TWIG: Dawnguards, Vampires, Spider-man!

The Amazing Spider-Man

June 26, 2012

PS3, PC, Xbox 360, NIntendo DS, 3DS, Wii, iPhone, Android

The movie is out July 3, fellow Spider-man fans. I have a love/hate relationship with Spider-man games, so I never look forward to them as much as some people do. One thing I’ll say about this one is that it looks nice. Will it play well? Time shall tell.

Amazon: The Amazing Spider-Man is a single player Action-Adventure game designed to coincide with the 2012 major motion picture. The game is an exclusive video game adventure that continues the story told in the film. Features include, an open-world game design that allows the player to roam the game environment as they will, the “web rush” feature that allows Spidey to sneak up on opponents, new and reimagined enemies, and a random mission play option.

Harness Spider-Man’s powers with Manhattan as your playground…Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures’ new film, The Amazing Spider-Man throws New York City’s brand new hero back into free-roaming, web-slinging action, as he protects the Big Apple from a deluge of unimaginable threats. Enjoy challenging Action Platforming gameplay, set in an open-world game environment packed with real-time navigation and combat choices. Utilizing set, and random mission play, fight smalltime crime, participate in unusual photography shoots, and defeat an array of reimagined enemies familiar from Spider-man comics and movies.

Spec Ops: The Line 

June 26, 2012

PS3, PC, Xbox 360

A new original title, military style. I would say there are enough of these games floating around, but one could say that for RPGs and third person shooters. So! Are you fan of Black Ops, Modern Warfare, Call of Duty, etc? Here you go, folks. They aren’t my cup of tea, but I’ll be the last person to stop you from buying them.  (Look at the picture above. That is your line.)

Amazon: Spec Ops: The Line is a new original title from 2K Games that features provocative and gripping Third-Person modern military Shooter gameplay designed to challenge players’ morality by putting them in the middle of unspeakable situations where unimaginable choices affecting human life must be made. Features include, a gripping, storyline reminiscent of Apocalypse Now and Heart of Darkness but set in a ruined Dubai, tactical squad-based Delta Force gameplay throughout a horizontally and vertically oriented world, devastating sandstorms which can be used in combat, a variety of multiplayer modes and maps, and deep support featuring two factions.

It’s been 6 months since Dubai was wiped off the map by a cataclysmic sandstorm. Thousands of lives were lost, including those of American soldiers sent to evacuate the city. Today, the city lies buried under sand, the world’s most opulent ruin. Now, a mysterious radio signal is picked-up from Dubai, and a Delta Recon Team is sent to infiltrate the city. Their mission is simple: locate survivors and radio for evacuation. What they find is a city in the grip of war. To save Dubai, they’ll have to find the man at the heart of its madness – Col. John Konrad.

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim DLC 

Dawnguard

June 26, 2012

Xbox 360

Skyrim DLC! Yeah! Cost: 1600 MS Points. This will be on the PC eventually, you know, but they have to clear out the bugs with us 360 players. There will be crossbows, new powers, whether you choose to be a Dawnguard or go the newly expanded Vampire path (which looks awesome, by the way) and apparently an undead horse and new weapon creations. If you’re a level 100 Blacksmith, like my

 IGN: In this expansion to The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim the Dovakiin can either join the Dawnguard, who hunt vampires, or join the vampires and gain new powers. The expansion includes new weapons and armor, a new horse, dragons with new powers and more.

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