Conclusion: Concept: Foil the plans of some hillbillies as a scorpion and tarantula while fighting your way through a desert environment (no, seriously!)
Graphics: The gameplay sequences and character models are nice, although the cutscenes are sometimes plagued by scan lines
Sound: The minimal synth soundtrack...
Conclusion: It's hard to pinpoint exactly just who Deadly Creatures is aimed at. It has received a teen rating, but it also has a lot of dark overtones. That said, it really is a game worth checking out should you be in the mood for something particularly grim.
Summary: A Bug's Life, this is not. Rather than give us cutesy versions of shiver-inducing arachnids, Deadly Creatures delivers a tarantula and scorpion that are just as fascinating (or revolting) as the real deal.
Excerpt: The Wii is often criticized for not having the best third party support. Just glancing over my Wii collection, I only have a couple of third party titles. Sure, they’re out there, but when you’re playing the Wii most likely you’ll be playing a game made by Nintendo.
Summary: In the months after the Wii’s launch, as it exploded in popularity and consoles flew off the shelves, I breathed a sigh of relief. As a Nintendo fan I’d hoped that the company could pull itself out of the dismal GameCube failure, and with such a dramatic success Nintendo’s console might become the...
Excerpt: Deadly Creatures opens with, surprisingly, a shades-of-noir narrative from Billy Bob Thornton. But truck into your local gamestop and you’ll probably look right past its box art, depicting a fearsome tarantula locked in mortal combat with a wily rattlesnake.
Excerpt: Unless you just can’t get enough of mini-game collections, lame licensed titles, neutered ports, and fitness “games” then your Wii library probably doesn’t stand more than 12 games tall. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Wii when it gets it right—