Majesco Games has announced it is to publish the videogame version of Aeon Flux, the sci-fi film starring Oscar starlet and all-round beauty Charlize Theron that is itself based on the quirky Liquid Television cartoon of the same name.
While the original cartoon (that aired on the Liquid Television MTV line-up alongside Beavis & Butthead) featured a busty, scantily clad, scarily gun-happy monster of a woman, the film - and as such the game - will feature a much subtler character, better
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It's no secret that the US Army uses videogames as part of its training process. And why wouldn't they? Games are becoming more realistic and, in terms of practicality, offer a more time-efficient way of teaching tactical thought and rudimentary practice than the traditional process of getting booted up for walks in the woods.
Along with THQ's Full Spectrum Warrior, America's Army Rise of a Soldier has a more complex and less mainstream counterpart lurking within the realms of the US Army's
In the old days, US Army recruitment meant a patriotic poster of a top-hatted man with an accusingly pointing finger.
Now, in the digital age, something a little more subtle is required. Something is needed to teach the young of the US why mottled brown with splashes of red really is this season's new look.
Unlike , which was designed to train already signed-up soldiers, America's Army was aimed at enticing the amateur into trying their hand at a little realtime fighting.
Released first as
Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki told Gamasutra the current incarnation of the Shenmue series, a microtransaction-based social game called Shenmue Gai (sometimes called Shenmue City, but Suzuki claims to be partial to the equally valid translation Shenmue Town) is more than likely heading to smartphones.
An overwhelming majority of gamers are male, so it makes perfect sense for every marketing team in the world to target their software at young guys. And what do all men ages 18 to one zillion love? Girls, gore and big loud machines. If they could make a game about a firefighting bikini squad that hunts down zombies in a decked-out sex/fire truck, world peace would be declared. But until that day, we have to settle with regular old T & A.
Developers are well aware of this, so occasionally