Ubisoft: Avatar interview

Ubisoft: Avatar interview

Nov 23, 2009

Phil Brannelly, brand manager for Avatar: The Game in the UK, was unfortunate enough to be the one demoing the game at the Eurogamer Expo – and therefore, the one subjected to my questioning. Easy one first: How did Ubisoft first come to pick up the Avatar license? “When James Cameron was pitching the license we went to him with our own story, we wanted...

Joe Danger: Hello Games interview

Joe Danger: Hello Games interview

Nov 16, 2009

The Art Director at Hello Games (you can see why their first title, Joe Danger, is going to be so ace here), Grant Duncan – who is one out of the grand total of four members of the team – was the first person at the Eurogamer Expo I demanded an interview from. Ever the professional, I left it up to the interviewee to point out it would perhaps be...

Aliens vs Predator: hands – on preview

This was one of my most anticipated games of the expo. It’s a cool license, that has been exploited surprisingly rarely in the world of video games. So when I heard another game was coming – and it was by Rebellion, who made the excellent PC Aliens vs Predator game – the geek in me was threatening to break out and start buying toys in their original...

Media Molecule talk to Critical Gamer (part two)

Media Molecule talk to Critical Gamer (part two)

Nov 9, 2009

If you missed part one of the interview, how can you forgive yourself? Go read it now! Okay, everybody ready? Here comes part two: Ross asks Martin what I really should have thought of; will we be seeing more interactive music DLC? “There definitely will be more interactive music. Whether that’s standalone in a music only pack… I don’t...

Rogue Warrior: hands – on preview

Speaking on a purely personal level, news thus far released of Rogue Warrior had inspired nothing more than apathy in me. It wasn’t one of the busiest games at the Eurogamer Expo (though it never seemed to be adandoned), so perhaps many other people felt the same? Was it an exciting shooter that made good use of the experiences of the real – life Navy...