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The world of Pokémon is a futuristic, yet unpopulated world much like our own. There are villages, towns, and even big cities. While the technology is more advanced, the mindset of the people is much more traditional. And while our world is inhabited by various species of mammals, reptiles, birds and the like, the world of Pokémon is inhabited by hundreds of creatures known as pokémon. These “Pocket Monsters” have a unique relationship with people, and interact with them in various ways.
With the release of Pokémon Black and White, many people are becoming interested in the series that have never played the games before, or have only played Pokémon Red and Blue 15 years ago. A lot has changed since those came out, but a lot has also remained true to form. This guide is intended to provide a basic introduction or refresher to the Pokémon games, and the lore and world in which they involve.
Another in the widely popular tower defense genre, Plants vs. Zombies pits a wide array of unique and interesting plants against an equally interesting zombie horde. Defend your house from wave after wave by collecting solar energy to plant rows of defenses to fight off the zombie invasion.
The outcome if Mrs. Pac-Man had a love affair with Geometry Wars. The neon graphics and hip, upbeat techno-ish music paired with its super fast gameplay immediately announces that this isn’t the Pac-Man we all grew up with.
A World of Keflings is a diversion from violent action games we get so much of these days. Use your X-Box avatar to assist these tiny people in building up their kingdoms, with no real ultimate goal in mind.
ilomilo is a X-Box Live Arcade puzzle game focusing on two ambiguous, cartoony characters, ilo and milo. The goal of the game is to traverse worlds while moving blocks to manipulate the environment, reuniting these two separated friends. The game has both single player, and co-op modes featuring lots of unlockable bonus content.
The Lair of the Shadowbroker is the newest DLC for Mass Effect 2. Picking up where the end of the game left off, the story focus’ on Liara and her persuit of the mysterious Shadowbroker. Players can accompany Liara on a epic new mission to discover who the Shadowbroker is, and what he wanted with Commander Shepherd.
Dead Rising 2: Case Zero is the downloadable X-Box Live Arcade (and X-Box exclusive) prequel to Dead Rising 2. The short game is meant to bridge the gap between Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2. It tells the story of Chuck Greene, a pro stunt man who is driving across the Zombie infested United States into Fortuane City (Las Vegas) with his daughter, and is forced to stop at a small desert town along the way. This is where the game starts you off, and you find out more about Chuck, his daughter, and his mission.
I haven’t paid full price for anything from Best Buy for at least a year now, and most importantly, new release games. I wanted to share with you how I pull it off, and how it works.
StarCraft II is the long awaited sequel to the 1998 real time strategy game released by Blizzard. Years in development, this game, subtitled Wings of Liberty, is only the first in a trilogy of StarCraft II games. While multiplayer includes all three races, Wings of Liberty’s single player campaign is solely focused on the Terrans (The humans), and Jim Raynor’s rebellion against the Dominion Empire.