Post by Nester the Lark on Jan 26, 2009 22:32:17 GMT -5
You might remember hearing that Ubisoft is working on a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game that will be a 4-player fighting game similar to Smash Bros.
Well, as it turns out, it has more in common with Smash Bros. than originally thought. According to Edge Online, it's being developed by Game Arts, who, as you probably know, worked on Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
In other news, Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings has been announced for the Wii, DS, and I assume the PS2. 1up has the teaser trailer. I wonder if the graphics in the actual game will look anywhere as good as they do in this trailer?
Post by 8bitretroshit on Jan 27, 2009 1:59:09 GMT -5
Gametrailers also added twotrailers of the game some time ago.
If the giant mushroom death is any indication, the game will be stuffed with goofy hazards causing you to die in different ways. The website shows your dude gets sliced in half when killed by the spikey ball.
Good thing I'm not the only one who thought of that.
I do hope the jokes get better than what we've seen. The shit stains from crawling out of the pipe looks like something I saw in an amateur Flash cartoon with sprites.
What would make this game really awesome is if the challenge actually did manage to rival that of a garden variety Mario game, but I think I might be asking for too much with that one.
PS: Does anybody but me find it ironic how SEGA's refused to tap into their own mascot's past for a new game and instead decided to choose their former rival's instead? I'd have gladly taken a Sonic the Hedgehog 4 over this if it turned out good.
Has anyonw here heard of the NDS shump called Big Bang Mini, it's only $19.99 in the US (it just got released) and it's supposed to be a really good game and an original concept for shoot em up games.
The main reason is that your firing and ship control is is done by dragging (the ship) and swiping upwards (to shoot) fireworks, the catch with the fireworks is that if you miss, they explode and fall back down on to the touch screen where they can hurt you, so your own bad accuracy can actually kill you.
The game even has Wi-Fi Connection for uploading highscores.
Step into the shoes of the legendary hero, Indiana Jones, in an all new epic adventure! Set in the year 1939, Indiana Jones® and the Staff of Kings™ follows the rogue archaeologist on an all-new globe-trotting quest.
From San Francisco’s Chinatown to the lush jungles of Panama, Indy must use his whip, fists and wits to fight through ruthless opposition as he spars with his nemesis, Magnus Völler, in a race for a relic of biblical proportions — the Staff of Moses.
Indiana Jones and the Staff of Kings features completely interactive environments, where players need to call upon their wits and daring to make each spring-loaded environment a weapon in order to dispense of foes in clever and unexpected ways. Also, embark upon thrilling action sequences that remain true to the spirit established in scenes such as Indy’s pursuit of the motorcade in Raiders of the Lost Ark, the mine-cart scene in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, and the free-for-all aboard the tank in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
* Wield your Wii Remote™ like Indy’s signature whip for a variety of uses — from combat to navigation to puzzle-solving. * Use your highly interactive Hot Set™ environments and your wits to defeat your enemies. * Explore exotic locations around the globe in an all-new story that puts you on an epic quest for the Staff of Moses. * Apply your smarts to navigate Indy through challenging terrains with the many maneuvers Indy can do with his whip. * Engage in burst gunplay moments and use careful aim and the environment to take out enemies. * Face overwhelming odds and escape signature run-for-your-life moments, like a daring escape from a collapsing temple, by matching fast-paced onscreen gesture prompts. * Experience thrilling chases and control vehicles — fly a biplane in a canyon trench, take the reigns of a wild elephant through the streets of Istanbul and navigate a raft down a raging river. * Cooperative gameplay mode allows you and a friend to brave the challenges in a variety of game modes in an entirely new quest with a familiar character never playable before in an Indy game. * Unlock four-player versus mode where you and your friends go head-to-head in a real biplane combat or take on three of your friends in a free for all tank battle! * Whether you are brawling baddies or wielding your whip, use the Wii Remote and Nunchuk™ as nature intended with the intuitive gesture-based combat system. * Discover more than 20 artifacts and rewarding unlockables throughout the game. * For those old-school gamers there is nothing better than unlocking the classic Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis game! (It's an a old IJ point and click adventure game, that has mulitple ways to go through the story and different endings for each). * On the Nintendo DS, use the stylus as the whip to swing over pits, brawl with enemies and to explore the world. * The PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system version features six robust types of burst gameplay including combat and physics challenges, puzzles and the trademark Indiana Jones chase sequences.
I have to admit this game actually sounds good.
On an absolutly unelated note, Let's Tap has been confirmed to come to Europe.
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Nester the Lark: The online also worked better than I remember. Maybe because there are fewer people...?
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