The results of the Spike Video Game Awards 2010 are: GAME OF THE YEAR Winner: Red Dead Redemption (Rockstar Games / Rockstar San Diego) Losers: Call of Duty: Black Ops, God of War III, Halo: Reach, Mass Effect 2 STUDIO OF THE YEAR Winner: BioWare Losers: Blizzard Entertainment, Bungie Studios, Rockstar San Diego BEST XBOX 360 GAME Winner: Mass Effect 2 (Electronic Arts / BioWare) Losers: Alan Wake, Fable III, Halo: Reach BEST PS3 GAME Winner: God of War III (Sony Computer Entertainment / SCE Studios Santa Monica) Losers: Heavy Rain, ModNation Racers, Red Dead Redemption BEST Wii GAME Winner: Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Nintendo / Nintendo) Losers: Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby’s Epic Yarn, Metroid: Other M
WiiWare – Flowerworks: Follie’s Adventure (Nocturnal, 500 Wii Points) An enhanced version of the ‘Flowerworks’, Flowerworks: Follie’s Adventure is a meaty adventure game offering both single and two-player co-operative play and all new features such as, new Beginner & Mastery difficulty levels, in-game support for four languages (English, French, Spanish & German) and many more surprises.
If you know of the Pussycat Dolls, there’s a chance that you may have heard of Nicole Scherzinger, if not, she’s the main singer of the group and has remade the classic theme song originally by Tina Turner for the GoldenEye 007 videogame. The Wii and DS exclusive will feature the lethal, gritty style of Daniel Craig’s James Bond to outwit, outmanoeuvre and overtake an arms syndicate that threatens the world in an innovative, modern take on the legendary GoldenEye movie. Other features include: four-player split-screen Multiplayer 50 total characters eight classic Bond characters ten maps three standard modes and 17 special modifiers that allow gamers to create hundreds of game combinations. To see and find out more, visit www.goldeneyegame.com.
I don’t know and to be honest, anyone that thinks robots dream need to be brought back to reality with a slap to the head, but if you want to monitor your own sleep, there’s something released on DSiWare this week that will let you do just that.
Looking for something new on DSiWare this week? Or prefer to use your points for WiiWare? Here are what you can find coming up… Nintendo DSiWare – Glow Artisan (Powerhead Games, 500 Nintendo DSi Points) Hundreds of mind-bending puzzles await at the tips of your thumbs in this unique and colourful game. With 100 puzzles designed to test wits and ingenuity, players will have the chance to compete for 300 medals and trophies to prove they are sharp-minded. For those unable to crack the hardest puzzles, the Auto Solver function will mean no one has to get stuck at any point in the game.
Action RPG on a DS you say, well there’s apparently been two incarnations of Golden Sun before the latest which is due to launch on December 10th and called Golden Sun: Dark Dawn. The DS is a fine bit of machinery to be able to sit and play these kind of games for some hours, adventuring away, exploring and killing stuff in the name of Psynergy. Eh? Weyard is the world of which you’re in, but there’s a bit of a problem, vortexes are spreading everywhere and sucking all the Psynergy away, might not sound like that much of a problem until you consider that it’s the elemental magic needed to harness the power of earth, wind, water and fire used to defeat enemies and solve puzzles.
EA has announced a 3DS title that will allow gamers, especially kids and girls, to create their own little virtual garden on My Garden which at the moment, is a working title, regardless of them creating a mini-site for it. “With My Garden*, our aim was simple: to make something beautiful that comes to life on the Nintendo 3DS like no other platform,” said Rod Humble, Executive Vice President of the EA Play Label. “We hope to offer a game that’s so immersive that it truly brings the delight of owning a garden to life through a visually stunning 3D experience.”
A choice of no brainer action or lots of brain aching gaming is coming to DSiWare and WiiWare this week, with a SNES classic hitting Virtual Console.
Capcom has announced a line up of games that are making their way onto the Nintendo 3DS, well, I say line up, more like Mega Man Legends 3 Project and a couple of Resident Evil titles. [pe2-gallery] [/pe2-gallery] “We have wanted to create a new instalment in this series for a number of years,” commented the title’s Executive Producer, Keiji Inafune. “And it is great that we now have the opportunity to bring this title to the Nintendo 3DS.”
Big John Games, an independant developer from Minnesota have announced a new title for DSiWare coming on October 8th for those of you that like futuristic type of games in which you shoot stuff. Although it’s going to be on DSiWare doesn’t mean it won’t be a quality game, just from the screenshots it looks to have plenty of gameplay and not just thrown together in 5 minutes, to show some of the graphics and gameplay, there is also a trailer to see and figure if it’s worth 800 Nintendo DSi Points or not.