Excerpt: Expansion packs never get me too excited. Even if they're for games I love, I'd much rather see the dev team spend that time working on a proper sequel. So news that Sony Liverpool was working on the Fury expansion pack for the superb WipEout HD left me rather cold. I wanted news of a proper PS3 retail release WipEout, not more content for an old game.
Excerpt: Playing WipEout HD Fury was an extremely nostalgic affair, reminding me of the heady days of the original PlayStation and my very first experience with that console in WipEout XL/2097, the second ever entry to the futuristic anti-gravity racing series that has seen a limited number of sequels over the years after its release.
Excerpt: One upon a time Wipeout was the epitome of cool gaming; its pounding techno soundtrack the stuff of DJs and its gravity-defying craft and race tracks were like someone had given F-Zero a shot in the arm and some glow sticks. However, after a flat entry on the PS2 with Wipeout Fusion the series lost its way a little, and despite two hugely enjoyable entries on the PSP (which felt like an ideal platform for such a franchise) it had fallen from the limelight into relative...
Excerpt: This is a game that could easily have graced the PS3 as a launch title. Instead the lucky old PS2 got the delights of its triple A visuals and stellar gameplay. This is a game that looks to be the final high tide mark for Sony’s second games machine. The game comes as the follow up to the already popular first game from 2005. Apart from stunning graphics, God of War has become famous fro plundering a variety of Greek myths.
Pros: This is a game that will long be remember, and provide a reason to keep that PS2 next to your television. It will also spur great excitement to see how they bring the franchise to the PS3, as they inevitably will., - Cream of the PS2 visuals, - Impressive set pieces, - Improved controls
Cons: - Non stop violent action, - Shallow gameplay
Excerpt: Comme son nom l’indique, WipEout HD Fury regroupe WipEout HD et son extension Fury. Et comme toujours, la grande force des WipEout, et qui reste toujours d’actualité, c’est une bande-son électronique qui correspond parfaitement à l’univers, à l’ambiance du jeu. Une course rapide, rapide, très rapide, proche du psychédélique. Ici, vous avez accès à huit modes de jeux différents, un mode de jeu en ligne jusqu’à huit participants.
Pros: La bande-son, La diversité des vaisseaux et des circuits, La qualité des graphismes