"The world lies on the brink of destruction. Only a select few may be able to save it."
Next time someone's ripping on you for playing video games, either because they think you're too old or they consider it a waste of time, just tell them it's offsite job training.
Jose Gonzalez recently dropped in to Rockstar Games' New York offices to record an acoustic version of his song "Far Away," featured on the Red Dead Redemption Soundtrack. On their roof no less!
I CAN outrun a bear. I can just about outmanoeuvre a wild boar. Although I'll get taken down by a pack of wolves fairly fast. A wild cougar will tear my fleshy neck asunder.
The Nintendo Wii launched nearly four years ago and it undoubtedly changed how we view and approach gaming. Even now, its influence is demonstrably strong on Microsoft and Sony. This fall, both companies are launching their own motion control hardware, wrangling in the remaining consumers eager to shake their dongle…
A lot can (and has) been argued against the use of cut-scenes in games. They are broadly seen as an archaic film mechanic that stumbled into gaming convention in an age when games were too young and naïve to put forward any other alternative.