Of all the highly anticipated titles this year, Super Smash Bros. has got to be somewhere near the top of the list. For the uninitiated, it’s a sprawling beat-em-up featuring a host of Nintendo’s greatest and toughest characters (and a few borrowed from …here and there, amongst other places). It’s a fabulous roster of fighting, and the 3DS version is upon us. I put on my fighting words and take the knocks to bring you this *knockout* review.
The Legend of Zelda is one of the most beloved action RPG franchises out there, and usually for good reason, among them being that it was one of the first console action RPGs in existence. The latest Legend of Zelda game, Skyward Sword, is the second Zelda title for the Wii, and the first of these titles that was made exclusively for the Wii (the prior, excellent title, Twilight Princess, had a simultaneous Gamecube release). Is Skyward Sword the best Zelda game out there? The worst? Let’s find out.
The month of April sees the release of the ninth installment of the popular series, Mortal Kombat. While fans look forward to inflicting all manner of brutal harm upon their enemies using their favourite MK characters, Machinima has uncovered footage of some fighters who auditioned for roles in the game but didn’t quite make the cut.
From a cannibalistic Pac-Man to a road-raging Toad, Machinima’s Mortal Kombat Secret Character Tryouts shows the fatalities of these retro, 8-bit characters. Check it out below.