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Posts tagged “silent hunter 5”

Feature: “Silent Hunter 3 was the first game I was proud of”

The Flare Path: Debriefs Dan Dimitrescu

Interesting chap, Dan Dimitrescu. Spoken of in reverent tones in the roughest bars in virtual Kiel, Wilhelmshaven and Pearl Harbour, he started his working life reviewing simulations rather than designing them. Below the break, he talks about the games he's shaped and the games he's scored. Influences are star-shelled, career sea-changes discussed. If you've ever stalked a Silent Hunter convoy or dithered outside a Door Kickers…

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Unsilent Hunter: UbiDRM Not Sunk After All?

It is the year 2138. Since the terrible conclusion of the great war between Simon Cowell's X-tremes and Charlie Brooker's Tweetonauts, humanity has been at peace. And, for the first time in 131 years, the PC gaming website Rock, Paper, Shotgun passes an entire week without mentioning DRM. That's then, but this is now - and UbiGate continues apace. Yesterday, seemingly cracked versions of Silent…

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Silent Hunter 5’s “Dynamic Campaign”

Those of you with a modicum of interest in Ubisoft's latest iteration of the Silent Hunter series will probably interesting in seeing a bit of how the campaign might play out. Clearly this has been edited up with the action bits to be as fancy as possible, and won't really get the hours of stalking enemies and peering through your periscope, but it does give…

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The Year Ahead, Part Two

We're peering through the futurescope at the games we can expect to see in the coming year. There's plenty to work through, so let's get on with a look at some of the notable games of Spring and Summer 2010. (You can read part one here.)

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Silent Running: Silent Hunter 5

This Silent Hunter 5 trailer reveals the new game engine in action, and it's pretty damned spectacular. There's not going to be any debate about what the best looking naval sim is after this hits, at least. Whether the rest of the game lives up to the legacy of the series remains to be seen, but we're feeling fairly optimistic. Anyway, this is worth taking…

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Up Periscope: Silent Hunter V

If you spot something just below the water when you're out at sea, you can bet it's a plastic bag. But when it's not, it's often a gigantic submersible warship. And we know how you like those. Fortunately for you, U-boatisoft send word that their greatest submarine game is back, and now with first-person elements (possibly RPG elements?) where you can walk around your ship…

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