Excerpt: After a long absence from home consoles, the bird and bear pair are back with an adventure that takes them outside of their platforming comfort zone, ala Banjo Pilot for the GBA. However, unlike that portable entry, Nuts and Bolts doesn’t completely do away with platforming - it’s just secondary to...
Excerpt: I've been practically foaming at the mouth to get my hands on this game since it was unveiled last year. It's gorgeous visuals, unique gameplay and the fact that it was designed by Eric Chahi (the creator of Another World) pretty much sold me on the idea long before I knew too much about it.
Conclusion: So, there are inevitable moments where you'll wish you were playing with a mouse instead of a controller for the last will demand twice the effort and provide half the accuracy than the first normally would.
Summary: If Super Mario 64 laid out the possibilities of what could be achieved in a 3D-platformer, Banjo-Kazooie took the formula and perfected it. Rare improved on every facet of Mario's gameplay and infused their own unique charm on proceedings through a sprinkling of inspired mini-games, memorable...
Conclusion: What Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts does well is offer colorful worlds to explore and deep vehicle customization. Outside of these two facets, the voices still have gibberish rather than real voice-acting.
Excerpt: It's been quite a few years since Éric Chahi, the man behind the cult hit Another World , made his last game. Now he's back with From Dust , and fans of his previous efforts have been excited to see if it would be something special as well. Fortunately, it is indeed something special.
Excerpt: From Dust is the latest game from creator Eric Chahi, creator of Another World. Like his previous games, From Dust manages to pull off some interesting moments in very subtle and unique ways. However, like his previous works, it carries similar flaws, which may be hard for many players to overlook.
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Conclusion: In addition to the power of breath, there are a few other helpful elements. Stones grant villages the ability to repel fire, lava, and water, and sending a villager to retrieve this knowledge from a stone is often your best hope for survival, especially when tsunamis roll in and volcanoes erupt.
Pros: Rich interplay of movable elements and natural forces, Attractive environmental design, Surprisingly competition-friendly Challenge mode.
Cons: Problematic AI pathfinding, Controls not suited for fine manipulation, Not optimized for the PC.