“Scotland is one of the world’s most important games development clusters. It’s home to world leading and successful studios, including Rockstar, as well as over 2,300 creative staff in 162 studios. ” Dr Richard Wilson OBE, TIGA CEO
“In early 1967 the late Prof. Oscar Schwiglhofer , founder of the Scottish Branch of the British Interplanetary Society which by then had become independent as ASTRA, was given the chance to use a simulation of a Moon landing on a Strathclyde University computer programme.”
Crash Bandicoot really does feel like a continuation of the previous gens mascot platformer designs. But of course, the big difference is this is 3D so he has a fair few more directions he can move in than just left to right and jumping. Crash’s primary movement is with his back to the camera going forward, to the point the game went under the code name once of Sonic’s Ass Game.
Released in 1988 Ninja Gaiden for the Nintendo Entertainment System was released alongside an arcade version, though ultimately the NES version has become the one well known for its difficulty.
The story is set after the events of 4 and we’re thrown right into the action. Nero the main protag of 4 has had his arm ripped off and has been contacted by a man named V to take down the demon who did that, who he has called Urizen, Dante already way ahead of them and currently fighting the demon.
“What really helps these characters stand out is, as well as different designs, and being from all over the world, mechanically they play differently (except for Ryu Ken and Akuma who play as different versions of their own move pull). “
“A strange gloom has been leaking out from beneath Hyrule Castle which on contact drains the life from people.”
“Advance Wars is a turn based strategy video game that sees you take control of a CO of an army and faced off against another CO of an army to try and defeat that foe, either by capturing their HQ or destroying all their troops. “
After an opening in a strange dark oppressive looking world and introduced to all new Lombax Rivet (Lombax being the name of the species Ratchet is from) we catch up right away with our heroes being presented at a fantastic award ceremony, even mentioning how long it’s been since they have really done stuff (not counting the remake tie in to the movie).
The game starts the moment you turn it on