Need a break from the lurid bursts of awesomeness screaming out of San Diego? Then we suggest having a look at some of this week’s worst trailers in another thrilling edition of Trailer Trash. No packed-to-the-gills special appearances by Hayao Miyazaki or spectacular Green Hornet reveals, just the most futile bits of video game video we could find, rounded out with sardonic commentary. Enjoy!
CSI: Deadly Intent
This is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth: sometimes big movie stars have to take crap TV roles to pay for their swanky lifestyles. And thanks to game tie-ins, Morpheus can now put gas in his Testarossa.
This trailer fails at precisely the point where it stops mocking itself and begins selling itself as a viable entertainment option.
The developers of Cursed Mountain have hit on a fantastic way to deal with the Wii’s puny processing power: just limit your color palette to 4 shades of gray and 3 of blue. While Cursed Mountain’s story certainly sounds interesting, this look at gameplay is less than inspiring.
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