Down to one bullet and one arrow left, I found myself up against the last two foes of a group of five. While the others were taken down with a combination of bricks to the head and knife stabs, the last two sat in position close to my objective. Making it impossible to draw them out. With one bullet left, I managed to score a quick head shot with my pistol, before bottling the other aggressor in the face. Ending it all with multiple knife stabs to the head and neck.
At some point in time I always wonder if the Mario cash cow, that Nintendo loves to ride so much, will ever be blown off course. The big N are almost relentless in their use of everyone’s favourite plumber. Yet time after time we’re shown a new side, one that tickles, delights and most importantly makes us smile.
One of the things that initially stood out was just how quick the start of the game was. Usually in Pokemon it would take you a good amount of time to receive any type of quick transport or even start seeing some relatively interesting Pokemon. In just an hour of X & Y you’ll be equipped with roller skates which shed so much time off walking around, your first gym badge and a plethora of new and old Pokemon.
Just under ten years ago I stepped into the world of Indigo Prophecy (Fahrenheit for us Europeans) and entered the mind of David Cage. It was an adventure unlike any other when it released in 2005 and brought a fresh approach to a new way of playing games.
Splinter Cell has always been one of those games that allows players to choose how they go about the game, and Blacklist is no different. Blacklist opens with a new terrorist group called the Engineers, who want the United States to pull all of their military arms back home.
Games are usually all about the here and now, it’s never really been about the journey. The “30 seconds of fun” quote from Bungie designer Jaime Griesemer reigns true for hundreds of games. Those quick, fulfilling moments where trepidation, fluidity, anger and relief can all rush through the player multiple times in completely different games.
Xbox One has officially received it’s first price cut. From February 28th, you’ll be able to pick up an Xbox One for £399.99. A £30 dro
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