Monday, March 31, 2008
A Belgian source stated the Take Two will bring the next Grand Theft Auto already next year! The still unannounced GTA IV sequel, let's call it 'Grand Theft Auto IV Vice City', is set for fall 2009.
Interesting thing is that Take Two has in this time also the launch of Bioshock 2. Is the Greatness of Fall 2007 returning in 2009? Please, let in this season also Mass Effect 2 be available! That would be the end of my studies and the begin of a 24/7 unemployment because of gaming! Hell yeah, that would be awesome! ... Till the games are through.
Saturday, March 29, 2008
Just found this interesting article about the creation of Grand Theft Auto IV and found it worth posting. Some fodder till the masterpiece is finaly released:
An in-depth look at the story, the creation of Niko, and the monumental task of creating the most realistic city ever seen in a videogame.
IGN.com's GTA IV: Building a Brave New World
Friday, March 28, 2008
"Everyone's a rat!" tells us the new and last GTA IV trailer. Good Lord, when will the release come? I'm so excited about this game. It's the Game of the Year 2008 right before Gears of War 2. Let's see if fortune will give me confirmation.
+ Slowmotion Slideshow of the last seconds
+ 1Up trailer analysis
Thursday, March 27, 2008
Bioshock and GTA Publisher TakeTwo had today a conference at the Bank of America because Electronic Arts tried to take them over. Of course TakeTwo rejected any offerings from EA but interesting thing is that Massive Multiplayer Online Games (MMOGs) to Civilization and Bioshock are a "potential opportunity". Even a Bioshock movie seems to be possible.
And it was said that Bioshock 2 is set for release in fiscal 2009 which begins on 1st November 2008.
The Hypomania continues with this leaked Liberty City map. As you can see the city is much bigger than the "old" Liberty City in GTA 3. This is also the proof that the game contains a poster/flip/map as most of Rockstar's titles.
Let the 29th of April come!
See more mapshots at Kotaku!
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
It's a good week for me and I am really enjoying my holiday. Most of my time went off for gaming with in the first part of my holidays playing through 'Condemned 2: Bloodshot' and 'Kane & Lynch: Dead Men' both for 360. I might add that I even found time yesterday evening to finish my second run through the Überspiel 'Mass Effect' with my Level 50 Soldier class based female character Eowyn Shepard, who you might remember from my 'Bring Down The Sky' video.
But enough talk about the past. Let's just start enjoying the present with some pictures of what did just arrive here and what makes me the owner of the best PSP game, the best DS game and one of the best PC games.
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Monday, March 24, 2008
The Gametrailers Bonus Round is a panel of experts discussing topics of the gaming industry and this time it's about the launch of GTA IV and it's impact on the gaming world today. I think it's as interesting as always but this time it adds the GTA-factor.
Bonus Round E20 Part1
Sunday, March 23, 2008
When you visit this site perhaps you will recognise the 'Liberty City Radio' on the left. Where's it from? It's from the official GTA IV website which has also gotten some new wallpapers and impressive never seen before screenshots.
I can't wait for the release in the end of april and I am truly hyped. But I have a strong belief in this game being the GOTY 2008. You know the GTA experience has always been awesome, imagine it in the next gen.
Also have a look at this awesome GTAIV Elite Xbox360. There will only be 500 exemplars of this machine making it THE collector's item ever.
Are you still a Sonic fan after several bad titles like 'Sonic 360'? If you still have not lost all hope that Sonic might link to forgotten strenghts here is something of interest for you. Sonic Unleashed seems to be a 2.5D Sonic with nice graphics which makes a 360/PS3 release guessable.
Follow this link for tons of screenshots and watch this gameplay video:
Saturday, March 22, 2008
Okay, Lost The Videogame is out for a while and now GT has a review for it. I played it through a few weeks ago and my opinion is that it is worth a look for fans of the series, though it is very short. In general you could say: Watch the series, THEN play the game. Don't switch that order or you will never come to love the series, because the game takes you everything that the series made awesome.
Friday, March 21, 2008
Sometimes GT just doesn't know how to honor a great game . 8.0 isn't a bad rating, but in my opinion Bully deserves something in the high 80ies. It's the funniest game since a long time and there is nothing like it. It's the GTAIV-highschool-warm up you shouldn't miss. And by the way: even without GTA IV in mind it's still awesome. Go buy it.
Thursday, March 20, 2008
This time it wasn't very difficulty. With Bully already playing on my 360 it was just time to preorder the God of War.
+ some games I missed till now:
- The Legend of Zelda Phantom Hourglass
- Unreal Tournament 2004
Zelda is needed cause I love the franchise and UT 2004 is just a warm up for UT3 which I will play on my new laptop coming later this year. Also I am searching for
- Street Fighter Alpha 3 Max
I will see if I can find it at the shopping center this weekend or elsewhise I'll have to search the net.
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Yesterday evening I decided to end my day in style and downloaded the new Mass Effect DLC. The trip to the asteroid X57 was a great experience and kept me up for a few hours . Funny as I am I decided to add a self made trailer to the web. So have a look and fun. Don't take it too serious.
Added GT Usermovie
Saturday, March 15, 2008
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
The best thing you'll hear today: Bioshock 2 will come. Okay, most gamers guessed that this was a sure thing, but now you can relax and wait for the sequel to one of the best 360 games ever.
It will come in Fall 2009 which is approximately two years after the first one's launch. Bioshock 2 will be developed by the brand new 2k Marin studio which was formed by a group of Bioshock developers. The question is now how Mastermind and author Ken Levine is involved in the second part since he is working on other projects as well. Sure thing is that in some kind he will take part in the creation of the second part:
A Take-Two representative has confirmed to Shack News that Ken Levine will be involved in the BioShock 2 project in some capacity, saying "[Levine] is critical to BioShock."
This is definitely the hottest game in 2009. Even hotter than Resident Evil 5.
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Monday, March 10, 2008
Rockstar gave the fans two new short clips to bridge the time till GTA IV is released. The first trailer is an advertisment for the Liberty City Police Department, very funny, and the second introduces Packo, a no good thug who disappoints his mother.
+ A 14 Sites Article Scan
Friday, March 7, 2008
Thursday, March 6, 2008
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Here is the nerd again with his latest statement about one shitty game. This time it's 16bit, it's SNES and it's a 'movie to console'game. It's about The Wizard of Oz and rofl as always. And I have to say that I really like this intro.
I preordered this nice game. It was a tough decision, because many good games were released or are released soon, but I chose Bully because it it something out of the usual and it is from Rockstar, one of my favorite studios.
There are some nice new videos out and even a comparison that proves, that the 360 version looks slightly the best.
Monday, March 3, 2008
Today I made a very exciting discovery. I found the five first artworks of Bioshock 2, sequel to the best 360 game to date. The game is not yet confirmed but the artworks look promising. Though there is one major point: It looks like Rapture, the underwater metropolis, didn't make it in the second game. Well, that's quite a shock, cause all of us thought that Bioshock and Rapture belong together like pizza and cheese. We will see, but for now have faith in mastermind Ken Levine's writing skills that will hopefully let Bioshock 2's plot be as brilliant as the first one's.
UPDATE: According to thatvideogameblog artistBen Mauro did just FanWork with this impressive artworks.
“It was for a class at Art Center, the assignment was to design a sequel for a videogame or film. So I picked one of my favorite games from last year.”