The team talk about ice-skating bears, the worst game-related strippers to have at a party and Matt reveals the ultimate kid's joke
What links all great men through history? The insatiable pursuit of power? An unwillingness to compromise? Snappy dress sense? Nah, it’s a good old tache, of course. Inspired by the recent clean shaven antics of Final Fantasy big cheese Hironobu Sakaguchi and Adolf Hitler, we’ve decided to shave the soup strainers off some of our favourite games characters.
Warning: the following images may shock and appal
3D is everywhere. It’s in megaton films with shitty blue aliens. It’s in magazines. Hell, it’s invading the upcoming GOTY version of Batman: Arkham Asylum. So we thought it was high time we start daydreaming about other games we’d love to see in that wacky dimension they call… the third (Duh! Duh! Duh!)
There are strong rumours flying around those webs of the inter variety that Guerrilla
A new video of the highly promising Transformers: War for Cybertron has been released, giving a behind-the-scenes look at the game's creation. In it, you'll see how the game started as a single sketch of Bumblebee as developer High Moon Studios successfully pitched their re-imagined first generation Transformers to Hasbro.
Resi 5 was a bad photocopy of an awesome game. Most of us accept this. Sure, it had its merits (co-op was definitely a success), but for many die-hard survival horror fans it had lost that spark that made Leon’s adventure so memorable. Developers Capcom, fresh on the heels of creating one of the most beloved and critically acclaimed games of all time, knew they could rest on their laurels a bit when it game to Chris’
The Darkspawn Blight was blotted out at the conclusion of Dragon Age: Origins, thereby ending your Grey Warden’s reason for existing. So what’s left to do? Rebuild and move on, apparently, and those are the dominant themes of Awakening. Many RPGs have been set in worlds under siege by diabolical forces, but few have explored the devastating aftermath of their wars.
The announcement trailer for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier contained more information than you may have guessed about the upcoming shooter. Now the game’s community manager is revealing some of the more subtle hints on Twitter.
New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Modern Warfare 2 spent the better part of the holidays duking it out for retail supremacy. Luckily, Deviantartisit, Agent Scarlet took it upon his/herself to forge a momentary cease-fire in the form of this gorgeous concept art entitled Super Mario Warfare
Over ten million people own a copy of FFVII. Released in 1997, Square’s iconic RPG is still regarded with reverence by RPG die hards and casual players alike. FFVII sold 2.3 million copies in its first three days on sale in Japan alone. To put this in perspective, Metal Gear Solid 4 sold 77,000 copies in its first week, growing to 5 million copies worldwide.
Is this the most rapidly-sequelled franchise ever?