Posts Tagged ‘eidos interactive’

Have You Played… Gangsters: Organized Crime?

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

When I first played Gangsters: Organized Crime [Wikipedia page] in the late 90s I didn’t really play strategy games. This one predated The Sopranos, so my grasp of epic gangster stories stemmed from Scarface, Once Upon A Time in America and The Godfather trilogy – all of which weaved deep and intricate tales over the course of just a few hours.

Gangsters: Organized Crime taught me that out you can’t assassinate a mayor on your first day on the job.

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The Bat-Physics: Arkham Asylum Tech Trailer


We’re going to be taking a closer look at Bruce Wayne’s secret identity on PC soon, but until we do there’s a rather shiny “showcase” trailer showing off how implementation of physics engine tech looks on nVidia-powered PCs. Stuff swirls and swishes and dudes get kicked. It’s quite impressive. It’s still the same gloomy, doomy Arkham Asylum, but there’s quite a lot more detail. And, my, it is good lookin’.

For those that missed it: there’s a demo out.
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