The 2012 summer Olympics are well under way, with the countries of the world competing in 29 different events in hopes of making their countries proud. But one nation is woefully underrepresented: the nation of video games. Today, we honor that country, and list who we think would bring home the gold…
Above: With the Katamari Hack “bookmarklet,” you can scrub down any website by rolling around your ball to pick up bits of text and images Are you ready to have a ball? Great! Now, head to the official website for Katamari Hack and bookmark the page. Now head to any website and click on the bookmark you just created. The Katamari Hack “bookmarklet” will transform the website into a game of Katamari Damacy. Your personal, magnetic sphere of death will now pick up bits of text and images as you roll it around the screen…
It's unlikely that Professor Layton or Dr Kawashima would ever get in an actual proper fight that involved slapping and spitting. Neither of them seem like men of violence. However, they are involved in a fight more important and meaningful than any trading of fists and heavy blows in a dark alley - they are engaged in the fight to win a priceless Golden Joystick award.
While playing a bit of Spirit Tracks I bumped into a tiny old man named Niko, who’s apparently been a part of Link and Zelda’s watery quests since the Wind Waker days. After that revelation shook its way through my bones, I realized, oh hey, his name’s Niko… as in Niko Bellic! 26 more cases of "Oh, that's interesting" inside!
So you didn’t have a Halloween costume this year. Boo hoo. Well, GamesRadar will come to the rescue yet again. All you need is some paper and a printer (and some scissors to cut out the eye holes), and you’ve got yourself a quick last-minute Halloween costume in, well, a minute! You’ll be the star of party. Or you’ll just be laughed at
A typically whacked-out Katamari intro (flashing stars, geese, dancing ultramen) sets up the story for this HD’d up half-remake, half-sequel. The king has lost his memory, and a giant robo-king has been made to take his place. Only the robo-king has gone crackers and destroyed all the stars in the galaxy.
What began as a quirky cult hit has now grown into a big franchise, as the Katamari series continues to expand just like its trademark sticky-ball. After a recent appearance on 360 in Beautiful Katamari, the Prince and King of All Cosmos are coming back to a Sony platform in the PS3-exclusive Katatmari Forever.