What’s in the box (art)?!
Last August, Supermassive Games unveiled their PS3 exclusive stab at the teen slasher subgenre with Until Dawn. It looked good, except for that whole PlayStation Move bit. I have nothing against the Move, but requiring the peripheral to play the game places a pretty substantial limit on your audience.
Today, the game’s box art was revealed, and where I was expecting it to say “PS Move required” it actually says “PS Move compatible” That’s not necessarily a solid confirmation on whether or not it will require the peripheral, but it gives those of us who never bought a Move some hope. I’ll update when Sony confirms either way. In the meantime, you can feast your eyes on the box art, in all its broken flashlight glory, after the jump.
Home Sweet Home hits DVD and Digital Downloand on June 4th from Mirror Tree Productions. John KD Graham directs the flick, which stars Alexandra Boylan (Bellflower), Raquel Cantu, Lorena Segura York, and Christopher Dempsey (The Rambler).
In the film, “Gwen Stevens (Boylan) is at a crossroads in her life and needs a safe, quiet place to get her head together. But when she arrives at the house of her deceased parents in the remote New Mexico desert, she realizes that her peaceful refuge has become home to a pair of psychotic squatters with plans of their own. Now, miles from civilization and possible rescue, Gwen finds herself trapped, tormented and waging a desperate fight to escape the brutal intruders who have moved in…and who now want her life.”
Head inside for the trailer and some small-ish box art. READ MORE
Have you ever wondered what you would get if you were to mix the graceful exploration and death-dealing of Assassin’s Creed with the murky morality of Deus Ex and the stealth action of Thief? You’d get Dishonored, an open-world adventure game that brings with it an intriguing blend of steampunk and the supernatural. It follows Corvo–the man with the badass looking mask–who’s on a mission of revenge after he’s framed for the murder of the Empress he swore to protect. Head past the break for an incredibly cool trailer and some snazzy new box art.
Some might look at this cover art for the long in development Aliens: Colonial Marines to be nothing more than neat box art. Its eye-catching, there’s no denying that, but there’s more to it. You see, the marines are inside the xenomorph’s head, and that’s actually a metaphor for the complex relationship between the xenomorphs and the marines. I’m just kidding, the xenomorphs want to to tear the marines into pieces while they scream and fear-pee themselves, and there’s not much else to it.
Looks cool, right? That’s just the teaser! Head past the break for the whole thing, logos and all. Aliens: Colonial Marines releases on the PS3, PC, Xbox 360, and Wii U this fall. READ MORE
If you’re a collector of movies, one of the Holy Grails is the Criterion Collection. Featuring films that supposedly have important cultural landmarks, these DVD’s are full of amazing features and usually have some of the best transfers you can find. But what about us video game collectors? What about us folk that think video games should be treated with the same reverence and respect as some films? Isn’t Super Mario Bros. a cultural landmark? What about Pac Man? Castlevania? Silent Hill?
Well, someone had the same thought process and decided to put together several video game covers as though they were in the Criterion Collection. While some of my favorites aren’t on there, these covers are stunningly accurate and would convince me to splurge an obscene amount for one. Seriously, those Criterion people charge WAY too much. Jerks…Check them all out HERE! READ MORE
Much of what we’ve seen of Batman: Arkham City has been in black and white. Catwoman and Penguin were rocking the look in some promotional art, and the same goes for the newly unveiled Robin who looks pretty badass if I do say so myself. Fortunately, the actual game has plenty of color, though it’s still covered in a thick coat of grit and grime we’d expect covering a city for the insane.
Will Arkham City be as incredible, or preferably better, than it’s predecessor? I sure hope so. We won’t know for sure until the game ships on October 18th, so until then you can feast your eyes on its delicious box art, after the jump.
TJ and I have had a top secret project in the works for some time and despite our shared inability to keep a secret for very long, we’ve somehow managed to keep this from you until it was ready. After years of research and sleepless nights fueled by bitter masturbation and energy drinks, this secret is finally ready to be unveiled now. Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce you to the video game that’s destined to sweep the nation: Dead Pixels: The Official Game.
What is this, you ask? How could you possibly compete with blockbuster games that have massive budgets and huge teams of creative individuals working on them? Easy peasy lemon squeezy. You see, between the two of us TJ and I have a combined total of nearly a decade’s worth of video game reviews, and who better to create a fun game than the people that know what makes a game good? Nay, great. Will this be as memorable as BioShock? Yes. Will rake in more money than Call of Duty? Of course. Will it get us laid? We desperately hope it will. Head past the break for your first glimpse of Dead Pixels: The Official Game’s box art, just make sure you keep a tissue handy for when you experience your first exploding orgasm upon glimpsing this beautiful piece of art. READ MORE
I’ve got two things that should make both your eyes and your ears very happy. The first is some rather sexy box art for the upcoming Shadows of the Damned and the second are three free songs, two from Silent Hill composer Akira Yamaoka. The songs are being released by Shadows of the Damned developer Grasshopper Manufacture to honor those lost in the tsunami that hit Japan last Friday.
The songs “Otomodachi, as you wake” and “Otomodachi, before you sleep” are Yamaoka’s work and the third track is from Tak Hiraoka. Head past the jump to find out how you can get these free tracks and so you can get a better look at Shadows of the Damned’s stylish new box art.