Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Uh, yeah. Zombies and ladies.

I often feel personally responsible for lowering the tone, whether I'm out with friends, or posting here, so imagine my delight when I came across this...

The footage is from the Wii but it looks like some form of the game will appear for the 360 early next year. Goodnight Gears of War 2, I'm saving my money. Also its worth noting that the Oneechanbara franchise is well established in Japan and there is a live action movie. To the torrents!

EDIT: The 360 version is called Oneechanbara Vortex. Here is a trailer.


Thursday, 9 October 2008

I-ma-gin-a-a-a-tion, I-ma-gin-a-a-a-tion, I-ma-gin-a-a-a-tion,I-ma-gin-a-a-a-tion,I-ma-gin-a-a-a-tion

Fair play to the art designers over at Rare, because they have it in spades. Imagination, that is. When I first saw this video, I was rather perplexed. I couldn't quite work out why anybody would want to show a video that just has the camera sweeping through the pre-rendered environment. Then it struck me.

The game looks downright stunning, and if I had produced something that unique and drool-worthy, then I'd probably post a video showing it off aswell. Rare: you continue to impress me. Kudos. It's games like this that make me realise just how dull World At War is going to be. Beige, guys, grey guns. *yawn*

Enjoy that splash of technicolour brilliance, then break your mind with this. I couldn't find the Wonder Showzen clip that the title refers to, but I did find something that might be a perfect representation of what kind of show it is:

The Faux Bot