51w ago - MonkeyPaw Games Marketing Manager Ray Almeda announced that Rapid Angel is blessing PlayStation Network with its presence today!
Below are the details, to quote: MonkeyPaw Games is always looking for something to twist your mind a little.
A game that makes you wonder 'who came up with this?'. Luckily, there is no shortage of weird and wonderful curios from the land of Japan.
And today we're pleased to bring you the next of our "subliminally strange but always pleasing" Japanese imports for the PSN section.
Rapid Angel will debut, today, 21st December, at the reasonable price of £3.99/€4.99.
Anime characters set the scene in this captivating action beat 'em up. Choose between three heroines, each with their own fighting style and personality. There is much nuanced charm and detail here.
The gameplay goes back to the old days of running, jumping and fighting, picking up gems and coins for points, and food to replenish your life. The graphics, meanwhile, are very stylish and well-crafted. This combination of side-scrolling fisticuffs and addictive platforming has something special for those with a subtle eye for Japanese ingenuity.
Attention to detail is a mark of every great game and...
269w ago - For years, the Tokyo Game Show has been the one show on the calendar you can bet Sony is going to put on a performance.
Okay, they may have had a few issues in the past (overheating PS3s) but in general, TGS is their best show of the year. They nearly always headline the keynote and usually announce something or other.
This year, however, I can't help but feel that Sony isn't trying. Firstly, conceding the keynote to Microsoft is bad news, especially on home soil. With no major announcements from Sony, it was up to the publishers to deliver. At Square Enix, they had a closed cinema screening showing a trailer of their upcoming titles.
Problem was, the queue took forever and the film was too long (around 20 minutes). They showed all their development projects, of which half I'm sure most were uninterested in. There were no playable next-gen titles outside of the 360 area and the Square Enix booth was right next to Microsoft's.
Also, Microsoft had huge displays of The Last Remnant and Star Ocean, illustrating the close bond between the two companies. Sony on the other hand, was in a completely different hall.
I hear you, you're saying that's not Sony's fault. Fine, let's take a look at the PlayStation area. Despite not a single other booth having an age restriction...