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Thanks to the casual game asplosion, publishers are racing to put every possible leisure activity into Wii form. Our first page of Trailer Trash deals with a few egregious examples of activities that are more fun (and cheaper) in real life than on Wii.
One of the great things about Bethesda is that the developer allows for open modding of its games (sorry 360 and PS3 people, this is for the PC crowd only). This takes your $50 game and turns it into its own little virtual play set.
How this works: We randomly collected together 100 recent examples of video game box-art all completely unrelated with the exception of one common factor: they all featured a person or people as part of the design. We then looked long and hard at all the examples to find out what types of people are most commonly used on video game box-art. And by extension, we guess, in video games. This is what we discovered. Prepare to be partially amazed
Although most guys know Hollywood uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer for summer action flicks like Top Gun, The Rock, Con Air and Armageddon, Van Toffler, president of MTV Networks Music & Logo Group, would love for Bruckheimer to take MTV Games out of its comfort zone of rhythmic gaming like The Beatles: Rock Band and attract more females.
Rule 1: Over exuberant button bashing: it’s the law – As portrayed by Adam Sandler in Reign Over Me
If you want to really convince your audience you’re a hardcore gamer raised on the likes on Pong and…erm, that one with the aliens, you’ve got to hammer those buttons. Hard. Watch below as America’s least comedic comedy actor displays the technique admirably during Shadow of the
Take two steps into your local Chuck E Cheese funtropolis – which, for the record, would be three steps more than we’d actually recommend you take – and it’s obvious that the days when videogame arcades were a beeping, flashing fountainhead of innovation, style and even culture are long gone.
Let’s be honest, this film didn’t get the best reviews in the world, and maybe it can’t match the bombastically powerful camp value that the first Street Fighter film had, but Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li still piques our curiosity. What’s it really like? Some guy from Black Eyed Peas plays Vega? Just how hot is Kristin Kreuk in the lead role?
Every Fourth of July, Americans proudly celebrate the casting-off of British oppression by doing what we do best: staring at explosions.
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