With the rise of high-speed interconnection in today’s consoles. We’ve been given a theoretical unlimited amount of play to our favorite games. Not only can we get new cars in racers, but whole new adventures in other games. New weapons. Even overall enhancement in the form of better visuals, audio, and better controls.
Along those lines. We’re also given a quick and easy way of renting or buying movies to watch instantly from our homes. And even now, we are getting the chance to buy full games from the comfort of our couches. We can then send friends a message and invite them to watch the movie we just bought or rented and chat with them while watching it. All from our cozy homes.
Truly. This generation of gaming has made the biggest leap technologically speaking. Other systems may have tried these forms of Internet connectability (Genesis X-Band, Dreamcast. PS2). But they never reached the always on, always connected feel and easy of use that the newest systems have today. The ability to download demos, themes, music, movies, updates for games, enhancements, add-ons. Etc etc. The list goes on. All this is at a price though…
How much are you willing to spend?
How much as you willing to give up?
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The original Crysis was less of a game and more of a demented stress test for your computer. If you were able to run it at very high settings, you must have had some futuristic light-speed hive-mind computer from Mars. At the time, people wondered if Crysis could be played on current generation consoles at all, because it seemed they were all far too weak to even run the game on low settings. In fact, there was so much hype over how taxing the game was, few actually paid attention to its gameplay, which is a shame because Crysis was actually pretty fun. As a result, Crysis went silently into the annals of video game history as a cult classic hit. Then, of course, Crysis 2 came out on consoles and did fairly well for itself. So it’s only natural that the first Crysis would see a re-release, though we didn’t expect it to show up on current-gen consoles. Somehow Crytek has managed to squeeze all of the original game onto the Xbox and PS3. Still, the question remains: does Crysis hold up when put on consoles?
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The world was a very different place in 2001. Call of Duty hadn’t been released yet, Medal of Honor was good, and fans of first-person shooters were still searching for health packs instead of waiting for their health to regenerate automatically. And then Halo came out to completely change the landscape, not only of the first-person shooter, but of gaming in general.
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This isn’t just a single city or town somewhere. There have been numerous reports from Europe, US, etc. Of people being able to pick up the game already. So. If anybody had been looking forward to that game. I would check Toys R us in your city.
The Spike Video Game Awards opened tonight with a teaser trailer. Announcing the sequel to Batman:Arkham Asylum. The trailer showed a URL “Arkhamhasmoved.com” which hasn’t gone live yet. Nothing really more is known. Other than. Again. It will feature Joket and Harley Quinn.
Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker’s release date has been announced. Guess what it is?
Well.. I’ll just tell you. May 25th. The game is set for release on the PSP and will be the systems 3rd MGS
Well. Much like they did with Left 4 Dead 2. The Australian government isn’t too fond of Alien vs. Predator set to be released for the 360, Ps3 and PC. They have banned the game from Being seen by Audtralian eyes.
Rebellion… Living up to there name. Stated “We will not be releasing a sanatized version for countries who don’t think there adult citizens can make there own entertainment choices”. SNAP!!
In case you missed it. Left 4 Dead 2 was released earlier this week. I won’t blame you if you did miss it since Modern Warfare 2 dominated everything in it’s wake.
With this sequel came lots of new weapons, new lead characters, levels. And several new uncommon and special zombies. In addition to all this. The sequel brought a bump in the gore factor! At least in America…
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