007's latest video game journey brings you on a trip through the agent's memories of some of his biggest missions. Sadly, he seems to remember them being more boring than they really were...
Do you remember the first time you played Sim City or Civilization? The joys of constructing buildings, improving your city (or civilization) and helping it prosper are sometimes hard to remember. Instead, we recall the frustrating gameplay, convoluted menus and poorly designed battle systems that have plagued the second-rate imitations that have flooded the market in recent years. Luckily, 1701 A.D. manages to breathe life back into this crowded-but-listless genre. You won't see any far out
Before now something had kept us unaware of the macho-romanticism of the long-distance truck driver. Now, suddenly, the appeal of the open road strikes us: We’ve got a big blue truck and a delivery that needs to be in Las Vegas, like, yesterday. There’s a whiff of management, but really this is a driving simulator. Not a driving game, in that Grand Theft Auto style, no: a simulator. You pick up your load, you head out on the
Youve got a yacht, right? Because the extreme wealth weve acquired from typing stuff about video games has allowed us to purchase the fourth official GamesRadar Boat. So join us for our annual race: the first one to sail the circumference of Gangsta Party Island (thats the new ditty in the Philippines we also just bought) wins a bottle of Hennessy, and a Wii.
But you wont win. Weve been practicing on Virtual Skipper 5, and this game taught us the way of the dinghy. We are true navigators. Next