To The Ends of the Sandbox

To The Ends of the Sandbox

Jun 21, 2011

Empire Bay is a detailed and vast recreation of an East coast, 1940-50s US city. A fictional metropolis which resembles parts of a number of iconic American cities, it is the most impressive and memorable part of last year’s Mafia II. Despite being set in an urban sandbox it is a linear game devoid of side missions and optional narrative paths. You awake at...

Just Cause 2: demo impressions

Open world games are very good at instilling a general level of madness and carnage as it can feel as though everyone and their rabid dog is out to get you. GTA often sends wave after wave of suicidal policemen your way who appear to have no desire to experience their children growing up, and Far Cry 2 has an entire nation of people turn against you for no...

Just Cause 2 Demo Date Announced

Square Enix London announced an astounding, action packed demo for the highly anticipated sandbox action game, Just Cause 2. The demo is set to free fall on March 4, 2010 for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. If your unfamiliar with the newest iteration in this franchise, here’s a brief overview. You play as Rico Rodriquez, and you’re sent to the island of...

Just Cause 2: preview

Just Cause 2: preview

Nov 18, 2009

2006’s original Just Cause was basically an Xbox game ported onto the 360 and the PS2, riddled with bugs yet still rated as immensely enjoyable – more so by the gaming masses than the pro critics. Now, three years later, Avalanche come back to the table with a proper next gen version. Rico returns, this time as the muscle with an unidentified agency. On...

Direct uploading to youtube for Just Cause 2

Eidos announced on Friday that the upcoming PS3 version of Just Cause 2 (due early April 2010) will allow players to upload videos of their gameplay direct to Youtube. Although the details are yet to be revealed, we can confirm that the game itself automatically records the last 30 seconds of play and makes the video available for uploading from the menu, all...