With a name like Planet Pachinko, you might expect this game, which is set for release next week in the U.S. on WiiWare, the Nintendo Wii’s marketplace for original games, to actually be a pachinko game.
It looks like the new hit 3-D action platform video game Mirror’s Edge has just gotten a makeover as a 2-D Flash mini-game you can play right in you web browser.
The guys over at Borne Games have created this flattened version of the game (in partnership with EA), and it’s kind of reminiscent of classic Prince of Persia type of game when squished into just 2 dimensions.
Sure, you could go install a copy of Stella if you want to play Pitfall on your computer (or any other Atari 2600 game for that matter), but this handy carrying case lets you get up and running without installing any of that pesky software.
Here’s a fun online Mario platformer called Paper Mario World that the guys over at Random Good Stuff recently dug up.
But this game wasn’t made under the watchful eye of Nintendo. It was actually created over five months by a rabid Mario fan (a 13-year old from Holland going by the name Lesjuh) and it’s quite faithful to the design styling of the original Paper Mario games.
Good news for those of you anxiously awaiting the new Ratchet and Clank game for the PlayStation 3. Insomniac Games has confirmed that the game will run at a full 60 frame per second speed, in both 720p and 1080i resolutions.
Here’s something for PlayStation 3 owners to get excited about. It’s just been revealed that Insomniac Games’ latest creation, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction will be available as a playable demo in just a few short weeks.
While there aren’t a tremendous number of current titles to get excited about on the PlayStation 3, one future title that does have me in a lather is the upcoming Ratchet and Clank Future Tools of Destruction.
In addition to Sony’s announcement of their new PlayStation Home Virtual Community for the PS3, they also showed off this cool new title called LittleBigPlanet.
The game is designed to be a co-op platformer, where individuals can design their own physics-driven platform levels, then run through them with friends.
If you’re into platformers and you think you can beat them all, you’ve gotta check out this Flash-based game from Japan, Jineseiowata no Daibouken.
This game will kick you in the ass (twice), then serve it to you for dinner.
Ever since the Sony PSP came out about 2 years ago, it’s gotten a pretty bad rap for its relative lack of quality gaming titles, especially when compared to the Nintendo DS. Sure, a handful of innovative games like Lumines and LocoRoco have made their way onto the portable, but for every one good game, there are twenty stinkers.
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of the spiky fella, Sega has announced the release of four Sonic the Hedgehog titles this year:
Sonic The Hedgehog
Sony PS3 and Microsoft Xbox 360 (Late ’06)
A New Sonic Adventure (title TBD)
Nintendo Wii (Early ’07)
Sony PSP (Fall ’06)
Special Edition of Sonic The Hedgehog Genesis
Gameboy Advance (Nov ’06)
According to Sega:
“Fans will be treated throughout the year to special 15th anniversary events, culminating with the release of three original Sonic adventures shipping later this year, as well as the original Sonic The Hedgehog Genesis for the Game Boy Advance.