GGF#46: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

[Gamer Girl Friday]

As I mentioned yesterday, I had some trouble uploading videos to YouTube this round. I had to re-upload two videos in total, which is a big deal when you consider that each upload takes around four hours, give or take.

And I love that I’m writing for my blog instead of a magazine because, like, you can’t complain about trivial stuff in a magazine.

But people kind of like it when you complain in a blog. I noticed that I get more readers and comments for my ranting blog entries.

You people are just weird, aren’t you?

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Table of Contents

  1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine video gameplay
  2. Time Wasters by Swordplay
  3. Sacred 2: Fallen Angel
  4. Terminator Salvation game trailers
  5. Geek garage sale!
  6. Results of last week’s contest
  7. Win an X-Men Origins: Wolverine poster!!

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine video gameplay

The game of the week is X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which released yesterday, for PC and Xbox 360.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

I’m rather pleased with it. It’s an action RPG not unlike Ninja Gaiden II, but it’s Wolverine! It’s Hugh Jackman! Superhuman regeneration!

Here, I made a video of the gameplay.

It might be hard to tell from the video, but the cinematics are awe-inspiring (although we really shouldn’t expect any less from action games these days). The gameplay is also fun and furious. I love how cut-scenes and gameplay merge seamlessly to give players a cinematically immersive experience.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

The autosave points are frequent enough so you won’t have to tell your girlfriend/wife to give you 30 more minutes to finish up (but of course she doesn’t understand so she’s yelling at you to come to bed right now) and you have no choice but to quit the game with the knowledge that you’d have to replay the stage again later because you don’t want to get ear hell now.

Mini missions guide you along the way to completing main missions, which keeps everything fresh and interesting.

The only downside for me so far is that the game tips for new actions/combos/skills sometimes flash away too quickly, before you’ve even had a chance to read a word because you’re too busy trying to save your own ass.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

For example, if you watch my video, I had been mystified by spikes in the ground which I knew I could interact with but couldn’t figure out how.

It was only when I was editing the video and watching my gameplay in freeze frame that I saw the damn game tip telling me how to use the spikes. I never saw it when I playing the game.

But that doesn’t happen all the time, so it’s still within tolerance level.

Well, watch the video for more good stuff. Overall, I’d highly recommend the game.

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Time Wasters by Swordplay

Swordplay is my pesky li’l bro who spends all his time playing time-wasting games. To make him a little bit more useful, I’m sitting on him and making him recommend one fun and simple web-based game each week.

Today’s Recommendation: Peasant’s Quest

Peasant's Quest

This is a super old-school TEXT INPUT game. It means you interact with the game by typing text commands.

Peasant's Quest

I don’t know what Swordplay is doing playing games like that.

I used to love games like this when I was a kid. But now, my brains will start a mutiny if I attempt to play such a game. It’s annoying when you can’t think of what command could advance the game because it could be ANY command in the world. It could be “lick toe” or “sing barney song” for all you know.

Still, this game doesn’t look half as bad because it’s part graphical and you move around using arrow keys.

Peasant's Quest

It certainly brings back memories. Especially that annoying 8-bit music that clangs noisily when you first load up the game. The moment I heard it I was, like, OMG turn it off.

But it is quite funny all the same, by virtue of it being so old-school you’d feel embarrassed playing it in a public space.

And I like the tone of fun and humour in the game.

Peasant's Quest

If you try it, let me know if you like it!

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Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

The Sacred series has quite a following, although it’s not really everyone’s cup of tea. It’s basically fun if you like killing and looting sprees, Diablo-style.

Sacred 2: Fallen Angel

It’s been out for the PC for a while already, but it will be releasing for the Xbox 360 and PS3 on May 15.

Here’s an old trailer, which I’m showing because I love the song in it. Haha. It’s written and performed by metal band Blind Guardian specially for the game. The band even has cameo appearances in the game.

What’s good about the game

  • Huge variety of fun quests
  • Interesting variety of mobs
  • Great audio (music and sound effects)
  • Quirky sense of humour
  • Beautiful cartoony graphics
  • Variety of multiplayer modes (up to 16 players)

What’s not good about the game

  • Poor plot
  • World too massive with clumsy transport system
  • Bugs present

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Terminator Salvation game trailers

This is the month of blockbuster movie games! Terminator Salvation the game comes to us before the movie, so we can get into John Connor’s skin before we watch the real thing.

Here’s a game trailer. (I have another better one but it wouldn’t upload properly after two tries, so I finally gave up on it.)

Terminator Salvation releases May 19 for the PC, Xbox 360, PS3 and, can you believe it, iPhone.

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Geek garage sale!

A storeroom raid at the Playworks office recently turned up chests full of loot which has been sitting around being of no use to anyone.

If you’d like to buy any of the geek toys listed below, just turn up on Monday to bargain your way to a good deal!

Playworks Garage Sale
1 Stamford Road, #02-04
Capitol Building
Singapore 178884

Date: Monday 4th May
Time: 11 am to 7 pm

Playworks Garage Sale

Note: There are more items on sale than shown in the picture above because the lazy buggers didn’t take photos of everything.

Here’s also a not-very-complete list of stuff on sale:

Assortment of Xbox 360 games
Assortment of PSP games
Assortment of PC games
Assorted software (Anti-virus, backup, utlities, etc…)
Speed pad (Hard plastic mouse pads)
Orange box mouse mats
Everglide mouse mats (Big and small)
Everglide mice
Microsoft mice
Microsoft keyboards
GXL Rings (3 sizes)
Plantronics headsets with mic (USB or Audio jack)
Mini speakers
2.1 speakers
Assorted bags, cases, pouches
Wireless Multi-Function Routers
DLink ADSL Eternet Routers
Assorted Loreal beauty products (wtf?)
Knick knacks paddywack give a dog a bone

Check here for updates.

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Results of last week’s contest

Today, Mr Randomiser smiles upon the number 9.

Ah, Mr Randomiser, but who is number 9?

We would all like to know, because number 9 just won himself/herself… THIS!

Saitek optical wireless mouse

Well, lemme give you a clue.

The winner is… someone who is orange with black stripes and growls and sometimes eats people.

LOLOLOL.

Must be your birthday luck shining on you, whaddya know?

Will the winner, and you better know who you are, please e-mail me? Thank you.

Oh, and congratulations!

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Win an X-Men Origins: Wolverine poster!!

I know some people like collecting posters, so I’m giving one away this week!

X-Men Origins: Wolverine

This poster measures about 16.5″ x 23.5″. And it’s also a little bit dented from being knocked about when it was rolled up. Hope you don’t mind. It looks pretty decent if you don’t scrutinise it close up.

Okay, if anyone wants it, just drop a comment before next Friday. You know the drill!

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In closing…

Just had a thought that today’s a nice day for this song.

Happy long weekend!

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GGF#42: Everyone has slitty eyes in Chinatown Wars

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The game of the week is Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars. I was quite surprised to see poster ads of the game at various bus-stops in Singapore.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

This is the first time I’ve seen ads for a DS game in Singapore. So it must be quite something, huh?

Maybe it’s because the game features a Chinese main cast and all the characters in the game have slitty eyes. And Singapore, as everyone knows, is in China.

Not.

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Table of Contents

  1. GTA: Chinatown Wars first impressions
  2. Time Wasters by Swordplay
  3. Singapore’s Biggest Halo Fan (video)
  4. Funny quests in Guild Wars
  5. Results of last week’s contest
  6. Win 5 boxes of Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition!!

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GTA: Chinatown Wars first impressions

I’m happy to get a new game for my Nintendo DS. I’m tired of playing Puzzle Quest on it. (Playing Puzzle Quest on the Xbox 360 is a lot cooler.)

So, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars shall be my new MRT companion for the next few months. Yeah, it’s probably gonna take me at least that long to complete the game because I don’t take the MRT a lot, these days.

First impressions of the game: Excellent.

Everything you love about Grand Theft Auto is there. Well, except for a few little things, such as graphics. But this is a DS game, so if anyone wants to complain about the graphics, I will shoot him in the legs and run him over with my Rhino.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Yes, you can buy all kinds of funny vehicles in GTACW.

Even a hearse. LOLOLOL.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

And a go-kart.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

A bulldozer!! Hahahaha.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

I’m sorry. I just find this very funny.

Of course, there are tons of speed demons you can buy, too.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Unfortunately, I’m only 3.6% into the game right now and can’t afford to buy anything. I have, like, $350. Most of the vehicles are still locked at this point, anyway.

In any case, the GTA series started off as having crappy graphics in the first place, so this DS instalment is no major infraction against the franchise.

It takes a bit of getting used to the top-down view, though, if you’ve been spoilt by the next-gen versions which last stopped at GTA4.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

But the gameplay is as top-notch as you could want.

As in GTA4, you start off as an out-of-towner brought to Liberty City by fate. There, you unwittingly get entangled in a life of crime. Before long, you start to lose all morals because its so easy to steal cars, kill people and make a fortune being a criminal.

All the usual GTA goodness.

In Chinatown Wars, you play Huang Lee, a Chinese dude possessing the Western stereotype of Asians with slitty eyes and a funny forehead, but speaks with Western wit and sarcasm.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

Most of the time, you use the D-pad to move around and fight people. Occsasionally, you get to enjoy the touch-screen capabilities of the DS.

For example, jacking a car requires you to poke at your screen to hotwire it.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

To progress missions, you’ll sometimes be required to use your stylus (or your nails, if you have very sharp, pointy ones). One of the first things you’ll get to do, for example, is tap at a car windscreen to smash the glass and make an escape.

All that is rather cool. Who doesn’t love touch-screen? But I do find it mildly annoying having to pick up and put down my stylus repeatedly over the course of a game. (GTA games require a lot of coordination to drive vehicles or fight — there are even combos moves for combat — so it’s better to put the stylus down altogether when you don’t need it.

What’s great about GTACW, compared to other GTA games, is that you can teleport to a location if you’re doing a mission for the second time. That means, if you fail a mission and want to redo it, you can skip the cutscene and the travelling, and zip to the needed location instantly.

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars

That saves a lot of time.

Oh, another thing different. When you get cops on your tail, you can lose your wanted level by ramming into police cars or forcing them to crash themselves, effectively taking them out of the picture so that there’s no one left to chase you. Then you’re off the radar.

Well, I can’t say a lot more about the game since I’ve only spent maybe two hours on it. Reading some of the reviews out there, there’s a lot more fun stuff I haven’t uncovereed. But what I’ve seen so far is already good enough to keep me going.

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Time Wasters by Swordplay

Swordplay is my pesky li’l bro who spends all his time playing time-wasting games. To make him a little bit more useful, I’m sitting on him and making him find and recommend one fun and simple web-based game each week.

Today’s recommendation:

Cursor Chaos

Here’s a schizophrenic little game that will give you a few minutes of insane entertainment… if you’re good.

If you’re clueless, you’ll die within 42 seconds.

In Cursor Chaos, you’re given a series of simple tasks to do using only the four arrow keys and spacebar. You have to complete the task within about six seconds (which includes the time you need to spend figuring out what you need to do to complete the task).

If you fail, you lose one life. You have seven lives to get through 42 levels.

Cursor Chaos

If you die prematurely, you get insulted by the game.

Cursor Chaos

Haha.

My best score for now is 459. Can you beat my time? (Lower score = better.)

Cursor Chaos

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Singapore’s Biggest Halo Fan (video)

Here’s the video I said I would make a month ago. =P The finals of the Singapore’s Biggest Halo Fan competition. See what each of the five finalists did to convince us that they’re the biggest Halo fan in Singapore!

I thought they were all equally impressive but, as in all competitions, there can only be one winner, so.

Click here
for more photos.

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Funny quests in Guild Wars

I’m really surprised at how good Guild Wars is. I was never so impressed when playing the beta in 2003.

What I like most is the rich story and the way the game makes you feel part of it. At strategic points of main quests, you’ll get cutscenes in which you’re the leading character.

Guild Wars

Guild Wars

Whatever your character is wearing (or not wearing) at that moment is reflected in the cutscene, giving you a real sense of belonging in the story. If you’re grouped up with friends, you’ll see your friends in the cutscene, too.

The quests and dialogues in this game are actually worth the time reading. In fact, no other game has actually made me feel something for the NPCs and want to find out what happens to them next.

I also love the humour.

There’s this quest where I was supposed to help a city officer dispatch aid to homeless villagers.

Guild Wars

He gave me a bunch of mirrors and made me look for three homeless villagers to give them to.

My first beneficiary wasn’t too grateful.

Guild Wars

LOLOL. Ultimate funny.

The second villager said:

Guild Wars

And the third:

“I appreciate you delivering this, but can you not see we have no need for such things? All of us have basically given up on the ministry when it comes to matters of survival. Thankfully, the emperor is much more attuned to the people and manages to provide for us.”

That’s not the end of it.

I went back to the officer to report my mission and he said:

Guild Wars

Haha!

I love Guild Wars!

Guild Wars

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Results of last week’s contest

I guess the haiku contest was a little too tough. Only one person managed to do it correctly so, like, I didn’t have to do any judging~!!

Thanks, RN1209, for doing it correctly, and writing a pretty witty one, too. As a reward, you get an Xbox 360 laser pointer LED light keyring! Congratulations!

Xbox 360 laser pointer LED light keyring

Here’s the winning entry:

No loot, you say, girl?
I suppose that’s no surprise…
Sneaky you are, yes?;)

— RN1209

I’m overlooking the smiley. And the dig. Cos it’s kinda funny. lol.

Please e-mail me about your prize! Thanks!

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Win Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition!!

WOAH WOAH WOAH!

I have FIVE boxes of Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition to give away to five savvy gamers, courtesy of Symantec!

Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition

From protecting gold earned in MMORPGs to keeping malware at bay, Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition is designed specifically for gaming. It’s fast and light on system resources, and never compromises the gaming experience.

How cool is that? An anti-virus software made specially for us! Each box has a commercial value of S$65, which is quite a reasonable price for one year’s worth of protection.

Norton AntiVirus 2009 Gaming Edition

But, hey, you don’t have to pay even that because we’re giving it to you free! If you pass the tests, that is.

FIRST TEST

Answer the following questions correctly.

1. At the German Games Convention 2008, 16% of participants said they’d had a game account stolen by hackers.

a) No way!

b) True.

2. What exactly is Gamer Mode in Norton AntiVirus Gaming Edition?

a) The opposite of a younger brother: Won’t bother you while you’re in the middle of a game, but keeps you protected throughout.

b) Something that automatically suspends updates, alerts, and other background activities when the system goes into full screen mode.

c) All of the above.

3. What did I give the homeless villagers?

a) Mirrors.

b) Tin cans.

c) Food.

SECOND TEST

Prove that you’re a gamer.

I don’t care how you do it. Use words, text, image, video, sound or whatever you can think of. I’m quite flexible. Just do it!

THIRD TEST

Post all your answers here by April 2, 2009, 11:59 pm.

Five winners will be picked and announced next Friday. Good luck!

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YAy! It’s done!

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GGF#26: The double giveaway issue

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I’m going to stop reading magazines. Last month’s Shape magazine told me to eat popcorn every day because eating three servings of whole grain daily apparently reduces heart disease.


Photo by Jason Antony

Not that I care about heart disease at this stage of my life, but I like having healthy, guilt-free excuses to snack.

So, I was snacking on popcorn last night and it was so good that I ate a bit too much. It gave me indigestion and a dry throat for the rest of the night and I couldn’t sleep.

The moral of the story is: Don’t be a dumb ass.

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Table of Contents

  1. Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts
  2. Still playing LittleBigPlanet
  3. Going insane in Gears of War 2
  4. Very short review of Resistance 2
  5. Very short review of Valkyria Chronicles
  6. Results of last week’s contest
  7. WOW players! Win a Gamepath account!
  8. Win a Virtua Fighter 5 game for PS3!!

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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts looks like a game for kids, sounds like a game for kids and, on the outset, plays like a game for kids.

But there is a depth in it that just might keep an adult gamer happy enough.

After a decade of entertaining Nintendo fans, the Banjo-Kazooie series now comes exclusively to the Xbox 360. Banjo and his sidekick, Kazooie, must once again triumph over everyone’s favourite evil witch, Gruntilda.


After a series of deaths, refusing to permanently die, Gruntilda is now a metal skull.

The premise of the gameplay is simple. You’ve been “kidnapped” by the Lord of the Games (L.O.G.) and thrown into a playground world called Showdown Town, where you have to get through all kinds of challenges while Gruntilda tries to foil your plans.

If you defy L.O.G., who is as obnoxious as they come, he turns you into some random ridiculous creature.

In Showdown Town, You collect musical notes (the game’s currency) to buy blueprints and parts. These enable you to make vehicles to help you through challenges. Passing challenges wins you jiggies (jigsaw puzzle pieces), which in turn unlock more challenges (so you can collect more notes and jiggies and make better vehicles and pass more challengers, etc).

You see how games go through absurd endless cycles but gamers love them, anyway.


Showdown Town.

The creation of vehicles is where you can find some depth.

By exploring the world and playing mini games, you increase your collection of vehicle parts, which you can tinker around with in the garage at any time. Creative types should have a lot of fun with this because the kind of vehicles you can come up with is limited only by your imagination.

Of course, it’s not all about creativity. You also need to be pretty smart to know what parts to put into a vehicle to take on the next challenge.

For instance, sometimes you just want a cargo carrier but, at other times, you might need a war plane or a river taxi. Or you might even need a war plane that can double up as a river taxi and a back massager. I don’t know.

According to the game literature, BK:N&B has over 100 contraption parts and unlimited combination possibilities, so no two players will have the same experience. This will prove to be fun in the multiplayer games, where you can hook up with seven other players on Xbox LIVE.

There are 27 multiplayer games modes in which you pit your skills and vehicular creations against your friends. What you manage to pick up or buy in your single-player campaign can be used in the multiplayer games, so it’s a chance for you to show off!

What I really like about the game is the no-mercy, sarcastic humour. Every opportunity is taken to insult you via the characters you’re controlling.

In the introduction sequence, when L.O.G. calls Kazooie a failure, the hapless bird immediately retorts, “Failure? But we’ve been in so many games.”

“Yes, but not as many as a certain Italian gentleman,” comes the below-the-belt reply.

To drive home the point, L.O.G. addresses Kazooie in a much later sequence as a “bird of dubious popularity”.

If you feel lost at any time in the game, you can mosey down to the Tourist Information booth and speak to Bottles, who will dispense tips and information either free, or for a fee.

The entire game is a reservoir of wicked humour.

I wish they had made voiceovers for the conversations. As it is now, you have to read dialogues in text boxes while the animals make random grunting sounds.

I feel that kind of takes away the immersive experience.

One other minus point for me is that the vehicles are pretty hard to drive. Or maybe it’s just me. There are only three buttons to use: Right trigger (forward), left trigger (reverse) and left stick (direction) but it’s a pain when you need to manoeuvre your vehicle through narrow bridges or specific corners.

A few minutes after exploring the inside of a volcano, I was ready to throw up from motion sickness.

I was okay just doing the main challenges in each stage, but the game encourages you to explore nooks and crannies to pick up random treasures and quests, and those are the ones that do me in.

But I really like how the game constantly reminds us that we’re playing on the Xbox 360.

In the startup screen where you choose game modes and settings, there’s a bunch of cute-looking Xbox 360 consoles sitting among the mess.

Close-up:

And, in one of early sequences, Kazooie is playing on the Xbox 360 while Banjo eats a pizza.

I won’t call BK:N&B a best-selling sort of game, but it’s fun enough for a lazy afternoon if you:

  1. Enjoy being a mechanic.
  2. Love mini games.
  3. Love sarcasm and below-the-belt humour.

I’m happy enough with it. My Gamerscore went up 55 points within half an hour of playing the game. So, let me stock up on my motion sickness pills and I’ll play some more.

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Still playing LittleBigPlanet

Last weekend, the Goonfather and I were playing LittleBigPlanet when Minou came online and requested to join our game.

Excitedly, we hooked her up and waited for the network to connect us.

We decided to lie in wait for her at the spawn point, ready to punch her in unison the moment she pops out of the hole.

It’s a WC! LOL.

We waited… and waited.

And waited.

No Minou.

Then an error message popped out saying that the connection had failed.

We were sad.

We stood there for a few more minutes, mourning the failure.

I rang Minou on the phone.

“Hey,” I said, “You can’t connect to our game?”

She replied, “No. But I can see your game screen. Two of you standing there.”

“!!!” I said.

Silence.

“You can see us lying in wait for you, ready to punch you?”

“Yah.”

dotdotdot.

Stupid PlayStation Network. Sabo us.

Anyway, in the next round, Minou managed to join us after all and we had a lot of fun. We all wore big-head costumes.

The Goonfather is a Halloween pumpkin, I’m a zebra and Minou is a dinosaur.

Now, all we need is for everyone to get headsets so we can communicate online!

By the way, we just unlocked a new prop. Yay! Instead of a frying pan, I now carry a sackboy!

The Goonfather in his astronaut costume:

Okay, that sums up our LBP adventures this week. We don’t have a lot of time to play this game. The Goonfather is now currently addicted to Gears of War 2 and Rainbow Six Vegas, so he’s hogging the TV and Xbox 360 like, every night.

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Going insane in Gears of War 2

The Gears of War 2 launch events at the Xbox Xperience Zone in VivoCity and Funan last weekend were literal blasts!

We allowed fans to participate in friendly tournaments where they took on the Locust Horde in Insane Mode and it was insane!!

I have a video of some of the footage taken last Friday.

Photo of me and Merdeka!

Merdeka is the new Xbox Xpert and will be working together with me to cause more mayhem for Xbox LIVE users!

Anyway, check out my Xbox blog for a report on the GOW2 launch if you haven’t already read it!

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Very short review of Resistance 2

This game is reviewed by the Goonfather. That’s why it’s very short. Cos he’s a lazy ass.

Resistance 2 is very disappointing because the graphics is very cartoony and vibrant, therefore doesn’t give the gritty war feel. (It feels more like Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune.)

The Goonfather is a huge fan of the first Resistance game, so he was quite disappointed when he loaded the disc. After paying $80 for the game, he only played it for half an hour, then went back to Gears of War 2 (which he didn’t have to pay for).

Okay, maybe you like cartoony war games. To each his own.

Not that the graphics is bad, mind you. It’s just wrong.

In terms of gameplay, it’s about the same as Resistance: Fall of Man, so it’s still a good game.

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Very short review of Valkyria Chronicles

Here’s another very short review because it’s, again, given by the Goonfather, who’s a lazy ass and refuses to waste time dictating reviews when he can be playing games.

So, anyway, I took some videos of his gameplay but I don’t have time to edit the footages so maybe I’ll post the video next week.

In the meantime, Valkyria is even more cartoony than Resistance 2 but the Goonfather loves it because he says it’s okay for turn-based strategy games to be cartoony. (Although the official genre is listed as tactical role-playing game.)

In this game, you command troops by giving each unit a task per round. The game will then play out the battle by zooming in on each unit in turn so you can watch it carry out your command.

When your turns are up, the enemy troops will take their turn and you rinse and repeat and fight to the death, or something like that.

The animations are cute and the gameplay addictive.

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Results of last week’s contest

Yay!!! Betshopboy wins a Gears of War 2 poster because he wants to chainsaw me!! Congratulations! :)

If you’re reading this, please e-mail me your phone number. I’ll get in touch with you about collecting your prize.

Woot!

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WOW players! Win a Gamepath account!

If you’re a World of Warcraft fan, you’re probably at home now playing Wrath of the Lich King.

Sorry, I can’t join you because I gave up on WoW ages ago due to lack of time to play MMORPGs.

But I am giving out free Gamepath accounts for WOW players who want to enjoy better latency!

Gamepath is a service that lowers your ping drastically by providing you with optimal routes to WOW servers in the USA. It’s legal, don’t worry.

I have three 90-day accounts to give away.

If you want one, tell me something interesting or funny that happened in one of your WOW adventures. The three most interesting stories will win an account each!

Please post your entry in the comments. Closing date is Thursday, Nov 20, 2008, 11:59 pm.

This prize is kindly sponsored by Gamepath.

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Win a Virtua Fighter 5 game for PS3!!

Remember I said on Wednesday that the Goonfather is sponsoring a prize this week in celebration of his birthday?

This is it!! Virtua Fighter 5 for PS3!

He regrets that he can’t sponsor a new game due to unforseen unfortunate circumstances but he hopes someone can still have fun with this.

To win it, please choose one Virtua Fighter character and describe how that character is similar to the Goonfather.

LOL. Yes. The Goonfather will choose his favourite entry to award the prize.

Please post your entry in the comments. Closing date is Thursday, Nov 20, 2008, 11:59 pm.

This prize is kindly sponsored by the Goonfather.

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And, now, let’s celebrate the weekend by playing games all through the weekend!!

Yeah, I wish.

I have to work through the weekend and so does the Goonfather.

I hope you have better weekend luck!

[Gamer Girl Friday]