Excerpt: Meet your crater. I don't know how many first-person shooters I've heard about over just the past few years, but only a few of them were on a handheld console, and with the exception of Metroid Prime , I can't think of one for the DS. Except this one of course, but I was getting to that.
Pros: Engaging storyline, Wide-open exploration, Large world, Solid controls, ...though cramps set in, Too few enemies
Summary: It is a perplexing situation that inspires discussion; how could the two most popular games-playing machines on the market, each the possessor of a control scheme that are tailor suited to the genre, be lacking in entries into game development's most abused genre - the First Person Shooter?
Excerpt: First-person shooters on the DS aren't exactly in plentiful supply. Despite Nintendo proving the genre was perfectly possible and a lot of fun very early on with the DS pack-in title Metroid Prime: First Hunt, it's just not a genre the handheld has been blessed with that often.
Summary: Moon is impressive to look at and it handles pretty well. It’s just a shame that after a while, everything becomes repetitive and familiar but for a DS FPS, it does a fairly good job…just don’t expect it to be ground breaking to the genre.
Excerpt: I remember seeing early screenshots of Moon for the Nintendo DS. Developed by Renegade Kid the early indications of what Moon had to offer up was quite intriguing. It looked as though the game, which follows the 2007 release of Dementium: The Ward, also for the DS, was going to be another testament...
Excerpt: Developer: Renegade Kid Platform: DS ESRB: T for Drug reference and violence. Genre: First person adventure, in the vein of Metroid. Multiplayer: No In 2007, a small developer set out to make a DS game not exactly in the norm: Not only was it survival horror, like the Resident Evil series, but the...