iDOOM

Well, I would write some long review with cool pictures, but I really think that the title and the link will suffice for you all. I found this while browsing abandonware (you know, since fuck all for games has come out this year, and I just finished System Shock 2 for the 3rd time) and … Read moreiDOOM

Dust 514

Well, after years in the making, CCP has announced it.  A console FPS/RPG/MMO that ties in with soverngtiy battles in EVE Online.  Basically, this game will be adding a more 12 year old Halo style element for all those xbox live/pso tards that will have tremendous weight on the EVE world. For those of you … Read moreDust 514

L0pht making a come back?

While not really gaming news, this is good news to most of us who are rooted into some of the darker aspects of computing and the internet……..  After nearly 10 years of inactivity and seperation, L0pht is making a comeback of sorts.  If you are saying “WTF is L0pht?” then it probably won’t be worth … Read moreL0pht making a come back?

Crackdown meets Biohazard……..sorta

So generally the first thing I look at in a new game is, how much like an older game is it.  Immediately Prototype struck me as a Crackdown/Devil May Cry/Biohazard/Mirrors Edge rip-off, but boy was I mistaken.  It’s not too often that I am completely blown away by a game, but this was one that did exactly that.

So short version of the story goes, you play as Alex Mercer.  The game begins 16 days after a military virus (original huh?) is unleashed in Penn Square on Manhattan Island.  You have all your powers which randomly shift throughout the beginning scenes to give you a bit of a sneak peak at what is to come.  The street is littered with zombie like creatures called Infected, and some big nasty guys called Hunters.  So you hack and slash your way through the opening bit until you realise, this game was written/produced/directed by Quiten Tarintino.  After seeing all your cool powers, you are ripped back in time to the beginning of the outbreak.  Much like the beginning of Shadowrun, you start off not knowing who you are, why you are, and wth is going on with these mutations your body is going through……..

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