Monday, February 27, 2012

Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV is the fourth game of the most famous franchise from Rockstar. The player assumes the role of Niko Bellic, a European who goes to America in search of better living conditions, and to leave your past behind apparently black.

The story is set in Liberty City, this time much clearer allusions to the New York City, you can see points characteristic of the area faithfully reproduced, as the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty and Brooklyn Bridge. The protagonist is apparently a European immigrant who goes to town looking for a new life.

Thanks to the RAGE engine (Rockstar Advanced Game Engine), GTA IV's graphics are impressive, with effects of light and shadow very well done.

During the first trailer, the protagonist account that has killed, kidnapped and sold several people, intending to change his life in the new city. Coming from Rockstar, it is known that this can only be a great irony, isn't it?


Sunday, February 12, 2012

Classic game: Tetris

Tetris is a very popular electronic game in the world, developed in 1984 by three Russian people.

Tetris was one of the first items of export success of the Soviet Union and one of the first to be seen as a kind of addiction. Reached an audience unprecedented in the history of video games ..

Alexey Pajitnov (one of the inventors) met the puzzle Pentomino and decided to create a virtual version of it to your computer, the Electronica 60. Removed one of the blocks of the game and named with the suffix four Greek: Tetris.

The game consists of stacking teraminos (figures constituted by squares) that go down the screen in order to complete horizontal lines. When a line is formed, it disappears from the screen, the upper layers down, and you win points. When the stack of pieces reaches the top of the screen, the game is finalized.

Pajitnov's game saw the potential for failing to stop playing before you even finish the program as well as two co-workers who helped to end the game and all colleagues of the computer center, which had received copies on floppy disks written by the Pajitnov . Not to be accused of undermining the researchers in electronic hobby, destroyed all the records at the end of the day. However, the game continued to be distributed in an informal way, to reach people interested in marketing it.

This a beautiful game, which takes up no more space to spend a good bit of time.


Friday, February 10, 2012

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is the continuing saga of platform games being exclusive to the Nintendo Wii, which takes the biggest pop star of the video game, Mario, to venture into the celestial space.

This time, the princess was captured by aliens, so the Super Mario has to explore the galaxy to save it. The second 3D Mario title for the Nintendo Wii, Galaxy 2 has come to expand the revolutionary gameplay experience presented in the original title.

Taking the character into a world where the vacuum and gravity affect the gameplay, a new step up in the series of movements performed by the Wiimote and Nunchuk controls, Super Mario Galaxy 2 allows you saltes between the stars, walk upside down on celestial bodies, get free at a constant speed of inertia and face very challenging obstacles.

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword is the second title in the franchise to be released for the Wii, and the first to have the functionality of the Wii Motion Plus. For the first time, the movements of both the paraphernalia of swords as the Link below with reasonable accuracy the attacks outlined by the player.

However, for movements more consistent, even better is used in moderation controls, moving as if you "really had a sword in his hands." Allies the most basic commands, there are also other interesting possibilities for the new Zelda controls.

For example: if you hold the WiiMote for awhile on the head, link, and follow the movement on the screen, you can fire a concentrated attack, which will be accompanied by a beautiful animation of the protagonist. Since moving WiiMote and Nunchuk simultaneously link will trigger the classic spin attack.

Link also has many additional gadgets in their battle against carnivorous plants and shrubs killers. Among the novelties, appears WiiMote controlled by a beetle, which serves both to carry out bombings and to reach items. The new harness also brings new possibilities, while the ancient weapons such as bows and arrows and sling, benefit of the new features of the game.

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

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