Archive for July, 2009

Space Invaders Infinity Gene [iPhone] Review

Posted in Gaming Rant, Japan with tags , , , , , on July 30, 2009 by reasonjp

Boot up Space Invaders Infinity Gene for the first time, and you’re welcomed by the attract screen from the 1978 original Space Invaders. A tap of the screen and a brief load later, and you’re playing, well, Space Invaders,or a variant with no shields, at least, with tiny black and white graphics that would make an Atari 2600 blush. Fortunately, ten seconds in, and just as you start to believe you’ve been had for 600 Yen for a sub par thirty year old arcade conversion, the game flashes in colour and clean, sharp lines. A famous Darwin quote from the ‘Origin of Species’ appears, and things kick off for real. For the first time, Infinity Gene has changed the rules of the game. It will do it a lot more, and there’s rarely, if ever a time when said change isn’t refreshing and welcome.

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Want Cheap Video Games? Korea got you cover

Posted in Gaming Rant, News, Odd/Strange, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360 with tags , on July 6, 2009 by Stephen

Ever wondered how is the video game market in other places beside  US, Japan or European countries? What about Korea?  We know they have TV shows dedicated to Starcraft but what about Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii?.

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