom Hearts series and Final Fantasy Versus XIII) directed and designed all the hipster characters for The World Ends With You - the latest
Jan 14, 2008
We love it when this happens: its so refreshing when Square Enix move away from their usual money-spinners and finally decide to tackle a fresh, new idea. The World Ends With You is just that. Set in Shibuya, Tokyo - the hip and trendy fashion capital of Japans youth culture - this game is a 2D RPG that shirks all the usual fantasy RPG
There comes a time in everyone's life where you're so damn bored or burned out that you actually flop onto the couch and watch an entire TV show about bugs, spiders and the various other creatures that inhabit your yard. At some point, they invariably have to defend their turf from an invading 70-eyed predator, and that's kinda what Worms: Open Warfare is all about. Except both factions are armed with the latest short and long range weapons the world has to
If the impending sunny weather and free-time of another pitiless summer is getting you down, you'll be happy to know that there'll still be a way to fight it out on the go. THQ's second foray into invertebrate battle is hitting a portable system near you in the form of Worms: Open Warfare 2. And it's very much the same classic game that has made the act of engaging in strategic warfare cuddly and addictive for well over a decade.
For those who haven't been drafted onto the squirmy battle field
All right, this might sound like an obvious idea, but WSC Real 08 is taking a first-person approach to snooker. As appealing as that sounds, it doesn’t mean taking the safety off a semi-automatic when a mobile goes off. No, you’ll be directly behind the cue when you take shots and you’ll be able to wander around the table to size up your next shot and take in your surroundings.
As we sat down to see Smackdown vs Raw 2010 for the first time in L.A. during Summerslam weekend, we were skeptical. This had been the longest we could remember going without seeing a given year’s Smackdown before its release, which will be on Oct. 20.