A cute trick in games lately is choosing the good or evil path, being an anti-hero in a shade of grey of your choosing. But what if you were a confused good guy trapped on a path of evil? That's the interesting scenario for Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume, an all new strategy spin-off of the cult RPG series for the DS.
Sept. 21, 2007
If you've played this on Xbox 360, you're in a select group of… not very many. Despite being a genuinely great idea, it was simply on the wrong console at the wrong time.
So former Nintendo stalwarts Rare are bringing the concept to an audience that should be a little more appreciative of this sort of thing, and it isn't a significantly stripped-down version, either. The handheld Viva Piñata promises to play the same on DS as it does on Microsoft's slightly more
Viva Pinata and the DS. A match made in Eden?
Let’s face it; most of us didn’t buy a 360 so we could play as a gardener for a bunch of sweet-filled paper animals. Which would suggest why not many of you could be bothered to give it a go last time around. But then, that’s your loss because it means you’ve missed out on one the most original, strangely addictive games of recent years. So Rare is giving you the chance to redeem yourself with a new version,