Archive for 2008

About Brittany Please Make These Lego Games!
October 3rd, 2008 by Brittany | Digg | Technorati | Reddit | Stumble Upon

Lego GTAIt’s inevitable that in the future we’re going to see more Lego titles, because of the previous success that they’ve had. Just look at Lego Star Wars, and most recently, Lego Batman. They take what starts out as a mature, established concept and cute it up with enemies exploding into brick pieces, remove what could be extraneous dialogue and substitute it with adorable mumblings akin to Simlish, and some of the sweetest pantomime I’ve seen on characters since Final Fantasy VII.

I firmly believe that even if you didn’t like the game before, you’d probably find something to like about it now if it’s been turned into Lego, at least if it was a solid title and didn’t rely on the same old tired mechanics as the previous games. And how many movies out there would make awesome transitions? You’re not going to find conventional games on here like the obvious, boring, Mario, Zelda, Halo, Gears of War, and so on here. So, without further ado, I’ve got a sampling here of five games out of the hundreds I could think of that would make great Lego games.


About Gloria I’ll Do This Solo
September 29th, 2008 by Gloria | Digg | Technorati | Reddit | Stumble Upon

Reclusiní it upMultiplayer games are awesome and I love them dearly. Obviously, if you’ve read any of my Wrath of the Lich King previews, I’m quite fond of MMORPGs. I tend to sporadically pick up new ones like I’m at a cocktail party and they’re a plate of hors d’oeuvres. One thing that repels me from MMORPGs, however, is forced grouping. The thought of being forced to be in a party with people in order to get anywhere makes me scream.

Do I like to be in groups? Yes, when the mood strikes me or I find a leveling partner I like. Do I want to be in a group the entire time I’m playing? About as much as I want to write a twenty page paper on the chemical symbol for lead.