Afro Samurai is a great ninja game, but essentially one with problems ranging from missing storyline to unbelievable characters. In Afro Samurai, important characters are briefly introduced then rehashed into the sub-plot. The reason we call it a sub-plot is that it’s the only thing happening in Afro Samurai. You meet people, you do missions, and essentially slice up bad guys for no clear reason. ...[Read More]
There are few directorial talents with the energetic potential Baz Luhrmann brings to his projects. Danny Boyle comes to mind. On good days, Fernando Meirelles does too. But one thing each of these filmmakers capitalizes on through their complicated sense of visual storytelling is the power of intimacy in the scripts they set out to film.
Far Cry 2 is here with a new look and case of malaria cured for and developed by Ubisoft Montreal. For fans expecting to get the same experience as the first game: better think again. Jack Carver and his guns of steel are missing. There are no feral powers or mutagens, or trigens. Instead, you’re thrown into a war between struggling factions of the APR and UFLL, in a war torn African nation ...[Read More]
Fable II, Lionhead’s ambitious follow-up to it’s popular Xbox title is coming with a retributive bang. While, many of us have waited four eager years to discover destiny and witness it’s effect on Albion, others may have been looking to discover Albion for the very first time. Now the question is: will you choose to be hero or foe? The choice is yours. Whether or not this is a great game is out of...[Read More]
Quick note for anyone wondering, we have been extremely busy at closed door presentations at TGS 08′ and we really can’t reveal the good stuff yet. Can we throw a bone? Sure. Expect a new game from SCEA that will blow your minds just as LittleBigPlanet did so randomly at GDC. Anything else? Not really. But we are here. And we are working on it. -WhatIfGaming Staff and Correspondents fr...[Read More]
It is difficult to say what the future holds for racing games. We have come a long way from the top down track games of old. Each generation of gaming has it is own generation of racing games, all unique to the systems capabilities. One franchise that’s managed to survive through 4 generations of consoles is the Wipeout series. A series that has withstood the test of time, and even in this ...[Read More]
Hells Kitchen is not exactly what you would call your standard run of the mill game. It is not a platformer, shooter, it is barely even a puzzle game for that matter. The purpose of the game is to run a restaurant both from the customer standpoint and behind the scenes, and balance both enough so to not upset the customers or your boss, the cool headed Gordon Ramsay.
The Navy has heard about a key that holds a deadly curse, so it must be retrieved at all costs and taken back to their fortress for safekeeping. They send you (Captain Smallberries) to retrieve the key, which was last known to be in Porto Bello, but fears entering Spanish waters under a Navy flag will cause a war between the Navy and Spanish fleets.
When it comes to licensed professional wrestling titles in recent years, WWE Smackdown vs. Raw has been the reigning champion. Those times may be changing. TNA iMPACT! is here to challenge that champion to a no holds barred match in the hopes of claiming the title of best professional wrestling videogame series.
Pandemic Studios and EA Games love explosions, and Mercenaries 2 is all about them combined with high action and very intense fury. The game is set in Venezuela in the year 2010. The story begins seeing you going to Ramon Salano’s villa. Salano is one of the Venezuelan politician’s with a rough attitude that hires you to carry out a search and rescue mission of Venezuelan General calle...[Read More]
Rare gives you a second chance to raise and mate some more of there wierd and lovable pinatas in Viva Pinata 2: Trouble In Paradise. Viva Pinata 2: Trouble In Paradise shows that Rare have stuck to there guns on this one and haven’t taken anything away instead they have just added a whole lot more to make this one twice the ampunt of fun for the younger generation which means if you have kid...[Read More]
I finally got the second episode of Xam’d Lost Memories thanks to the wonderful download speed of the PlayStation 3 Network, can you tell I had some sarcasm on that? I’m very impressed with what Bones Studios shows in episode two, and it does not disappoint.