There were still no Porsches or Ferraris, but what the hell. Gran Turismo 2 came out in December of 1999, just when the world was starting to get excited about PlayStation 2. That didnt matter though - GT2 was a staggering creation that squeezed more out of PSone than had ever seemed possible before.
The feel and system was pretty much unchanged from GT1, apart from two enhancements - the number of cars went from under 200 to well over 600, and the tracks were boosted from the mid teens to
For every Eddie Murphy there's a Chris Tucker. For every Coke there's a store-brand Cola. For every Mario, a Luigi. You get what we're talking about, right? Lurking in the shadow of every premium product, there's a low-grade, cheapo version. We're pretty sure without this good/bad, yin/yang balance the world would cease to spin on a level axis and topple into a black hole.
More than anywhere (except possibly Hollywood film actors and breakfast cereals) this applies to games. We've lost count
By now, you know the spiel: most Hollywood executives see movie-based games as nothing more than merchandising, no different from action figures and themed socks. Therefore, they could not give a rat's ass about quality, so long as the game sells. And therefore, most movie games are crap. And blah, blah, blah.
We're not here to debate the reasons why 95% of movie games are miserable turds. We like to focus on the positive. And we know that for every 20 or so Rambos or E.T.s or Enter the
Released: May 1998
Tracks: 15 tracks
Music: Ash, Feeder, Garbage
Average eBay price: $5.10
So, thinking about it, if you want to thank anyone for starting the whole Gran Turismo ball rolling, thank series creator Kazunori Yamauchis dad. Yamauchi senior did a lot of driving for his work, and luckily enough happened to do all his driving in a fancy Nissan Skyline. Lucky daddy. Often, little three-year-old Kazunori would go with him, spending hours in the car. Probably
1) Fighting a T-Rex
Having dispatched with a couple of troublesome Raptors, Lara finds herself on the run from an oddly polygonal Tyrannosaurus Rex.
Can I do it in Anniversary?
Oh yes. The T-Rex battles will be Anniversarys action core.
2) The Swan Dive
Lara calmly walks to the edge of the cliff, then - with surprising grace for one so unaerodynamically designed - swan dives into the clear blue water below. Its a stunning moment.
Can I do it in Anniversary?
Yes you will. Expect arching,
As we await Resident Evil 5, there's just enough time to take you through the viruses, monsters and mutations that are the true stars of this amazing survival horror saga. Join us as we link and untangle the most knotty of gaming's histories. Bring some scissors.
Resident Evil 0
Released in 2003 (and so after RE 1, 2, 3 and Code Veronica ) this chartered the events leading up to the Spencer Mansion incident, as the S.T.A.R.S. Bravo Team are sent to explore the Arklay Mountains where a series
Having trouble with those pesky Nobodies? Need tips for taking down any of the Goth-boys in Organization XIII? Youve come to the right place, son. Step right up (or sit down, whatever) and read up on improving your keyblade skills. Sora would be pleased. Haley Joel Osment, Soras voice-actor could care less. He recently got a DUI.
The hardest Heartless
Throughout your journey in Kingdom Hearts 2 youll fight hundreds of Heartless. Some dont take much of a beating, but others can be a real
In the last two years, youve done it all in San Andreas. Dove out of planes, ran the marathon and shot Bigfoot. Wait… you didnt find Bigfoot? No, were only kidding. But then again, there may be a lot of things you dont know about one of the greatest and largest games for the PS2. Enjoy.
The top 5 facts about San Andreas
1) It followed on from films
1990s gang flick Menace II Society was an influence - several stars voice GTA, including Big Smoke and Cesar.
2) It made
It's shifted 40 million units worldwide, second only to Final Fantasy in sales - in Japan it even outsells the global RPG giant. In 1988, so many people blew off work and played hooky to line up for Dragon Quest III that a law was promptly introduced banning the release of Dragon Quest titles on a weekday to stop another countrywide bout of sick-leave
Theres only one place where you can find hard-hitting journalism, nudie celebrity pictures and a classy video of a monkey that picks his butt, smells his finger and falls out of a tree. Yes, my friends, the Internet. And on this amazing invention, you can watch some other cool videos as well. Weve got some for ya here if you really have nothing better to do. Click away on the titles and dont get caught at work.
Early Okami footage by SensoOokami
Now this is weird. Taken from an internal