Posts Tagged ‘third person action’

Gaming Piracy: Try Pirates Of New Horizons

By John Walker on February 29th, 2012.

Coo lummee, that's in-game too.

Can you remember as far back as October 2010? No, nor me, but fortunately all my acts and deeds are collated in an almanac, so it is that I can recall my enthusiasm for the prototype of Pirates Of New Horizons. A third-person action game, that evokes memories of Ratchet & Clank, featuring a double-jumping, pickpocketing, grapple-hooking pirate, on a flying pirate ship in a world inhabited by robots. Those are the ingredients for all of gaming. And now you can play a demo chunk of it in your browser, via Unity, with the hope that you’ll pre-order at the end.

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Gruesomely Slice: Dead Space 2 Announced

By John Walker on December 7th, 2009.

No images of the new game yet.

Dead Space 2 has been officially announced. Did we not think that wasn’t happening? Are we surprised? I lose track. But either way, here it is! According to the press release this means we will have opportunities to once more control Isaac Clarke as he uses “new tools to gruesomely slice and dismember the Necromorphs.” Mmmm. These, combined with his plasma cutter, we’re told are “empowering him as he meets new characters, explores epic zero-G environments, and fights against a relentless Necromorph onslaught.”

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