Back in the day on the original PlayStation, I used to love fighting games. Tekken 3 was one of my favorites. Later I played Tekken Tag Tournament, and other subsequent Tekken games, but I never got into them as much as I did with Tekken 3. My love, and skill with all fighting games has declined over time as they have gotten more and more complicated. Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Wii U Edition makes playing these types of games fun again for me. Continue reading
When Scribblenauts first launched back in 2009 I was super excited by it. So much so that I made a small video (Cthulhu Vs The Village People) with fellow Nerd-Base editor Dave Chosid showing off some of the off the wall retarded things you can do in the game. Scribblenauts was a great idea, but after a few hours the game was boring because it wasn’t really a game. Developers 5th Cell tried to follow-up with Super Scribblenauts turning it a bit more into a game, but it still fell a bit short for me. I wasn’t really excited to get my hands on Scribblenauts Unlimited, but I should have been. Continue reading
Leading up to the New York Comic Con, one of the games I was looking forward to the most was ZombiU. ZombiU is a first person shooter for the Wii U, where a zombie outbreak starts in England. A lot of major video game sites made this game sound like the reason to buy a Wii U. Unfortunately I wasn’t entirely impressed by what I got to do. Continue reading
At NYCC, Nerd-Base was invited by Disney to see Epic Mickey 2 The Power of Two. Disney provided Warren Spector, the lead game designer, to give us a tour through the game. Disney has been showing this game off for a while now, but they have leaked out a few new levels (Rainbow Caverns, and Rainbow Falls) to show off, and I got to say I was impressed.
Every year at the New York Comic Con, companies bring their upcoming titles for the fall season for the public to try out. Because it’s so late in the year you can usually play all of the biggest games coming out for the holiday season. This year is not different.