I still consider Goldeneye to be the most fun I've ever had with a controller in my hand. But I have to admit, as this 'in real life' mod illustrates, the single player game was incredibly frustrating at times.
It's kind of striking just how much this room looks like every other workshop I've ever set foot into. Plain, unassuming. Exposed concrete and wood. Power tools. Work tables. Dust. But this is where Microsoft builds, prototypes and quality controls Xboxes, along with basically every Microsoft-made accessory that connects to them.
Rhythm action games have a particular form and shape; tap buttons in time to the music, rack up scores depending on your accuracy. Those fundamentals are in place with Beat Sneak Bandit, and yet they're deployed in an unusual way. A stealth concept overlaid with sixties papier-mache visuals and a jazzy soundtrack, it's a minor masterpiece.
This is the reason we've been living off noodles for the past week. Priced at a whopping £7.49 on the App Store, Dariusburst SP is considerably more expensive than the average. That said, it's also a side-scrolling shooter with interstellar production values and a brilliant soundtrack.
We’re not feeling the fire of any particularly incredible offers today, so we’ll try and tickle your bargain buds with a round-up of a few discounted games that you might like to dump into your empty lives.
Vrooom vrooom! Choose from a selection of 18 cars, whether they're dune buggies or gleaming supercars, and fling them through 24 tracks of mud, gravel and tarmac. It's reckless, it's racing, it's Reckless Racing 2.
You'd think everyone who wanted to play Angry Birds would have already done so and gorged themselves to near death on its simplistic physics action, but just in case... it's now on Facebook. Same levels to plod through, only now with a mouse and social tools to bother other people with. [Facebook]
War. HUNH. What is it good for? It's good for the tower defence genre, where an endless procession of imaginary conflicts are dreamed up for our entertainment. Elf Defense pits human versus elf, with a knock-down drag'em out slugfest (rendered in glorious technicolor) over Elven turf.
You’ve read the review, you’re eagerly awaiting the 22nd of February release, and now you’re trying to plan you game purchases. I have good news for you, PS Vita games, at least those you download, aren’t going to cost the Earth.