This video will bludgeon you with reasons to be hyped for Assassins Creed II. Watch it and you’ll see why Assassin’s Creed II is among our most anticipated games this year. We cut this trailer-style video ourselves out of a crapton of random b-roll footage Ubi provided for our hands-on preview. So you want a peek at Ezio’s new tricks, right? What are you waiting for, click play already!!
HANDS-ON: Xenomorph, hunter and human taken for a brutal deathmatch test drive.
We fear the unknown. Psychologists have proven that nothing troubles the human mind more, in fact, than that which cannot be predicted. Our phobias of death, darkness and strangers all stem from this single, simple truth. Apparently, so does our predictable taste in horror games.
The history of advertisements for 3D movies is an embarrassing testament to how silly people look in 3D glasses. A typical example shows a slack jawed audience while a poorly rendered tyrannosaurus breaks free from its two dimensional cage, terrifying the crowd with its jaws wide open, ready to bite everyone’s head off. Welcome to the third dimension, bitches. We hope you were wearing diapers.
“Shepard! But... but you’re dead!” cries a baffled Asari crime lord having been backed into a corner by our hero. “I got better,” replies Shepard, as cool as a penguin’s bum. It’s not a dialogue choice, it’s right there in the cutscene; otherwise we’d have chosen the option along the lines of “I know, after that E3 trailer I’m just as confused as you about the whole thing."
Left 4 Dead 2, Valve’s cooperative zombie shooter, has had to overcome two skeptical parties: the portion of Left 4 Dead players concerned that promised free content for the original game had been replaced with a rushed, full-price sequel, and Valve co-founder Gabe Newell. “Gabe’s got a good amount of healthy skepticism about anything we do,” says Chet Faliszek.
Death and video games go together like a big heart attack-baiting burger and an extra five slices of cheddar. But just because they’re the best of mates, it doesn’t mean certain characters should go looking for the Grim Reaper through their own reckless actions. Sadly, that’s exactly want the following group of death-wishers all do. And whether it’s through their own stupidity, being huge wimps or just dying in embarrassing fashion, these guys
We made no secret about our love for the original Assassin’s Creed. We scored it glowingly, took some flak from you guys, and stood proudly by our 10 like a Christ-like figure up against an inquisition of haters. Okay, perhaps that’s a bit much.
Blizzard loves its Easter eggs, and so do we. There are literally hundreds of hidden references to popular movies, television shows, music, and videogames. There are even nods to classic literature for you wordy types. Here’s a collection of some of our favorites along with details on how to hunt them down.
When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth. And, according to Capcom, appear in TV shows.
Years after the first game’s critically acclaimed zombie invasion of the Willamette Mall, the whole of America is infected. In the casino town of Fortune City, Nevada, a deadly TV show plays out to millions of viewers across the nation.