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June 9, 2009

E3 Round-up

With the 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo is now in the past, lets have a look at the highs and the lows of the event…

Nintendo made so many waves with the Wiimote 3 years ago, it’s surprising it’s taken Microsoft & Sony so long to get comparable technology out there, but this years E3 will be fondly remembered for both Microsoft’s Project Natal and Sony’s PS3-nis PlayStation Motion Controller.

Now too the games!  For the first time since I can remember, there seem to be almost as many original IPs than sequels.  Games such as Realtime World’s APB, the clever and damn innovative Scribblenauts & Schafer’s Brütal [...]

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February 8, 2009

“Are you man enough to fight with me?” – SF4 Japanese Intro released

Everyone remembers the Street Fighter 2 intro…

Basically, it was two average joes have a boxing match in the middle of the street before the view pans up a massive skyscraper, revealing the Street Fighter logo.  It was a ordinary and benign introduction to the absurdity that existed under the hood, what with the rubber armed yoga specialists, high-leaping sumo wrestlers and hadoukens.

Things have definitely progressed in the 17 years since then and Capcom have now released the full console introduction cinematic for everyones perusal.  Featuring 3:15 of footage gleamed from the various ink versus trailers released over the past few months, the full jalopy is after [...]

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