It's the middle of the hot summer, and you're looking for a movie to watch while you enjoy some well-earned AC. I've sorted through a bit of the rubbish to find you some nice Netflix Picks to sooth your heatstroke.
Today, the day of the summer solstice, it is most evident to me that this will be the Summer of PlayStation 2(for me anyway)! NEW GAMES Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (November 8, 2004) A single-player, shooter title published by Sony, Bandai and Atari based on the anime series of the same name. The Matrix: Path of the Neo (November 7, 2005) An action-adventure game based on the movie trilogy, published by Atari
Before you is the first post in new series, a format of indefinite length and regularity called Sum and Substance. It's and attempt to catalog games and “gamerly” things I’ve been up to between posts. To capture some of the things slipping away in this fast-paced, ever-changing hobby.
In this awkward time of the new-Next Gen, with the looming game expo of the year around the corner, you might think I’d be playing the latest and greatest game titles right now. I’m not. I’ve been in a funk lately, not responding well to some of the best “AAA” games I’ve played. I’m also getting tired of the so-called indie games for the Next/Current Gen systems. Without even knowing it I think I was looking for something simpler and more fun to get into, then, as if the by the grace of the Gods, God of War lands at my feet.
Dragon’s Crown is a hack and slash, beat ’em up, with some RPG elements mixed in. The eye catching artwork is the bait butthe fast and furious gameplay is the real draw. Prepare to fight your way through horizontally, scrolling worlds, building up your experience points and weapon stash as you progress. The combination of proper preparation and button-mashing resonates with me.