Excerpt: What does a talented development house do after creating one of the best snowboarding franchises to date? Well, if you’re developer Idol Minds, you create one of the lamest “party” games in recent memory, and then add an online component so that those who actually buy this car-wreck of a game can...
Excerpt: I admit that I was eager to try this “My Street” out. The cover looked promising, online possibilities, party game, something a bit different from other games, … definitely something to look forward to it seemed.
Excerpt: A much more light-hearted approach to multiplayer gaming can be found in this latest release from Sony. With no fragging, no railguns, and no one-on-one snipe-a-thons on offer, My Street instead is all about having fun, kid-style, and partaking in everyone's favourite childhood pastime of playing...
Excerpt: Since I first saw My Street at last year's E3, I've had mixed feelings. On one hand, it's a true 'Family Title'. There are no gun-toting maniacs, no one is killed, no 'Prostitute Power-Ups' - from start to finish this game is about as kid friendly as you can get.
You have to give the developers at Idol Minds credit for
creating a fresh new game that almost creates its own genre.
This neighborhood of games has multi-player mode and on-line
play, but what age group was this game designed for?
Excerpt: The single player mode of a party game has always been the weakest link, My Street is no exception. The story revolves around you being the new kid on the block and trying to make friends with all the other boys and girls.
Summary: I know this is a kids' game, but screw it, anyone got a gun? I'm not gonna use it to shoot myself in the face. No, quite the opposite, in the stomach. Because if anything is going to hurt me the way this game has, its gonna be me.
Excerpt: My Street is the latest First Party offering from Sony designed to be played primarily by a younger audience. It is a collection of seven party games that are all played online. These games include Marbles, However, in the end, My Street just doesn’t have what it takes to be a quality title.