Excerpt: Black and White is one of the most anticipated games ever released. It took Peter Molyneux and his Lionhead Studio ‘ s 3 years to make so it had to be a great game. Let’s check if they succeeded.
Excerpt: Date: 7/19/2005 Peter Molyneux invented the 'god' game genre with the classic game Populous and he now returns to his game designing roots with Black & White. This game has been several years in the making and faces some pretty high expectations.
Excerpt: Publisher: Ea Games Developer: Lionhead Studios Minimum System Requirements: Windows 95/98/2000/ME (Windows NT is not supported) Intel Pentium II 350MHz Intel Pentium 64MB RAM 600MB free hard disk space (plus space for saved games) 4x CD-ROM/DVD-ROM drive 8MB PCI or AGP 3D accelerator card with full...
Excerpt: The graphics engine in Black & White is truly impressive. You can look at whatever island you're playing on from miles up in the sky, with only the wind whistling in your godly ears, then zoom down into the valleys and hills with only a few graphical hiccups.
Summary: Black & White is a land game. Combing elements never before assimilated together, we are presented with a completely satisfying gaming experience. Despite the scarce number of levels available, Black & White is still an event that should not be missed.
Excerpt: I will start off by saying that this game from Peter Molyneux of Dungeon Keeper fame has beautiful graphics. You get graphics depicting the environment that show detailed trees, detailed creatures, spells and all these in such detailed landscapes that will brighten and amaze your eyes.
Excerpt: Black & White is an unique and original strategy god-sim from legendary game designer Peter Molyneux (Populous, Powermonger, Magic Carpet and Dungeon Keeper). Black & White looks very unique, the game mixing elements of all of Molyneux's previous games into a truly unique experience.
Conclusion: Although being god is great fun, nothing is better than teaching your creature a new trick! Slipperyone (my ape) has finally been toilet trained, and will now pickup his pooh and throw it at the villagers. All of this is while he’s torching my village and eating villagers.
Conclusion: The Wrap-up: It may just be me, but I think there is a PC gaming revolution going on. The past 14 months, I have seen games that are literally genre-busting. And with Lionhead's Black and White at the helm of the revolution, it looks like PC gaming is going down the right path.