All Posts In » 2012 » June » 12

  • 12Jun

    E3 2012 Preview: Rayman Legends

    Rayman: Legends is a game that makes full use of the new Wii U controller and it’s the one Wii U game I demoed that I actually felt utilized the pad well in conjunction with the Wii Remotes. The game makes use of the touch-based gameplay and gyroscope technology of the Wii U pad that made the experience more than my staring at a handheld device while the second player focuses solely on the TV. Even with my being super uncoordinated as far as the gyroscope went, this game was entertaining to both succeed and die in. The graphics were very bright and detailed as Rayman, Globox and the Teensies galavanted around the both the TV and Wii U pad screens. I didn’t get much of the story side of the game when I played (we just jumped right into the action), but I gathered that Rayman, Globox and the

    Read more →
  • 12Jun

    E3 2012 Preview: THQ Line-up

    THQ had a decent lineup of games that they talked about at E3, however only a couple were available for preview to the media: Company of Heroes, Metro: Last Light and Darksiders II. Other games that were talked about but were sadly not available to demo were WWE13, Saints Row the Third: Enter the Dominatrix and South Park: The Stick of Truth. I decided to check out Darksiders and Metro, and I was pleased that I did. Darksiders II: In the demo, you are given a cutscene that describes the history of the world and how the four horsemen came about to combat against the Nephelim. It’s a very nicely animated bit and really sets up the story well. The mission that you go on is to figure out how to free your brother War. Graphics wise the world is beautiful, and damn do I love the horse that you get to

    Read more →
728x90 GameStop, Inc.