Posts Tagged ‘EA Redwood Shores’

Have You Played… The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King?

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Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.

Hurry! Everything collapses!

If you’ve played the surprisingly good hack and slash Return of the King game, I bet you’ll remember that line. It’s at the start of an infuriatingly difficult section where you have to escape from a crumbling tomb, and I’ve heard it so many times that the words “everything collapses!” still spring to mind at the slightest sign of structural instability. Read the rest of this entry »

Space Biff: Dead Space 2’s Multiplayer


Blimey, this is a bit more interesting than I was expecting. Dead Space 2‘s multiplayer is a sort of Left 4 Dead type affair, with multiple visored Isaac characters taking on swarms of the nasty necromorph thingies. It’s looking suitably violent and gruesome, with a “coming out of the goddamn walls” aspect that makes these games work. If the team can iron out the flaws from the original and make this multiplayer a smooth ride then we could be in for a treat. Trailer south of here, obviously.
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