Month: March 2011

The Lincoln Lawyer – or Studebaker, Anyone?

Mobile Movie Minute 173 cruises the streets in a Lincoln as the best business is always conducted from the back seat of a large car. True or what? Remember drive-in theatres? Wouldn’t a Lincoln have been perfect? Yep – but not so much this overly predictable piece of Grisham-like telling of Michael Connelly’s bestseller. [pro-player][/pro-player] Read the book or see the movie. Don’t do both. Btw, if you don’t read the book, you should know that the mom was attacked by someone in the film. Guess who? The answer is in the book – not the movie. Good cast,...

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Review – Crysis 2

I never had the pleasure to play the original Crysis but I spied it from a distance purely because I knew my computer at the time didn’t have the chops to run the game. When Crysis 2 was announce, I immediately took notice and paid close attention to the progress as little by little details came out with promises of gorgeous graphics and improved gameplay – Crytek has even gone as far as to say that Crysis 2 will have the best graphics in video game history complete with bold statements about having the most sophisticated AI in the history of games. So how does the game stack up to such talk? Thankfully – Very well. The game takes place 3 years after the original title with player sin the role of a Marine by the name of “Alcatraz” who inherits the suit from it’s previous owner Prophet who was being hunted down by the corporation Crynet. When Alcatraz dons the suit and ventures into the big city, he’s mistaken for Prophet and becomes the target. The story of the alien infestation of New York City is told through cut scenes, intel debriefings from multiple characters during gameplay and the loading scenes that shows GPS mappings to display the upcoming level requirements. The story is pretty well broken into 2 parts with the 1st half focusing on learning how...

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Bethesda Softworks Announces Prey 2

Finally! A sequel to a game that sadly feel through the cracks for most but I really liked Prey. It’s been a LONG time coming but we’ll get to see what comes next in this cool series in 2012 Sequel to Award-Winning Prey to be Available in 2012 March 14, 2011 (Rockville, MD) — Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that Prey® 2, the sequel to the popular 2006 game, is scheduled for release in 2012 and will be available for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows. Further details on the game will be revealed in the May issues of Official Xbox Magazine and PlayStation: The Official Magazine, as well as in magazines throughout Europe. Prey 2 is being developed by Human Head Studios, the studio that created Prey, the original, award-winning game. Prey 2 is being built on the cutting edge id tech engine from id Software. “We are thrilled to be working with Bethesda on Prey 2,” said Chris Rhinehart, project lead. “Prey 2 will provide gamers the opportunity to explore a new facet of the Prey universe, one that offers fast-paced action in an open, alien world. We’re excited to show gamers the title we have been working on and hope they will be as excited by this title as we are.” Continue...

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