War like this can be just as exciting as the other two times. Call of Duty: Black Ops heralds another energetically convincing warfare title by developers Treyarch to hardcore gaming enthusiasts worldwide. The storyline introduces us to characters that are unforgettable in the emblem of Call of Duty, and the sounds with the incredibly stunning visuals make Call of Duty: Black Ops one of the most r...[Read More]
E3 2010 was a spectacle, due to the opening of admissions to smaller retailers and media publications – with numbers nearing the similar peak. We were there to get every exciting moment: from Dead Rising 2, to KINECT and everything in between the PlayStation Move inundation. E3 2010 was marked through displays of motion and 3D, similar to our coverage of the 3DGS Convention. As always, it wa...[Read More]
Talk about intense. E3 was packed this year with resellers, and less media —but it got bigger, better, and more selective. We were there to get every exciting moment: from Project Milo to Heavy Rain, and exclusive interviews. As always, it was certainly a great time, and now that time is over. It is time to look forward, ahead to newer and better releases, and to ennoble titles in this year&...[Read More]
Turn your mouse clickers and scroll wheel timers to WhatIfGaming this upcoming Saturday July 1st, 2009 for an exclusive presentation of our 9th year anniversary of the WhatIfGaming E3 Awards for 2009, with official public listing that celebrated from late 2001. The WhatIfGaming E3 Prizes had their origins ever since the end of 1999’s E3 ceremony when we revealed to select publishers what our...[Read More]
Chinatown Wars seems like a return to Grand Theft Auto series’ 2D beginnings, but it’s far from that. The action is viewed from a top-down perspective, and the action from the actual previous games on consoles translates perfectly well. Chinatown Wars has a lot of similarity with GTA IV than it does with earlier games, and improves on the formula that made those games so successful with grea...[Read More]
So…the 2009 new year is here and we are back as we promised, and I have a lot of things to share from all of us at WhatIfGaming. Here’s some great reviews we have coming up: Killzone 2 [We will be releasing this closer to launch than the February 2nd ‘Permission Date’ Sony set up for those with early copies of the game] Why? Because as you all know already, we take a more i...[Read More]
Rock Band 2 is the latest game to emerge from Harmonix Studios from the previous rhythm game that was the first of its kind to provide party knockers and rollers guitar, bass, and vocal instruments all in a sexy blue box. Rock Band 2 still sticks to the roots of the first games, providing the same instruments but Harmonix definitely made an effort to refine and perfect features that were introduce...[Read More]
Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm is a Naruto fan’s dream, and anyone who is just an avid watcher of anime. The game itself has many great aspects about it from the anime offsprings to the cohesive battle system as the first current-gen concoction of CyberConnect2’s Ultimate Ninja fighting series which just looks and plays out like a great anime.
Don’t cry everyone! Just be happy to know that the ESA just contacted WhatIfGaming to say that E3 2009, to take place June 2-4, 2009 is not public as many were hoping after some ridiculous statements about E3 2008 not “displaying the games industry’s wealth.” As I’ve taken position before, allowing E3 2008 as a media only event was the right choice and so is the same ...[Read More]
What!? A newcomer to the survival horror genre, that offers a much needed twist to the stale pre-established franchises of the genre? While many companies may stick to the familiar, and take the “don’t fix what’s not broken” approach, EA Redwood Shores is doing the exact opposite. Dead Space challenges the genre taking it into unfamiliar territory supported with strong story elements, ...[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]
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.