Just Might Have Lost The Spark: an inFAMOUS 2 Review

7 06 2011

Sucker Punch’s latest addition to the inFAMOUS saga released on Tuesday and follows Cole McGrath as he travels to New Marais in preparation for his upcoming battle with The Beast. The Pause Button’s IncreaseBlue was able to get a first look at the game and offers her review below:

Sucker Punch may have delivered a blow to themselves in trying to follow up what I have proclaimed a PS3-exclusive masterpiece known as the first inFAMOUS game. While the original inFAMOUS wasn’t without its flaws, it had plenty to offer with exploration, a sci-fi plot, and likeable characters, whether you were good or bad in your play through. Read the rest of this entry »

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Will hefty price tags put gamers off of new motion controls?

26 06 2010

The 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo was a prime spot for both Microsoft and Sony to introduce their takes on motion controls for games in order to compete with Nintendo’s successful motion control game system, the Wii.

Both the 360 and PS3 will debut motion controllers, but will the cost be too much for gamers?

Both companies introduced their motion control accessories the Kinect and the Move, alongside an array of motion control enabled games at the expo, in an effort to capture “casual” and family gamers that have long been turning to the Wii for its ease of use and collection of games that are meant to appeal to a broad base of people.

However, both motion controls are featured as an accessory to an already existing system (the PS3 or 360) and not as a vital counterpart to play games, as par the Wii. This translates to a higher cost for the non-essential accessories in order for gamers to get in on the motion-control action. Read the rest of this entry »





Sony E3 press conference re-cap: The Move, PSN+, and no PSP2

15 06 2010

The Sony press conference at E3 Tuesday afternoon did not yield any grand system unveilings as Nintendo or Microsoft’s did prior, but it did address rumors and showed off its latest controller.

A demonstrator utilizes the Move controller on the Move-enabled game: Sorcery.

Jack Tretton, President and CEO of Sony, lined up several demonstrations to show gamers the full extent and power of their take on the motion controller, the Move. Read the rest of this entry »