Posts Tagged ‘Mirror’s Edge’

Mirror’s Edge: Marks, Get Set, Jump

By John Walker on October 7th, 2008.

It's very embarrassing when you don't make contact after this sort of attack. In real life.

Super-sexy new Mirror’s Edge trailer, showing off the time-trial gaming, down below. It really is looking rather tremendous. Curse the PC delay. CURSE THE SKIES!

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And More Mirror’s Edge Footage…

By Jim Rossignol on September 26th, 2008.

Overkill, perhaps, but it’s a fairly intense piece of in game footage. Watching this one kind of suggests that you’re immune from bullets as long as you keep moving. I wonder how that will stand up to prolonged play, and whether the sense of flow/danger will be sustained. I hope so!

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Mirror’s Edge Cinematic, Part Two

By Jim Rossignol on September 26th, 2008.

EA have released another snippet of animated backstory for highly-anticipated urban gymnastics simulator Mirror’s Edge. It illustrates a little more about the dystopian utopia, the surveillance society, and the attractive protagonist’s personal battle against the regime. It’s brief, but it bodes well.
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Mirror’s Edge: You’ll Need This

By Alec Meer on September 1st, 2008.

Edit – attributed this to the wrong source, because I’m a great big idiot. The original story’s actually here, and is replete with further details on Mirror’s Edge’s likely requirements, so well worth a read.

Are game system requirements a valid post? Ooh, it’s a toughie. There’s nothing more PC than specs – witness the number of Forum-men who display their PCs’ fact-innards in their sigs- but they’re hardly a mine of wonder to write about. For instance, apparently Mirror’s Edge needs a PC something like this:

# CPU: Pentium 4 at 2.4 GHz / Athlon 64 2800+
# RAM: 1GB
# Gfx card: GeForce 6 Series with 256MB VRAM or higher, or ATI X1650 (or HD2400)

Is that interesting? I honestly don’t know. Possibly interesting is that my immediate reaction is “oh, that’s a fairly low-end system”, which either means that I’m a monstrous hardware fascist (more than likely) or that the concept of what a modern gaming PC is has changed somewhat over the last year or so. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mirror’s Edge: Alternate Paths

By Jim Rossignol on September 1st, 2008.

This latest piece of Mirror’s Edge footage is probably the most interesting so far, showing as it does the ways the game opens up to allow you to take different routes through the bright urban environments. There’s some areas we’ve seen before, but also some we haven’t – and the scenes in which the player is being chased by cops is particularly cool looking. (I love how doors are kicked open on the fly). This game just looks prettier and prettier. I think it’s going to be one of those titles that hits a reboot button for action games, just as Max Payne did back in 2001.
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Mirror’s Edge: Leipzig Trailer

By Jim Rossignol on August 21st, 2008.

Are we over-exposed yet? The Leipzig trailer shows the “dodge the snipers” tunnel section that we’ve already had a couple of looks at. Still, it’s more Mirror’s Edge, and tantalising for it.
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Mirror’s Edge In Portal

By Jim Rossignol on August 4th, 2008.

Via the big K, Mirror’s Edge, as recreated in Portal.

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Mirror’s Edge 30-Minute Shakycam

By Jim Rossignol on August 3rd, 2008.

Via the unsleeping Videogaming247, I bring you a Spanish language presentation of Mirror’s Edge. There’s a lot of footage we’ve seen before, but plenty we haven’t. There’s an extended gunfight sequence, and some running around inside (sigh) gloomy industrial tunnels.

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Mirror’s Edge: Comickybook Pickytures

By Kieron Gillen on August 2nd, 2008.

While I completely failed to pay any more attention to Stargate Worlds than reading the advert on a bus which rolled past the convention, when I was at San Diego, this did catch my eye. Wildstorm produced a short preview comic of the forthcoming Mirror’s Edge (Which has been scanned by Silicon Era). Words by the games’ writer Rhianna Pratchett and art by Matthew Dow Smith, I’m always interested by the comics/games interface. On one hand you have comics like this, which are pure promotional items mainly of use for swiftly introducing a games’ concept (And are harder to write than you may think). On the other, you have the licensed tie-in, which are hard in almost the exact opposite way. The former are pre-game-exposition, so demanding a lot to be crammed into scant pages. The latter, generally speaking, are post-game-exposition, so while people will abstractly care and know the world, you’re limited to doodling in the margins of the universe. Because, of course, you’re an auxiliary creative exercise and anything genuinely meaningful will be saved for the central games.

Not that would stop me jumping at a chance to do a Thief comic if anyone wanted to pay me to do so. Anyone else got something they’d like to see?

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RPSish At-Ish E3: Housecleaning – EA

By Mathew Kumar on July 21st, 2008.

Yep, EA again, because this time I’m not talking about their press conference but the excellent time I had in their far-too-crowded demo room checking out their titles – Dead Space, MySims, Mirror’s Edge and Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning, first hand.
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RPS-ish At-ish E3: Day 1, Part 2 – EA

By Mathew Kumar on July 15th, 2008.

Dear RPS Readers,

Thanks for the interested comments in response to my first post! They have warmed my heart and girded my loins for the rest of the week. Straight after filing my first report I had to dash (well, walk leisurely) across downtown Los Angeles to get to the EA press conference, held at the Orpheum Theatre – a truly gorgeous restored vaudeville theatre where they shot the theatre scenes for Last Action Hero. Which wasn’t as thrilling as accidentally ending up at Union Station (where they filmed the police station scenes for Blade Runner) yesterday, but interesting none the less. In a round about way that sort of sums up EA’s press conference, too. Not hugely thrilling, but unquestionably interesting.
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E3: The Trailers – Mirror’s Edge

By Alec Meer on July 15th, 2008.

A few quick-fire, wordless posts showing off the finest E3 visual-currency for you. Comment to come later, no doubt. First, Mirror’s Edge, with a second one beneath the cut.

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Mirror’s Edge Story Trailer

By Jim Rossignol on July 10th, 2008.

It’s all very pretty, yes, yes… More in-game footage please! GameTrailers’ interview with senior producer Owen O’Brien, intercut with recycled footage, concept art, and a couple of new screenshots, after the jump.
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